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The International Garden Cities Exhibition

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Free and worth visiting

We were at a loose end and there is not a great deal of entertainment to be had in Letchworth on a... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2018
Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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Very interesting

International garden cities exhibition very interesting. Was not aware they were based on towns... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
Chesham, United Kingdom
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12 Feb 2018
“Free and worth visiting”
27 Jun 2017
“Very interesting”
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296 Norton Way South, Letchworth SG6 1SU, England
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

We were at a loose end and there is not a great deal of entertainment to be had in Letchworth on a Friday morning so went to this little museum. We were really happy we did. It’s all about the history of the garden city...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

International garden cities exhibition very interesting. Was not aware they were based on towns built for factory workers. Useful to see where the other garden cities are in the world.

Thank Mintyburble
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Joined a walking tour of LGC led by Josh from the Garden Cities Exhibition. Very knowledgeable guide and interesting 2.5 hour walk. Quite a lot of walking but well paced - starting at TIC in town and finishing at Exhibition. Runs once a month on...More

Thank MS17
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We visit Letchworth regularly and love the architecture and character of the town. This is a great little exhibition which tells you all about the history of the UK's first Garden City. It's well presented, with lots of "real" artifacts. Be warned it's only open...More

Thank machinmad
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

It's a very good place for eating and rest for a while and for play to littele children they are very happy to see this location

Thank Shahidpiru
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Influencing the creation of modern dwelling areas worldwide since 1900, the garden city movement started here in Letchworth. The converted office of Parker & Unwin, architects, has been converted to an exhibition capturing the spirit of the movement in a setting full of period features...More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Walk past this nearly every day and this was my first visit. Interesting. Well laid out and informative. Plus welcoming staff.

Thank Claire P
Reviewed 8 January 2015

I took a group of around 20 U3A members around. This is an excellent exhibition, not just for those interested in New towns, like northstowe in cambridgeshire

1  Thank Ian H
Reviewed 29 August 2014

Wow didn't know Letchworth Garden City had so much going on from long ago. Worth a visit just to see how Letchworth has developed over the years and what use to go on in the town and what is going on now. It is great...More

2  Thank Peter W
Reviewed 23 November 2013

This is a simple question, but has connotations for all of us. The exhibition helps us to understand what happened, why and how. There is a nice blend of modern technology with images and words to tell the story. The building itself is a piece...More

2  Thank Eddie M
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Shirley A T
9 March 2017|
Response from StokeyTravels |
Yes! It's called Letchworth Garden City as every house has a front and back garden. There are also parks, commons and green spaces.