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Tewkesbury Museum

Closed Now: 11:00 - 16:00
Open today: 11:00 - 16:00
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At first glance this is a small, slightly random local museum, giving an hour's pleasurable... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Adrian L
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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Worth a visit

This is a free museum run by volunteers, donations are requested but were gladly given as this is a... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
Sue G
Dronfield, England, United Kingdom
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TEWKESBURY MUSEUM A local museum in a wonderful Tudor building, celebrating the town's rich and diverse history with collections that range from early Roman and the Battle of Tewkesbury to Antarctic exploration and the Mop Fair. The museum is...more
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64 Barton Street, Tewkesbury GL20 5PX, England
+44 1684 292901
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All reviewssteep stairslocal historyrun by volunteersfree admissionfairground ridesantarctic explorerbarton streetwell worth a visitthree floorsadds to its charmcentury buildingmop fairpast and presentlittle geman absolute delightsmall donationinteresting items
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

At first glance this is a small, slightly random local museum, giving an hour's pleasurable interest. But it's transformed by two things: the lovely, fascinating and incredibly knowledgeable staff, and the amazing 17th century building it occupies. You can learn masses about Tewkesbury's past and...More

Thank Adrian L
Reviewed 27 July 2018

This is a free museum run by volunteers, donations are requested but were gladly given as this is a very interesting museum for all ages

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Popped in here the other day and found it very informative on the Battle of the Roses and what took place in 1471. There are lots of artefacts relating to the battle. Did not realise you can hire period costumes from here which was a...More

Thank philipoggy
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

A large battle scene with hundreds of pieces upstairs. School as it was in days long gone. Military uniforms and famous local identities from yesteryear. Steep stairs and helpful staff. Donations most welcome but admission is free.

1  Thank etsu2013
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went to Tewkesbury to see the medieval festival. Whilst there we visited the museum and cannot recommend it enough.We met Bernadette the volunteer guide who is a credit to the museum and the wonderful architecture and history of Tewkesbury.Her passion for...More

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 3 June 2018

I love town museums and always try and go around them where possible. This one is in a very interesting building with floors and walls going in all directions. Lots to read and look at. The people looking after the museum are really well informed...More

Thank lolo1408
Reviewed 22 May 2018

This is a lovely museum with lots of interest inside , well worth a visit. The gentleman there on our visit was very helpful. There are a few steep stairways to climb to the upper floors . Not sure if there is a lift !

2  Thank Sheila K
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Great little museum, learnt alot about the local history. Many artifacts from area and lots of reading material.

1  Thank Patrogrib
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Very interesting + thought provoking. Lovely displays, helpful well informed staff. Worth a look about

1  Thank marycush
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Strongly recommend this great little museum. Local history from WWII , Victorian period and Tewksbury War of Roses battle. A great diorama of Tewksbury battlefield . Volunteer staff enthusiastic and friendly and free admission.

1  Thank Pete E
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