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Eton College Natural History Museum

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Eaton a beautiful quite break to Windsor

I cross the Thames over into Eaton on Saturday evening it was a lovey break from the hustle and... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
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History history history this is a great small museum in the middle of Eton College. Great... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
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The Museum was opened in 1875 and has 16,000 objects. It is Berkshire's only dedicated Natural History Museum. We have large collections of stuffed birds, mammals, fossils, and butterflies and moths. The Museum celebrates the life of Sir Joseph...more
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Eton College South Meadow Lane | Eton College, Eton, Windsor SL4 6EW, England
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

I cross the Thames over into Eaton on Saturday evening it was a lovey break from the hustle and bustle of Windsor .... very quaint street with beautiful hanging baskets outside the shops. Lovely bars and restaurants ..... I found this place enchanting.

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

History history history this is a great small museum in the middle of Eton College. Great collection and lots of fun facts for children and adults. Highly recommend

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

A delightful place to bring the kids, especially on those bleak overcast days. I always try to make education fun for my children and what better place than the Natural History Museum!

1  Thank RachaelSheldrake
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on a rainy day whim back from Bristol to London and so glad we did. The museum is perfectly sized so as to be interesting and engaging and yet not overwhelming. Curation balances between kid friendly info and adult facts and is in...More

2  Thank malcolm79
Reviewed 2 October 2017

It is one of the three free museums associated with Eton college and it is open between 2.30-5 pm on a Sunday and is well worth a visit. Lots of exhibits for the size and they have make and do activities for children and where...More

2  Thank ladyita
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Came across this by accident. A small but fascinating museum with some very good exhibits. Lots for youngsters to look at and get involved in. Well worth the visit.

1  Thank MimiA165
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing little treasure which we are so privileged to have so close by. Kids love it & the event today about fossils. Well worth a look. Such great displays & unexpected surprises. Definitely recommend.

1  Thank mariaruci
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

I feel very blessed, as a local, to have free access to this fascinating little museum of Natural History and have regularly visited with children and teenagers. But I was reminded, when visiting over the Bank Holiday weekend, that it equally tells the remarkable story...More

1  Thank Karen U
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful time browsing all the exhibits. A great range of insects and taxidermy of all sizes. Well worth it for an hour or two.

1  Thank 3kids4dogs
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Only open for a few hours on Sunday afternoons, but a s a nice place to while an hour or so away especially if the British weather is true to form and it rains! Particularly interesting to see evolution displays and all the moths.

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Response from KenMaideheadUK | Reviewed this property |
The information says every Sunday between 2.30 & 5.30pm. No mention of half term.
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Response from George F | Property representative |
There are some dinosaur fossils to look at and some that can be handled. There is a dinosaur trail to complete. It's a small museum and we'd be happy to help on the day if you make yourself known to the Curator/Custodian... More
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