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  • Robert M
    Austin, TX510 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Get tickets to the Life in the Roman Army exhibit!! I wrote a term paper on the Roman Army over 40 years ago (feels like it was closer to when they were actually around!). In the decades since, I've been a closet fan. This was the first time I got to see this exquisite of a collection of authentic equipment. The exhibits were well thought thru and highly recommended. By the time we got finished and went into the museum proper, we were shocked by the transformation from well managed flow to insane crowds. After less than an hour of finishing the show, we were gone. Couldn't handle the hordes. If you have the time, and the patience, this is a phenomenal museum full of priceless art & artifacts.
    Written 17 April 2024
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  • Rigel_800
    Stafford, UK52 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    We took our grandchildren here as a Christmas treat and they thoroughly enjoyed it. They loved being photographed with some of their favourite characters, especially in the Marvel and Star Wats zones. At the beginning of the walk through we found it difficult because the displays didn’t seem to have names and we aren’t into ‘celebrity’ but as you walk through there are clear plaques and information boards. We avoided the horror section as two of our group were quite young but they did enjoy the black cab ride through history. Overall, it’s great attraction for kids.
    Written 7 January 2024
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  • Christian Z
    4 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I went because I heard good things about it from friends and since it was included in the London pass, I decided to give it a go.

    The first part was a well thought out glimpse into the history of the bridge from Roman to Victorian times. Though the sets are a bit worse for wear, it was fun and the actors did their best to bring their characters to life. Especially the barman at the end was really engaging and I would have stayed and listened to him a bit longer.

    Afterwards the scary part of the experience begins, within a haunted house style walking attraction. As there are several real people in there to frighten you, expect a number of jump scares. You walk through different classic horror themed areas which give off a bit of a ghost train vibe adding to the experience. Some scares are really unexpected and if you go there with younger children you might want to opt for their guardian angel option.

    All in all a fun, scary experience.
    Written 22 September 2023
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  • Danni Laz
    Cambridge, UK4 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    I remember coming here as a child and it scared the life out of me. All of the creepy models that were there now have seemed to have disappeared and replaced by more of an actor experience. It was still really good and immersive but I do like a bit of nostalgia they should bring a good section of these back.
    Written 11 March 2024
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  • Butlerfamily
    Leicester, UK238 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Arrived nice and early so no queues, had issues at first with the audio guide hence one star dropped. Mine would connect to the headset as it had a fault with the plug and my sons went out of charge half way around and the guide sent him to see another guide to get it sorted. The tour itself is very good though and as a neutral found it very interesting and what a stadium.
    Written 16 April 2024
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  • Margaret O
    6 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Our U3A group had two guided tours and learned a lot about Horatio Nelson. Ask Suzy to tell you about the little handmade sailing boat found on a remote tropical island and restored. The natives who created her from natural materials believe she has a soul. It's a very touching story.
    Written 15 March 2024
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  • Eileen R
    Leeds, UK193 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Visited the Cutty Sark yesterday, taking our grandson to Toddler Time. A nice friendly lady showed the children some aspects of the ship and what the crew would have eaten and then finished off by reading them a story, After Toddler time we had the opportunity to fully tour the ship which seems to be much bigger on the inside than how it appears from the outside. Toddlers were free and the accompanying adults were only charged £5 which made it excellent value.
    Written 14 March 2024
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  • yaki a
    Tel Aviv, Israel441 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very interesting and educational museum. Kids will really enjoy it and you can expect having 2-4 hours at the place.

    They can view items , discuss and in some cases touch them
    Written 15 April 2024
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  • Karo B
    2 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    An old times' style museum: interesting exhibits, plenty of information to read, and a murder scene on one of the floors. It wasn't busy there and it was nice not to be rushed around. We (two adults, and children 13 and 14) spent there over an hour, taking our time to read and look at the displays. There's also a lovely cafe shop 'The wombats' round the corner from the museum, 2min walk.
    Written 12 April 2024
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  • NYCWorld
    New York City, NY94 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    lovely museum, chock full of fascinating memorabilia and compelling stories. Really got a sense of Dickens life and inspirations, and the Mutual Friends exhibit was exraordinary. The volunteer was friendly and wonderfully informative. The gift shop is tiny but chock full of great items, and I'm heartbroken that we didn't have time to
    stop in the café; planning a return this summer!
    Written 13 April 2024
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  • tegdotravel
    Milford Haven, UK12 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    It’s really interesting but not for weak stomached people. Great for people who are studying humans and science. Lots to look at maybe a bit too crammed in especially with lots of people looking around.
    Written 15 April 2024
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  • Conor F
    London, UK9 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A great museum the only downside is it’s extremely small and a tad expensive for the experience you get but all in all it’s a good little museum
    Written 25 February 2024
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  • 5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Lovely rail ride and learning history of postal. See alot of Post Boxes and Red Telephone Box, both British Iconic. Bought a Post Cat plush. But still haven't got my own money with picture of me which I creat in museum and sent to my e-mail.
    Written 25 March 2024
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  • tezpil
    Portsmouth, UK4,669 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    It's fairly cheap to get in so bearing in mind the price it was okay, informative and a bit of fun to browse round. A tradition style museum with plenty of interesting facts.
    Written 7 April 2024
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  • QueenslandTommy
    Burpengary, Australia1,459 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A nice museum to spend 1 hour understanding the history of the bank of England , you can download a audio guide or the guide on your phone , some good information, interactive items for both young & old. A couple of video presentation with seating and the highlight of lifting the 13 kilo gold bar. The gift shop has a good variety of gifts, the staff are pleasant and the museum is worth a visit
    Written 15 April 2024
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