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Well worth a visit to lean about the history of Ashford. Amazing how many local people don't even... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Alex30013k
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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Ashford museum. Is hidden away in the church court yard?

Ashford museum. Very interesting. And Informative Museum. The museum, it worth a look. I little gem... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
Raymond S
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Dr. Wilks Hall was originally the Ashford Boys grammar school built in 1635 & named after the sponsor "Norton Knatchbull". No.18 is our Railway section on the ground floor. We cover the history of Ashford Borough from Neolithic to present day.A lot...more
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18 Church Yard | Ashford, Kent, Ashford TN23 1QG, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit to lean about the history of Ashford. Amazing how many local people don't even know Ashford has a museum. It's free so worth popping in.

Thank Alex30013k
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Ashford museum. Very interesting. And Informative Museum. The museum, it worth a look. I little gem hidden away. Has some interesting exhibits? From bye gone times. Tells the story of Ashford.

Thank Raymond S
Reviewed 1 September 2018

I was born in Ashford but left many years ago, only returning occasionally to visit family. Having some spare time I looked into the museum and loved it! On a personal note I found a photo of a close family member which I had never...More

Thank Andrew H
IANLYNNES, Manager at Ashford Borough Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Hi Andrew, We are glad you enjoyed your visit to our little museum. We are very short of space to show all of our exhibits. As many people have said to us it's like walking into the Tardis. Please do visit us again as we...More

Reviewed 24 July 2018

This is a location well worth a visit, it returns you to Ashford the Market Town. In lovely setting surrounded by a variety of places to eat. Parking an access for wheelchairs in easy an resonable distance

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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

My wife had brought the kids earlier this month, and we decided we might see more with another visit. The information and photos are great, and it’s nice to see so much Local history. I’m not a fordian born and bred but I love the...More

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IANLYNNES, Manager at Ashford Borough Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Ashford Museum would like to thank you for your very kind remarks regarding our small but interesting museum. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to you returning in the future. We try to make as interesting as possible, mainly for...More

Reviewed 21 January 2018

I was waiting for a friend to arrive on the train and had an hour or so to kill so wandered into Ashford city centre with the intention of grabbing a coffee to kill the time. This was when I saw a tiny sign for...More

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IANLYNNES, Manager at Ashford Borough Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Ashford Museum would like to thank for visiting our small museum. We hope you enjoyed the displays and appreciate your very kind comments. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 19 December 2017

It was surprising as to how much is packed into the museum, it was very interesting, especially the world war 2 and the train sections

Thank rollercolin
IANLYNNES, Manager at Ashford Borough Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thank you for visiting our small but interesting museum and hope you come again.

Reviewed 2 December 2017

A must for anyone wishing to understand Ashford's place in the county, and country. Each year there is a focus on a different aspect of Ashford, to tie in with special anniversaries or highlight a specific piece of Ashford's history. The museum provides activities for...More

Thank Christine g
IANLYNNES, Manager at Ashford Borough Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

We have a small museum but try to show the varied parts of the town history. We are glad you enjoyed your visit & look forward to your return visit.

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

What another hidden gem that Ashford has! This museum is fabulous for finding out about our towns history and all free, which is a rare find nowadays!

Thank juliaandadam123
IANLYNNES, Manager at Ashford Borough Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

Thank you for visiting our small but interesting museum. We try to display the varied parts of the towns history. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit.

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

I had no idea this little gem of a museum existed. What a lovely suprise. Lovely staff, really interesting artifacts.

Thank Joanne K
IANLYNNES, Manager at Ashford Borough Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2018

We have a lot see in our small museum. We hope you enjoyed your visit & look forward to seeing you on your next visit to the town. Please inform your friends. Thank you.

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