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St. John's House Museum

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Small but engaging

An interesting small but engaging museum with lots of hands-on opportunities for children. An... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Stuart H
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Dunchurch, United Kingdom
Well worth a look

Spent a good hour here. I'm not hugely into military history but there was a lot of interesting... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
wearethegriffs
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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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St Johns House, a Jacobean Mansion located in Warwick, has a history spanning almost 900 years. The land on which the current building now stands was originally used as a hospital in the 12th century. The current house has been used as a private...more
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St. Johns House St. John's, Warwick CV34 4NF, England
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

An interesting small but engaging museum with lots of hands-on opportunities for children. An insight into Victorian life.

Thank Stuart H
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Spent a good hour here. I'm not hugely into military history but there was a lot of interesting information on individuals and their experiences. The building was lovely and the two members of staff were very welcoming. The gentleman on the door was engaging and...More

Thank wearethegriffs
Reviewed 29 July 2018

There's some general local/ historical stuff in here, but mostly it's a regimental museum for the Fusiliers. Lot of (detailed) military history, especially around First World War. Interactive stuff for children.

Thank Andy F
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Have been here many times. Love to see the local school children dress up in old costumes and attend a classroom lesson

Thank lornadixon11
Reviewed 23 April 2018

A very interesting little museum in a beautiful old building with a nice outdoor garden area. Yes, it's military, but everyone will find something which interests them inside. Like most military museums this one has plenty of hidden gems, but needs support or we risk...More

Thank Mary_Soph
Reviewed 28 March 2018

A small museum which has changed from free admission to paid admission (funding problems) but a small museum which should be on the list of places to visit. This is because there are some wonderful artefacts from World War II especially as two of the...More

Thank Mary B H
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Unforturnately the ordinary town museum is shut due to council cuts. However, upstairs is the museum of the Warkwickshire Fusillers, which was very interesting.

Thank cathieturner
Reviewed 21 November 2017

What a joy this place was, meet (Dave) I hope I got his name right was a star what he did not know what not worth knowing, he knew everything and made our visit so enjoyable would recommend this museum for Military history people,please visit...More

Thank malcolm w
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Lots of history in this building adopted by the Warwickshire regiment. Lots of army memorabilia and historical displays. Well worth a look.

Thank lobster64
Reviewed 6 November 2017

The part that is accessible in this beautiful building the council do not botger opening to the public, school parties only. We woukd have enjoyed it had it been, otherwise unkess you ard ihrerested in military, it is a waste of time

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janet g
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Hi visiting the Regiment is free. Please check their website for details. If you are enquring about a school visit to the downstairs of the museum, visit the Heritage Education website Thanks
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