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East Grinstead Museum

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Great activity morning

I had never been to the museum before so found it interesting. They were running a children’s... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Nina R
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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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The Guinea Pigs and theTown That Didn't Stare

This museum details, among other historical happenings in the town, the inspiring residents of East... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Barbara S
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Old Market Yard Cantelupe Road, East Grinstead RH19 3BJ, England
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

I had never been to the museum before so found it interesting. They were running a children’s activity morning so my daughter (6), a friend and her son came. Activities were all included for a £2.50 donation and it was all run by volunteers of...More

Thank Nina R
Reviewed 8 September 2018

This museum details, among other historical happenings in the town, the inspiring residents of East Grinstead who accepted without prejudice, war scarred burn victims sent to their hospital for treatment. Ignoring the physical scars, they took care to treat the soldiers with dignity, regularly invited...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

What a great little museum,and free( but worth a donation, or it'll disappear). Lots to see and learn about.

Thank SeafordTrev
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

This little museum has a lot of character and information about the changing times of the town. It is a special place in the town.

Thank Maria P
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Nice friendly compact museum, interesting for both locals and non locals. In town location just off High Street, bus stop about 100 yards.

Thank LHWMG
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Arrived here just as it opened and had a good chat to the volunteers before having a look around. As it’s not a big museum, I expected to only be in there for half an hour but I was in there for an hour! Fascinating...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Attended RAF nurses talk this evening. Very interesting and informative about nurses thought out the years to present date. East Grinstead Museum make you feel very welcome and a great venue for theses evening talks ..

Thank Sandy B
Reviewed 4 November 2017

I spent my childhood, and my early adulthood as a resident of East Grinstead, so the museum is very interesting, if small. I found the history of Queen Victoria Hospital, and Sir Archibald McIndoe and his Guinea Pigs truly fascinating. This little museum is a...More

Thank Paleflier
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Tiny museum in two rooms. The first room is distinctly quirky. The second one, about Archibald McIndoe and the advent of plastic surgery, is fascinating. Well worth the visit.

Thank Jonathan D
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Good modern presentation of EG history and that of Queen Vic's Guinea Pig Club. Car parking nearby and plenty of choice for lunch in High Street

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