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Whittlesey Museum

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The Old Town Hall, Market Street, Whittlesey, Peterborough PE7 1BD, England
+44 7706 132437
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Really Interesting Little Gem

Visited during the Straw Bear Festival, which really helped in our understanding of what was going... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2018
CnMBath
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Bath
Emmmm. Not again

I love museums but I'm sorry to say this place was not a nice experience. The place is very small... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
Lynsey P
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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Whittlesey Museum tells the story of Whittlesey, Coates and Eastrea from prehistoric times to the current day. We have something for everybody so why not pop in and see us?
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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“straw bear” (2 reviews)
“little gem” (2 reviews)
“history” (6 reviews)
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The Old Town Hall, Market Street, Whittlesey, Peterborough PE7 1BD, England
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+44 7706 132437
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Visited during the Straw Bear Festival, which really helped in our understanding of what was going on. Very impressed with the friendly staffs' knowledge of the area

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

I love museums but I'm sorry to say this place was not a nice experience. The place is very small and most of the stuff I can find at my grandads so didn't find it interesting at all. The only bit that was of any...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

What can I say about Whittlesey (but I am biased) half the size of a English cemetery and twice as dead. For fenland town history buffs only.

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Reviewed 27 May 2017

I was in Whittelsey for a bus rally and the nuseum was open - donations if you wanted to. They had gone out of their way to put on a small display on local transport. Something different around every corner - ran by volunteers who...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2016

My last visit in October was not myfirstvisitto this museum. It is a wonderful museum run by volunteers and tells you the history of this lovely town on the outskirts of Peterborough. It also displays the woolly mammoth tusk found at nearby King's Delph. Also...More

1  Thank Greg C
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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I live in Whittlesey and had never been ...so one Sunday I thought why not only a £1... Great little museum and takes around 40 min tops and really gives you an insight to Whittlesey and surrounding areas history.

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Reviewed 16 July 2016

Although a small town museum, it is full of history and interesting local items. We were quite taken up not only with the museum itself but the commitment and dedication of the people that run it. Well done and thank you very much for keeping...More

1  Thank JoBloggs771
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Reviewed 21 February 2016

Only takes 30 min to walk round this very interesting yest small museum. Gives a real good insite to the local area and its history. If in Whittlesey well worth a visit

2  Thank murv1330
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Reviewed 15 December 2015

Lovely little museum, can't really understand how they pack so much in such a small building , fantastic historical gem

1  Thank Simon W
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Reviewed 3 November 2015

So much local history, so much to see. Small place inside the old fire station on the High Street, very quaint.

1  Thank Juliet S
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Clare W
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The current entry fees are £1 for adults and 50p for children.
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