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Violette Szabo GC Museum

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Cartref Tump Lane, Hereford HR2 8HN, England
+44 1981 540477
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Interesting museum, well worth a visit

If you are in the vicinity of Hereford,take the time to visit this quaint, very small museum, which... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
London, United Kingdom
More a fascinating, guided tour with exhibits, than simply a museum

I am so glad we booked to visit this museum and would strongly recommend it to anyone with an... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
Essex, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Cartref Tump Lane, Hereford HR2 8HN, England
+44 1981 540477
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

If you are in the vicinity of Hereford,take the time to visit this quaint, very small museum, which is situated in the back garden of Ms Rigby. About the life and death of Violette Szarbo, WWII heroine, who worked with the French Resistance. Ms Rigby...More

3  Thank 356lynn1953
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I am so glad we booked to visit this museum and would strongly recommend it to anyone with an interest in World War 11 heroics and an hour or two available to learn the detail of the amazing life and exploits of Violette Szabo, You...More

3  Thank rick_poole
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We only came across this due to finding a notice on a walking trial. So found more about it on the internet. Extremely interesting, Mrs Rigby the owner was very helpful & full of knowledge of Violette Szabo. The museum (small building) is in the...More

1  Thank SAMPLUM
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Rosemary Rigby is a lovely lady, well worth a visit for her knowledge and enthusiasm and determination that we should always remember Violette Szabo and what she did during the war. The museum is packed floor to ceiling with memorabilia, well worth the visit.

1  Thank alecandlaura2012
Reviewed 13 October 2015

This brilliant museum is dedicated to the memory of Violette Szabo, a wartime heroine. Access is limited to certain days, but well worth a visit. Scope out the film Carve Her Name With Pride too which also tells Violette's story. Tie this in with a...More

1  Thank 501rayf
Reviewed 31 August 2015

I travelled down from Yorkshire for an overnight stay and a visit to this "museum" which would best be described as quirky. The elderly lady who runs it, Rosemary Rigby MBE, is extremely knowledgeable about Violette, the museum was set up in her garden after...More

1  Thank NigelJWHall
Reviewed 17 January 2014

Lovely lady ..though hand out immediately you enter for a donation, A bit chheky reallly particularly as there is so very little content in there.It is the size of a shed and full of books.Having had been given hundreds of thousands of pounds of donations...More

45  Thank sarah coombes c
Reviewed 26 September 2013

Although this remarkable venue is billed as a museum, it might best be described as a place of memorabilia. There is a very sound logic why it is located here that being that Violette Szabo once resided in the area. The 'museum' is the passion...More

17  Thank Stephen M
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