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Ludlow Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Very small, but worth a look

This is a small museum that has a bit of everything from geological specimens to a couple of cases... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
pjg3
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York, United Kingdom
Not Bad...

.... But not the best. Only a £1 entry. Very small and not much to see. Please do support this... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
scouse_mouse_2000uk
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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“anglo saxon”(2 reviews)
“exhibits”(13 reviews)
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Broad Street | The Buttercross, Ludlow SY8 1AW, England
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Reviewed 13 January 2019

Ludlow Museum used to be housed in the Assembly Rooms and the displays were both excellent and well over double the size of what is now on show. Furthermore, at that time it was free entry. Since its relocation to the Buttercross, not that visitors...More

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank Jonathan M
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Read about this prior to going to Ludlow and it sounded interesting. Eventually found it, very poor signage to it, only to find that it was only open Friday, Saturday and Sunday. It seems Ludlow does not expect visitors midweek!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank camper11-11
Reviewed 2 September 2018

This is a small museum that has a bit of everything from geological specimens to a couple of cases concerning the first world war. A few star iitems -- a little medieval badge of a dog, a beautiful Anglo-Saxon sword pommel, and a chasuble associated...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pjg3
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Ludlow Museum is very small but very interesting, and enriched our stay with a bit of extra historical knowledge. The staff were very friendly and helpful. My daughter really liked the small boxes of items she could handle and explore. My favourite bit was the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Laura S
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

.... But not the best. Only a £1 entry. Very small and not much to see. Please do support this little museum.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank scouse_mouse_2000uk
Reviewed 20 May 2018

its very very small would be so much better if there was a tour but my children did enjoy the phones

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kim T
Reviewed 18 May 2018

The museum is located in the upper floor of the historic Buttercross. You enter through a door in the opposite side of the alley behind the Buttercross. Exhibits go from the prehistory of the area through to the 20th century.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank PeteWLaw
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

My son spotted the sign outside this museum so thought we'd go have a peek. What a l9vely little museum. Boys l9 ed the fossil and the old phone were y9u could dial up different numbers to listen to recordings of a particular subject or...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Diane H
Reviewed 31 March 2018

But before tourism once a prosperous market town. The Buttercross represents this. Really just two gallery rooms inside, but a lot of history, well laid out and informative information. Becareful on opening times, a place like this has days off and even a lot of...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Nightowl0808
Reviewed 7 March 2018

There are really only two rooms but they're packed with info and exhibits.. You can pick up an old fashioned telephone and hear local voices telling you about many different aspects of life in days gone by - fascinating. Must mention Petra, the curator on...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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