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John Moore Museum

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Wonderful stuffed birds

Tewkesbury is generously endowed with late medieval half-timbered buildings, which make the town... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Petherwin
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Malvern, United Kingdom
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Interesting and Informative. Well worth a visit!

There is a small entrance fee. There are several old buildings (very old!) which constitute the... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
brianmUK
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Ogmore Vale, United Kingdom
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 23 October 2015

The John Moores museum consists of two parts, the first is a series of exhibits about the natural world and wildlife in the area,which is quite interesting. The second part is a 15th century Merchants house with audio guides. This part is really fascinating and...More

3  Thank Brian H
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Reviewed 17 August 2014

we visited Tewkesbury in June and found the town very worthwhile We saw many of the attractions but on going to the John Moore found it closed for a school visit so were unable to see what people call this little gem. When I did...More

3  Thank patricia w
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Tewkesbury is generously endowed with late medieval half-timbered buildings, which make the town very attractive to look at as you walk through its streets and down its alleyways. The John Moore Museum is located in one of the 23 houses that constitute an extraordinary sequence...More

1  Thank Petherwin
Reviewed 22 August 2018

There is a small entrance fee. There are several old buildings (very old!) which constitute the premises of the John Moore Museum and you may be able to visit them all. The exhibits are local artifacts, examples of local wildlife, and rooms which show the...More

Thank brianmUK
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Our children LOVE this musuem and particularly the Merchants House to dress up and pretend to cook with medieval food - they could spend hours there

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Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

I must confess to having no idea who John Moore was, I do now! Quirky three storey small museum of natural history with local artefacts. Lots of stuffed animals and birds (all of whom died naturally or by accident!). More interesting is the Tudor Shop...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2018

On a three day visit to the town, this museum was almost directly opposite the hotel where I was staying, so not to have looked and would have felt churlish. A real little gem. A mixture of exhibits with interesting descriptions, exemplifying the life's work...More

Thank frankart_10
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Been to Tewkesbury many times and walked past this place, which, apart from being a historic building, never tempted inside, being unsure of whether it was a very 'public' place due to its sleepy almost unoccupied appearance. But it turned out to be quite a...More

Thank exess60
Reviewed 10 May 2018

A visit to the John Moore museum is a must if you come to Tewkesbury. The museum was developed in memory of the naturalist and author who was born and brought up in the town, and as one might expect, the exhibitions in the main...More

Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Visited earlier today. Staff are really helpful and welcoming. Great museum to visit. A credit to the town

1  Thank SimonS3084
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Beautifully restored building with lots to discover about John Moore and the countryside around Tewkesbury. Don't miss the Secret Garden.

Thank 23beatrice
Reviewed 5 August 2017

The building alone is something special, amongst the oldest in Tewkesbury. The first set of stairs were a little tricky for my mom, but the second set were much easier for her to manage. Having grown up about 7 miles away, I found all the...More

3  Thank augen
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