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Lovely decorations

Although the Christmas decorations have been in place a while. The house still looked lovely and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Chrisgale
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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A local history treasure trove

I visited on Saturday 15th December, I’ve been meaning to go for a long while and I was not... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SusieH578
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Revolution House 61 High Street | Old Whittington, Chesterfield S41 9JZ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although the Christmas decorations have been in place a while. The house still looked lovely and very atmospheric. Lots of hard work. Admission is free but check opening times. Enthusiastic volunteers. Small with an interesting history, parking on road, very nice visit

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited on Saturday 15th December, I’ve been meaning to go for a long while and I was not disappointed. It’s a small museum but packed with history, as I walked into the house I was able to imagine the house in times gone by....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 15 December 2018

We visited for the Christmas carol concert and I was a bit disappointed to be honest. We probably need to go back at a less busy time but because so many people were there it was very hard to get any understanding or appreciation of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank JanChesterfield
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Good hour spent in this house with the curator who was personable, engaging and informative. It brought the history to life and the furniture, fittings and environment are interesting and relevant to history and where we are today. Admission is free but please leave a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank pboroman
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Stumbled upon this while out walking after calling at the pub next door, found out something new which is always good, the member of staff on duty was very friendly and knowledgeable, great to see somewhere like this being preserved, worth calling in if you...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank 92glennw
Reviewed 15 November 2017

This is a really unusual place - I can't think of anywhere else like it. It's an old pub where there was a meeting of a group of noblemen planning the Glorious Revolution of 1688.They were supposed to meet on a nearby moor but apparently...More

Date of experience: October 2017
4  Thank smith1265
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Tried going on a Monday only to discover its only open on weekends, when we first tried venturing into the museum the only road sign took us in the completely opposite direction which wasn't good but we found it eventually. Knowing where it actually was...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Lucyj96
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We visited this lovely little house and thoroughly enjoyed it. Fascinating history and the staff were very welcoming and knowledgeable. Totally recommend a visit for adults and kids alike.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank jomatthews123
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Revolution House is a little gem, worth visiting for at least three different reasons. Firstly, because it is a lovely 17th century house, so would be worth visiting even if it had no other significance, if you like historical buildings. Secondly, it has a fine...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank Alan H
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Wonderful visit during our stay in Chesterfield. Completely FREE! Interesting video, very helpful and friendly staff. Fascinating history.

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Just_in_the_south
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