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Morpeth Bagpipe Museum

The Chantry | Bridge Street, Morpeth NE61 1PJ, England
+44 1670 500717
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Forget brassy Scottish bagpipes for real pipes!

This is a little museum about the Northumbrian Pipes. It is well laid out and informative. These... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2017
rogerrobert98
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Very interesting

As a Scottish family with a 9 year old bagpipe playing son this museum was a no-brainer for a... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Suzanne1308
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Aberdeenshire
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The Chantry | Bridge Street, Morpeth NE61 1PJ, England
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+44 1670 500717
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

This is a little museum about the Northumbrian Pipes. It is well laid out and informative. These pipes worked by the players elbow have a softer note but as long a history

Thank rogerrobert98
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

As a Scottish family with a 9 year old bagpipe playing son this museum was a no-brainer for a visit. We all found it really interesting and informative. It's not the largest of museums but with free entry you can't go wrong. Great tourist information...More

Thank Suzanne1308
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Not just Highland pipes and the local Northumbrian pipes - but bagpipes from across Europe and the world - an internationally important collection hidden away upstairs above the TIC and Craft Centre in this 13th century Chantry. Well displayed but seriously under-publicised Free entry and...More

Thank NicB783
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

You want to know about bagpipes then this is the place, housed in the old Chantry standing in the shadow of the old telford bridge you'll find all you need to know about the history of bagpipes. That is the northumbrian bagpipe which is quite...More

Thank Dazcmartin
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

Being new to the area, we visited for the TOTALLY RANDOM factor! Ha! Free entrance, nice and quirky with some interesting information boards and displays.

Thank Kirsty S
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Dropped in to the Bapgpipe museum amd leartn lots I never knew about Northumberland pipes and scottish bagpipes. Its only a small museum, and is free and asked for donations. It is above the tourist information shop which was well stocked and we spent a...More

Thank Beth H
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

A fascinating if very small museum, of interest to anyone interested in music or in this part of the country. However, its attractiveness is massively reduced now as none of the audio equipment works - recordings, headphones, demonstrations etc etc, and we were told this...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2017

By the Bridge in ever popular Morpeth it is somewhere everyone should visit if in Morpeth. The subject matter may seem strange in England for a museum, but it is so interesting . treat yourself and visit. Good carparking over the mini roundabout to the...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I visited here as new residents to the area. I was a little sceptical about wether I would really find the content engaging but I was totally wrong. The museum is very well laid out and very informative, as the saying goes,...More

Thank June G
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Reviewed 13 December 2016

On a visit to Morpeth we popped in to this unique museum. There is something here of interest to anyone with an interest in music. The building in which it is housed is also a Tourist Information office and Shop which held some nice gifts...More

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