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Gordon Russell Design Museum

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Gordon Russell Design Museum a wonderful gem for everyone interested in interior design

Can recommend a day in the Cotswolds: for example Broadway - which has a very interesting design... read more

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Maja D
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Small but brilliant

We called in to see what this museum was all about, not expecting to be wowed by the detail of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wellington, United Kingdom
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The museum celebrates the life and work of renowned furniture designer Sir Gordon Russell and his company. Schooled in the Arts and Crafts tradition of the Cotswolds, Gordon Russell believed that the hand crafted tradition of British cabinet making...more
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15 Russell Square, Broadway WR12 7AP, England
+44 1386 854695
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Reviewed today

Can recommend a day in the Cotswolds: for example Broadway - which has a very interesting design museum: Gordon Russel Design Museum - furniture makers - kind of a forerunner of Habitat, combining the best of craft work and machines. Gordon Russell was also involved...More

Thank Maja D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in to see what this museum was all about, not expecting to be wowed by the detail of information about a very clever, but almost forgotten, artist/craftsman. We spent longer here than anticipated because it was so engaging. This is well worth a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gordon Russell survived the trenches of World War One determined to create in the wake of so much that had been destroyed. On the site of his Broadway workshop is now dedicated a museum to his memory. There are notable examples of his 1920s arts...More

Thank futtock21
Reviewed 30 September 2018

I didn't know the name of Gordon Russell before visiting the museum (while staying at Russells hotel). However the style of much of the furniture - especially the fascinating collection of radio and hifi cases they made for the likes of Murphy in the 1950s)...More

Thank silverfirs
Reviewed 30 September 2018

A real surprise and wonderful history. Amazing furniture that I couldn’t resist touching with several pieces that I wished I could take home. A smashing museum which is very well organised. The gentleman in charge was very informative, his enthusiasm infectious.

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 28 September 2018

We read about the connection between the Russell family and the Lygon Arms Hotel where we were staying. We had a very informative tour of the museum by a trustee. If you are interested in post war furniture design you will find a visit this...More

Thank Peter J
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Well worth a visit and walk around the museum - only small, but with some great examples of Russel's work and contemporaneous objects. The short introduction from the volunteers was most informative and made for a very interesting visit.

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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Gordon Russell was an important figure in modern English furniture design and manufacture. However, We were not expecting much from a free museum. It turned out to be amazingly well done and an eye opener for sure if one is not familiar with the contribution...More

Thank Grey C
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Interesting if you have a desire to learn more about Gordon Russell and ‘Arts and Craft’ movement. A bit niche and quaint. Is it worth the £5 entry fee? Hmmm...

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Reviewed 15 August 2018

I went to visit The Gordon Russell Museum as part of research into the influence of the Arts and Crafts movement. This museum shows the inspiration Gordon Russell took from the designers of that period and how furniture making developed with the intelligent use of...More

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Clare B
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like the other guy said, booking not required but check opening times especially seaspnsl changes. enjoy.