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The Priest's House Museum & Garden

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Interesting

Visited on their special days when there is no charge. The grandchildren loved playing old... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Teacake-addict
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Lovely museum

We spent a lovely morning here. My daughters loved the school room and had great fun playing... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
M0ntyM0le
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Poole, United Kingdom
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23-27 High Street, Wimborne BH21 1HR, England
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All reviews tea room school room fruit trees victorian kitchen well worth a visit outside seating area two floors centre of town entry fee family outing lovely coffee shop local history great place to visit little gem gift shop tea and cake run by volunteers
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on their special days when there is no charge. The grandchildren loved playing old fashioned games.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Teacake-addict
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

We spent a lovely morning here. My daughters loved the school room and had great fun playing schools. The tea room is really nice and good value. Lots of things to look at and things to do for the children. A good value family outing.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank M0ntyM0le
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

The town hosts a magnificent folk Festival in early June each year and the streets are closed to traffic while huge crowds of both entertainers, spectators and Wimborne charity and community groups fill the entire town. Everywhere makes a special effort to entertain on this...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JohnHowardNorfolk
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Right in the centre of town is this Aladdin's cave of historical artefacts and information. Local history from the Roman invasion through to the Victorian era is covered in a range of galleries spread over two floors in this range of connected buildings. A very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bill999rta
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Museum is very good but closing in Dec 2017 to be refurbished which will take one year to complete. Try to get there asap before it closes for a long while. The garden is mature and very lovely .There is a small cafe with an...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kane47pam47
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Brilliant Museum - was part of the festival in June with Monks from Thailand - how wonderful - great time there - very professional staff - and great value

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gavin W
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

by accident, visited on summer fete day, with plenty going on for families. very interesting rooms, documenting lives lived in the area. super tea room, with plenty of cake and ice cream choices

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank carolynwG45VX
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I came for the open day having never been. Stalls were laid out with their goods. There was a game for children which i didn't like and said so. It was smash the rat. Children were hitting a white handmade animal which to me looked...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Have visited here as part of my voluntary work presenting Dementia Friendly Sessions. Welcoming, clean and nothing too much trouble.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Angela S
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

I visited on a very quiet afternoon. I can understand why it is quiet. The entrance fee £4.75 is exorbitant for what this is: a tired local museum with random exhibits. There seemed to be no unifying pattern in each room, just assortment of items....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Elaineh876
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