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Museum of the Horse

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Very Educational

Did not know this place existed but a great find as we were re tracking over the area from many... read more

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andy w
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Daytona Beach Shores, Florida
My kingdom for a horse

If you’re interested in horses then this museum is well worth a visit. Many rooms with different... read more

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AndyWhetstone
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday

Did not know this place existed but a great find as we were re tracking over the area from many years ago, used to be the Newcastle Hotel but now is a venue for horse people and general public as it shows the history of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you’re interested in horses then this museum is well worth a visit. Many rooms with different collections of horse artefacts as well as. Lots of information about how horses were used in wars etc. History of use with carriages, postal services etc. There is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

I visited the Museum of the Horse in Tuxford today to get some primary research for a university project I am currently working on. The museum was lovely, very interesting and a wide selection of horse related items which were very interesting and well displayed...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Sally M, Owner at Museum of the Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you so much. Much appreciated. It was lovely to meet you both. I hope you get top grades in your project! With best wishes, Sally.

Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

There was a group of four of us just need a something to fill the afternoon in we went open minded and found there was much more in this museum than what we expected well worth a visit and the tea rooms was excellent

Date of experience: January 2018
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Sally M, Owner at Museum of the Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thank you for the review. Very pleased you enjoyed it. Please do tell your friends. It is difficult to get it known! Best wishes, Sally.

Reviewed 28 October 2017

This museum was only founded about four years ago but has an unbeliervably wide ranging collection of just about everything to do with horses from 400 BC to the present - except that is the beasts themselves! Even if not a 'horsey' person you will...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Sally M, Owner at Museum of the Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Thank you so much for a lovely review. So pleased you enjoyed it! Do come and see us again. You can follow the museum on facebook, Museum of the Horse and the gallery too Sally Mitchell fine arts. We do hold events from time to...More

Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Anyone with an interest in history and anything equine should visit - beautifully laid out and well documented. Situated in top of the gallery (defy anyone leaving without a purchase) it was peaceful and genuinely interesting. A good mix of English and overseas with done...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Sally M, Owner at Museum of the Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Thank you very much for your very kind review. I am so pleased you enjoyed it. Do follow us on facebook and if you would like details of exhibitions or activities at the museum send me your email address to sally@dogart.com Regards, Sally.

Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Just happened to come across a sign for the museum on my journey up the A1 and made a mental note to visit on my return journey if I had time. I'm so glad I did. The museum houses many artefacts, some over 2000 years...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Sally M, Owner at Museum of the Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2017

Thank you so much for your very kind review. I am sorry about the lack of discount. You must look very young for your age! So pleased you enjoyed it! We always have different exhibitions in the gallery and some changes in the museum so...More

Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

What a lovely friendly museum to visit. Lots of interesting horsey exhibits with excellent signage. The coffee shop next door is also great. Well worth a visit even if you are not horsey.More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Sally M, Owner at Museum of the Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2017

Thank you so much for your very kind review. I am so pleased you enjoyed it. We change things from time to time so do drop in again if in the area. If you would like notifications of activities at the museum drop me a...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Myself and my friend took the trip on August Bank holiday Monday to the museum both being mad horse lovers buy sadly to find it closed, I checked the website and it said they were open Mondays and no mention of openings on a bank...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Sally M, Owner at Museum of the Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for a lovely review. Very pleased you enjoyed it. If you want to follow us on facebook Museum of The Horse Tuxford you will see when we organise events at the museum that might be of interest. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Took my pony loving daughter to see the museum rather reluctantly and ended up amazed! The collection is extensive extremely diverse! They even have a saddle from the battle of the little Big Horn or Custers Last Stand! This is well worth a visit and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Sally M, Owner at Museum of the Horse, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you so much! So pleased you enjoyed it.

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