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Tom Brown's School Museum

Broad Street | Village Centre, Uffington SN7 7RA, England
+44 1367 820978
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A little Gem, a must visit.

A fascinating small museum with a lot to offer. Welcomed by enthusiastic and helpful volunteers the... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
vandd2015
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Unique visit

We have driven past this museum so many times as live locally. It is open weekends and bank... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Alli A
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A small local museum housed in the unique 1617 building described in Tom Brown's Schooldays, written by Thomas Hughes who was born in the village. Information on the White Horse and other sites of interest in the area. Open Easter to the end of October at weekends and Bank Holiday from 2.00 - 5.00 pm.
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Broad Street | Village Centre, Uffington SN7 7RA, England
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

A fascinating small museum with a lot to offer. Welcomed by enthusiastic and helpful volunteers the wealth of treasures inside was a delight. So many interesting historic connections in this area and this exquisite 400 year old school house.

Thank vandd2015
Karen P, Curator at Tom Brown's School Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 May 2017

Thank you for your lovely comments - I'm pleased that you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We have driven past this museum so many times as live locally. It is open weekends and bank holidays 2-5pm and hosted by volunteers. We were met with a very warm and friendly welcome and the lady also answered all our questions. It was quite...More

1  Thank Alli A
Reviewed 5 January 2017

The museum is run by volunteers and staffed by the villagers who are very knowledgeable. It is the place made famous by Thomas Hughes in "Tom Brown's Schooldays" so much is devoted to that. Also the home for some years of John Betjamin of with...More

Thank Geoffrey F
Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

A lovely small museum in a literary hub of this part of the world being home to author of Tom Brown's school days, John Betjemin and Pam Ayres. The temporary small exhibit on WW1 brings home the impact of events 100 years ago on ordinary...More

Thank Judevdv
Reviewed 18 May 2014

Informative, friendly staff, art gallery in art week. A beautiful little village, open bank holidays. Also artefacts about John Betjemen.

Thank Ponymum
Reviewed 6 October 2013

This is a small museum run by local volunteers which covers the White Horse of Uffington, the surrounding villages, very interesting info on Alfred Williams, poet, and Tom Brown's Schooldays and author. It has limited opening times, but is well worth it.

2  Thank Ann N
Reviewed 8 July 2012

A lovely little privately run museum. It is housed in an old school dating from 1617. Its main claim is the village’s association with Thomas Hughes (author of Tom Brown’s Schooldays) and also with Poet Laureate John Betjeman. The permanent collection comprises of artefacts relating...More

2  Thank Nic S
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