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Wellingborough Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:30
Open today: 10:00 - 16:30
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Small but great.

Nice stop off. Great shop better than most bigger museums. Tea room at good price for posh coffee... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vince W

Lovely little museum. It's free entry and has some lovely little old games for the children to play... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Walsall, United Kingdom
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  • Average5%
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“local history”(14 reviews)
“two floors”(5 reviews)
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12 Castle Way, Wellingborough NN8 1XB, England
+44 1933 276838
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice stop off. Great shop better than most bigger museums. Tea room at good price for posh coffee. The attractions inside very informative and the are other other interests for the family. for example falconry, WW1 trench experience.

Thank Vince W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little museum. It's free entry and has some lovely little old games for the children to play on. You exchange £1 for 12d (old pennies) and then you can have a go on the old style games machines. The children had loads of fun...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to while away a couple of hours . Lots and lots of things to see , brilliant for the young and old with plenty of things to keep you occupied. It is wonderful to do something with the kids that...More

Thank carl64ad
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to visit and has free entry. It’s not massive but depending on your level of interest you could easily spend several hours here. There is a very wide variety of exhibits ranging from Roman time up to recent history. Staff...More

Thank mrba2015
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

I visited the museum to see an art exhibition on the first floor. Although small it was an interesting visit, in 1892 it was known as Dulleys Baths and was an indoor swimming pool. One of the displays had old movie cameras as the first...More

Thank Kevin Y
Reviewed 6 August 2018

first class museum in central wellingborough,free to get in.great cup of tea available as well. ask for one of the staff, june!!!!!!!!

Thank mitch t
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Spent a very enjoyable few hours mooching in the museum. A quaint and curious collection of all sorts Wellingborough. Loved the old one penny slot machines. Highly recommended.

Thank BogEye666
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Must admit never knew about this place when I was growing up. We have been twice now and so much history about wellingborough. So lovely to see this and it's all free and a great cafe and staff as well

Thank fentilena
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

My 2 kids love it here, we go regularly, they have different themed events, which are akways,well attended, some interesting bygone artefacts to amuse the kids, like I used to have one of those, with a repmy if blimey they are old Dad like you....More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Kids and I have been many times, great mornings looking around. Really nice to look around when they have special events on.

Thank Fiona B
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Michael L
8 February 2018|
Response from RobertW7397 | Property representative |
Yes, sandwiches, cakes, ice creams, tea/coffee/chocolate but not hot food.
cherelle b
16 March 2015|
Response from WellingboroughMuseum | Property representative |
Yes, there are no steps into the museum and there is a lift to get to the first floor. We have a wheelchair for customer use. Disabled parking is outside our main door.