Captain Fawcett's Marvellous Barbershop Museum

Captain Fawcett's Marvellous Barbershop Museum

Captain Fawcett's Marvellous Barbershop Museum
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Speciality & Gift ShopsSpeciality MuseumsHistory Museums
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About
Herein lies Captain Fawcett's Emporium, home to a range of simply 'First Class Gentleman's Grooming Requisites' & 'Marvellous Barbershop Museum'. The exquisite collection features many rare items that will be a delight to all with an interest in the tonsorial art, social history & antique objects with a story to tell... Open normal office hours & by appointment for weekends. Sandwiches, Cream Teas & Refreshments available by prior booking (48 hours). Location available for both Film & Photography shoots. You can be sure of a warm welcome at Fawcett HQ.
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  • Elisabeth C.
    London, United Kingdom12 contributions
    Totally Fascinating Place, Don't Miss It!
    Recently visited Captain Fawcett's Marvellous Barbershop museum and we were totally astounded! We were fortunate enough to get the grand tour by Ritchie himself. This is the most incredible menagerie of barbershop related items, some dating back hundreds of years. We went in knowing next to nothing about the tonsorial arts, but have a newfound interest in the subject! The attention to detail is inimitable- you surely will not be disappointed. Please make the time to step into this incredible alternate world for an hour or a day!
    Visited December 2022
    Written 31 December 2022
  • Bob S
    2 contributions
    Fantastic
    We visited as a group and we were all completely overwhelmed by what we had seen. I will not spoilt the surprise but this is a must see visit. All the staff were amazing and very friendly. I will return with friends and family when they come to visit us. Thank you so much for a great visit.
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 6 May 2023
  • Mr_Stage
    39 contributions
    A must see experience
    If you are facially hirsute or bald as a coot you really must have a visit. We have been waiting for a few years as we live so far away after but having met Capt Fawcett and his crew at Goodwood Revival we just had to arrange a visit. It was oh so worth the wait. Capt and his crew are so lovely and friendly and warm. We were so lucky to have Corey show us around and impart his extensive knowledge on all things 'beard & blade'. If we're ever in that neck of the woods again we'll certainly be back. We didn't get off lightly though. Managed to grab a new bottle Booze and Backy fragrance, some lovely Booze and Backy shower gel and some after shave balm. All to add to my shaving soap and dish. I think I'm an addict. lol.
    Visited August 2023
    Written 27 August 2023
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Mr_Stage
Cirencester39 contributions
Aug 2023
If you are facially hirsute or bald as a coot you really must have a visit. We have been waiting for a few years as we live so far away after but having met Capt Fawcett and his crew at Goodwood Revival we just had to arrange a visit.
It was oh so worth the wait. Capt and his crew are so lovely and friendly and warm. We were so lucky to have Corey show us around and impart his extensive knowledge on all things 'beard & blade'.
If we're ever in that neck of the woods again we'll certainly be back.
We didn't get off lightly though. Managed to grab a new bottle Booze and Backy fragrance, some lovely Booze and Backy shower gel and some after shave balm. All to add to my shaving soap and dish.
I think I'm an addict. lol.
Written 27 August 2023
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Clive
1 contribution
Aug 2023
You need to allow a good two hours as there is so much to see and learn about - especially if you have a guided tour which is recommended. A really fascinating look back at the history of barbering. Highly recommended.
Written 15 August 2023
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Bob S
2 contributions
May 2023 • Friends
We visited as a group and we were all completely overwhelmed by what we had seen. I will not spoilt the surprise but this is a must see visit. All the staff were amazing and very friendly. I will return with friends and family when they come to visit us. Thank you so much for a great visit.
Written 7 May 2023
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Corrine B
2 contributions
Mar 2023 • Couples
Fascinating and quirky museum. Staff very friendly and knowledgeable. Not a speck of dust on any of the exhibits. Everything well laid out.
Written 22 March 2023
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Elisabeth C.
London, UK12 contributions
Dec 2022
Recently visited Captain Fawcett's Marvellous Barbershop museum and we were totally astounded! We were fortunate enough to get the grand tour by Ritchie himself. This is the most incredible menagerie of barbershop related items, some dating back hundreds of years. We went in knowing next to nothing about the tonsorial arts, but have a newfound interest in the subject! The attention to detail is inimitable- you surely will not be disappointed. Please make the time to step into this incredible alternate world for an hour or a day!
Written 31 December 2022
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Bruce N
1 contribution
Oct 2022 • Couples
What a fascinating museum. Cory gave us an excellent guided tour and great insights into the history of barbers, shaving and hair dressing. Thank you!
Written 28 October 2022
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Steve C
4 contributions
Sep 2022 • Couples
Such a special and fascinating collection so nicely put together and showcased.
We felt lucky to have had a personal tour by Richie - Top Man and all round spiffing chap 😊
Written 8 September 2022
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Village
1 contribution
Aug 2022 • Solo
Having just picked up my Harley from Lind Newmarket and seeing the barbers shop in the showroom, I thought I’d pop up to kings lynn and visit the team behind the barbers…. And I was not disappointed… what a friendly team they have and I got to see around the museum whilst they were packing for a show later that week. Richie have a genuinely nice chap and share a passion for Harley’s. Thanks soo much for your hospitality and looking forward to visiting you at one of the many shows you will be at.
Written 23 August 2022
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Kensei C Review
3 contributions
Aug 2022
As the name suggests, Captain Fawcett's is simply Marvellous. The curious collections were a nothing but a pleasure to explore, their products were just as brilliant and The impossibly Unique feel of what essentially became a discreet museum instead of a beauty supply store is akin to nothing I, nor anyone else, have ever seen before. the staff are friendly and clearly have a passion for both the products and the collections.
Written 19 August 2022
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Harri9009
Norfolk, UK4 contributions
Aug 2022 • Couples
Absolutely worthy of a visit regardless of your interest. A collection noteworthy of a city museum all set into a stylish interesting and breathtaking realistic walk back in time. Easily spend 2 hours there and it's free. Plus these guys are huge sponsors of Make A Wish Foundation. Don't miss this marvelous emporium of antiquities from barbershop, and grooming, to motorcycles and more....
Written 18 August 2022
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CAPTAIN FAWCETT'S MARVELLOUS BARBERSHOP MUSEUM: All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (with Photos)

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