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The House on Crutches Museum

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Town Hall High Street, Bishops Castle SY9 5BG, England
+44 1588 630556
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Quaint unusual building in a lovely little town

The House on Crutches is a very unusual quaint building on a hill and is worth a visit. The town... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
Willowfield8
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Hidden Gem!!!

Not to be missed as you walk around this beautiful village. Its tucked away in a most fascinating... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
CassandraNMV
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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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23 Jul 2017
“Hidden Gem!!!”
27 Mar 2018
“Quaint unusual building in a lovely little town”
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Town Hall High Street, Bishops Castle SY9 5BG, England
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+44 1588 630556
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

The House on Crutches is a very unusual quaint building on a hill and is worth a visit. The town also has several other old buildings such as the old "Red Lion " which has been a tavern for centuries. It also boasts a nice...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Not to be missed as you walk around this beautiful village. Its tucked away in a most fascinating way. The staff were so friendly and knowledgeable. Entrance free. Very small museum but bursting with just wonderful things, great insight into local history. Just lovely. Thank...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Its free to enter and we were enchanted browsing around the wide range of items on display. A great way to learn a little about the history of the area.

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Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Very strange old building on stilts hence crutches, actually a little museum with very knowledgable staff and interesting little collection of odd things, lovely and clean and well kept ,worth a little visit

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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Genuine items of local interest and the two Shropshire women I met there were a wellspring of information both about the exhibits and the history of the locale. This is history made real for all those who visit.

Thank JeannieMcInstry
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

A fascinating house in the middle of the town by the town hall hosting a wee museum with an eclectic mix of objects. Free entry and open on a Sunday, unlike most of Bishops Castle. Take a look!

1  Thank moot
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Reviewed 19 November 2015

We chanced on the Museum during the towns Michaelmas festival. The gentle man who was on duty was very knowledgeable and polite. The displays are fascinating and informative. Probably 2 small for really small children and steep steps would be a problem for the very...More

Thank David P
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Reviewed 19 May 2015

I took my two grand-children in to have a look. It was great they were actually encouraged to touch some of the items, there were games for them to play and dressing up clothes to try. We could have spent much longer looking around but...More

Thank ShropshireBill
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Reviewed 12 August 2014

Free entry!!! but you'll be happy to make a donation to the upkeep of such a unique place. Hands on in the school room - children are encouraged to play and dress up. Knowledgeable volunteers running the place

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Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

At the Monday market in the Town Hall across the road we met a lady running a fundraising stall for the museum, who explained that it's run by volunteers and currently only able to open at weekends. Sadly we had missed it but I've been...More

1  Thank catcomail
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