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Tewkesbury Museum

64 Barton Street, Tewkesbury GL20 5PX, England
+44 1684 292901
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Inspiring

Great little museum, learnt alot about the local history. Many artifacts from area and lots of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Patrogrib
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Gillingham
Interesting

Very interesting + thought provoking. Lovely displays, helpful well informed staff. Worth a look... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
marycush
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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TEWKESBURY MUSEUM A local museum in a wonderful Tudor building, celebrating the town's rich and diverse history with collections that range from early Roman and the Battle of Tewkesbury to Antarctic exploration and the Mop Fair. The museum is changing all the time as it moves into new spaces within the building. For those interested in the history of this fascinating market town, there are some real treasures to discover here. Our opening times are : March to August Tue -Fri 1pm to 4pm Sept to Oct Tue -Fri 12am to 3pm November to April Saturday only 12am to 3pm
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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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64 Barton Street, Tewkesbury GL20 5PX, England
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"steep stairs"
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"fairground rides"
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"antarctic explorer"
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"barton street"
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"three floors"
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"run by volunteers"
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"well worth a visit"
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"local history"
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"free admission"
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"mop fair"
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"small donation"
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"interesting items"
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"little gem"
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"civil war"
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"on display"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great little museum, learnt alot about the local history. Many artifacts from area and lots of reading material.

Thank Patrogrib
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting + thought provoking. Lovely displays, helpful well informed staff. Worth a look about

Thank marycush
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Strongly recommend this great little museum. Local history from WWII , Victorian period and Tewksbury War of Roses battle. A great diorama of Tewksbury battlefield . Volunteer staff enthusiastic and friendly and free admission.

Thank Pete E
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

We were recently in Tewkesbury and decided to pop into the local museum. Whilst I’m not saying it’s the largest or the most glamorous museum I will say what sets it apart are the people who work/volunteer. The lady who greeted us was really lovely....More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

A fascinating place to visit with information well displayed about the history of the house and the battle of Tewkesbury during the war of the roses well worth a visit

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

A small but interesting independent museum run by volunteers. Entrance is free of charge, although they appreciate and really do deserve a donation. Being volunteers the staff are friendly and knowledgeable. The Museum is housed in an old Tudor Building which is as interesting as...More

1  Thank Mr_Mike-GB
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

A lovely little museum set up on a quaint old Tewkesbury building which is run by volunteers. A lovely insight into the old Tewksbury from very early civilisation through to second world war and after. Each room themed and if you look hard enough there...More

1  Thank ian4310
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

I do like Tewkesbury. What a lovely little museum. All free and you get a real flavour of the town. It is not on a big scale and older people wouldn't like the stairs but I hope people continue to visit. The medieval upper storey...More

1  Thank Hillarion
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

Most small town museums have bits of Roman pottery dug up locally, and exhibits relating to the history of their markets. There are a few of such items here, but also a large model of the battle of Tewkesbury and a collection of model fairground...More

1  Thank 785ian
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

A jumble of a building filled with a jumble of objects. Lots of really steep stairs and very difficult to get around. Visit to pass the time but don't make an effort to get there.

1  Thank Ann M
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