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Fascinating glimpse of historic Exeter

We went along on a Sunday afternoon and one of the Exeter Historical Buildings Trust stewards gave... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Ruth O
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I found out, earlier this month, that it had finally opened but only on a Sunday afternoon between... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
ste141
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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16 Jul 2018
“Fascinating glimpse of historic Exeter ”
29 Apr 2018
“My visit”
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The Mint | Now re-opened following a programme of restoration, Exeter EX4 3BL, England
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Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We went along on a Sunday afternoon and one of the Exeter Historical Buildings Trust stewards gave us a free tour over about half an hour and answered lots of questions. This place is really interesting and has had many uses in its time (monastery,...More

Thank Ruth O
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

The building had structural problems, now sorted and has changed from council ownership to a charitable group which owns other property in the area. Now open one Sunday a month for free, the rest of the time you have to pay to go in to...More

Thank LovelyDevon
Reviewed 29 April 2018

I found out, earlier this month, that it had finally opened but only on a Sunday afternoon between 1pm and 4pm. When I walked in, I found I was the only visitor, though I still got offered a guided tour. I was told there is...More

Thank ste141
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Just entering the Priory undercroft is jaw dropping but then you move into Tudor life. There is even a display of ancient medical stuff. Magical

1  Thank drdrad
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Brilliant staff, good prices, well looked after place, grand athmosphere, peaceful environment, fun fatcs to lear, quiet reflection time on what was and still is...need we say more? A stratofab place!

1  Thank phdgillon
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Interesting building with some good interpretation material. They could do a lot more but the building fabric is deteriorating fast. See it while you can. Look out for "Exeter Open Days" when the it is open and free. Suitable for most ages as the visit...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 22 June 2015

I visited this very interesting place helping my daughter with a group of children from her school. We all dressed up and ate the food of the time which was delicious. Both the children and adults had a wonderful and very informative time.

1  Thank LindandJohn
Reviewed 11 December 2014

Lovely Tudor house - not very big but full of atmosphere. On certain days kids can dress up and experience Tudor clothes, games, cooking etc and in other days evening concerts with instruments from Tudor times. If you don't like kids, check it isn't a...More

2  Thank LovelyDevon
Reviewed 3 November 2014

St Nicholas' priory may only be small, but it is a great place to take the kids for an hour or two. It's amazingly interactive; children can play with the 'food' in the dining room, dress up in the chambers upstairs, and take around 'Robert...More

Thank Growlinglucifer
Reviewed 2 September 2014

The oldest roofed building in Exeter and a good insight into the Tudor and medieval periods. The family activities are particularly fun so check ahead as many of them are free.

Thank Aliceofstars
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