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Kington Museum

Mill Street, Kington HR5 3AL, England
+44 1544 231748
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on a weeks holiday.

this is definately worth a visit. although not huge. it contains alot of interesting history about... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
tetra80
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north west england,
Fascinating Museum

A variation of exhibits, including Roman pottery, coins, fossils, historic tools/implements, an... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Phoebe B
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A volunteer-run local history museum in the market town of Kington, Herefordshire.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:30 - 13:00
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Mill Street, Kington HR5 3AL, England
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

this is definately worth a visit. although not huge. it contains alot of interesting history about kington. which i found fascinateing. you are just left to your own devices while you look round and its free to get in. but if you want to leave...More

Thank tetra80
Reviewed 30 September 2017

A variation of exhibits, including Roman pottery, coins, fossils, historic tools/implements, an interior of an old pharmacy, old children's toys and much more. Great that it's free to enter although it's well worth making a donation to keep the place alive. Perfect for all ages...More

Thank Phoebe B
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The museum was free which is always a plus! It was packed with loads of interesting exhibits, including the skeleton of the circus elephant found in Kington. Hubby was interested in the by gone railway, so we enjoyed watching the working model and chatting to...More

2  Thank Ivanhoe123
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Wonderful place full of interesting items reviewed most months....I visited in Kington show week very impressed as the staff are all volunteers....lovely atmosphere and if your in Kington go and have a visit Rob the main man is brilliant xxxxx

3  Thank Linda B
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Small but interesting museum covering local history. Has some interesting exhibits on the local WWII air base and farming history

1  Thank Fishbone5665
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Skilfully put together, you walk through the door and are transported to another era. A young soldier's garments, 50's couple with music when requested, the local school with photos and the ;dreaded report'. An exquisite grandfather clock, donated by a couple in Kent. Farm exhibits...More

4  Thank BabsUk
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Probably the most welcoming and friendly museum we have ever been to. Very interest exhibits, not just about Kington.

2  Thank David S
Reviewed 16 September 2015

OK, it's small .. very small .. but a coin minted in Kent 1200 years ago found locally is amazing in concept. Not much to look at but interesting nevertheless. Also the elephant exhibit is interesting!

1  Thank Welshgalles
Reviewed 14 September 2015

At a time when we so often read of community museums closing down, Kington Museum is a shining example of all that;s good about these fascinating places. In the centre of what claims to be the smallest market town in England, it has fascinating collections...More

5  Thank mikewg
Reviewed 20 August 2015

A small but well packed full of interest museum. The Curator (Rob) and his volunteers brought the whole thing alive. Not only just great local history but exhibits through some well known eras. Plus the war years and the 'racial harmony' of our American forces!...More

6  Thank y2mark
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