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The Wilfred Owen Story

34 Argyle Street, Birkenhead CH41 6AE, England
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Shropshire remembers

Whilst reading about RAF Shawbury on the net I came across the websight " Shropshire Remembers", It... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
francis m
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
Friday afternoon visit

Lovely, moving and quaint! Very helpful staff and some effort has gone in to this. Support from... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Trevor W
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  • Excellent37%
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  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
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“poets” (5 reviews)
“war” (4 reviews)
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34 Argyle Street, Birkenhead CH41 6AE, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whilst reading about RAF Shawbury on the net I came across the websight " Shropshire Remembers", It explains how Wilfred Owen was born in Oswestry. My previous reviews have been about food and where you can eat mainly in Lancashire and now The Wirral/Cheshire, so...More

Thank francis m
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely, moving and quaint! Very helpful staff and some effort has gone in to this. Support from council = £0.

Thank Trevor W
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

I used to work in Birkenhead, but didn't know this was here until I saw it on Tripadvisor. Went to visit today, was advertised as open from 1pm but had to go get the keys from the art gallery a few doors down, as they...More

Thank SGM67
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Reviewed 6 November 2014

A small attraction and of considerable interest for fans of the poet and the period - take it in when visiting the Hamilton Quarter and the more or less next door Della Robbia Pottery - but check web for opening times -

7  Thank MAGNUS P
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Reviewed 26 July 2014

advertising this as a museum is a joke its a little shop. also i cheecked the website before i visited and it was shut at a time it was advertised to be open i ran g the number and it just rang out. i had...More

11  Thank fredsasson
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Reviewed 13 July 2014

Wilfred Owen (1893 - 1918) came to live in Birkenhead with his family in 1898 following his father's appointment as Assistant Station Master with the GWR at Woodside station. He was admitted as a pupil at the fee-paying Preparatory Department of the Birkenhead Institute on...More

6  Thank John G
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Reviewed 7 February 2014

Unfortunately, this attraction was closed when I visited mid-afternoon on Wed 5/2/14, despite the info I'd previously obtained on the website (thewilfredowenstory.com) that it was open Jan/Feb between 1 and 4pm and longer hours/more days from March. There was an option to call at a...More

8  Thank KevtheExplorer
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Reviewed 6 November 2013 via mobile

A must for anyone visiting the Wirral. History a very brave man which needs to be part of our nations acknowledged culture.

2  Thank Raymond W
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Reviewed 28 September 2013

Noticed this small museum whilst trying to waste time on my way to a meeting that I was very early for - dedicated to local poet Wilfred Owen with lots that those who are fans will appreciate. When I called in there was a great...More

3  Thank claudiaWirral
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Reviewed 29 July 2013

I recentlt took a small group of sdervice users from Irene Kennedy Centre a homeless resource and drop in centre to visit this local venue after discussing local war poet Wilfred Owen s work . Although the venue was small this was made up for...More

4  Thank Tom P
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