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“Nostalgia Indulgence”
Review of Oakham Treasures

Oakham Treasures
Ranked #15 of 199 things to do in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence
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Bristol
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101 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Nostalgia Indulgence”
Reviewed 14 December 2013

A wonderful collection of memorabilia from the past 100 years. Covers all aspects of life including food, cleaning, fashion and leisure. Some of the items are displayed in mock shops - iron monger, drapers, chemist. grocers. There is also a display of farm equipment and other vehicles.
I would have liked to see some more information about some of the exhibits but this only a minor point on what was an extremely enjoyable and fascinating afternoon out.
Although we didn't try it the café is spacious and attractive and, of course, there as two Gromits to look at close up.
Recommended.

Visited December 2013
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Thank Ade B
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OakhamTreasures, Manager at Oakham Treasures, responded to this review, 8 January 2014
So glad you enjoyed your visit. The Gromits are my personal favourite! Look forward to seeing you again.
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English first
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“fascinating”
Reviewed 20 November 2013

A fascinating collection of all sorts, from mobile phones, through toys, shop displays to tractors. We spent a good few hours wandering around and saying "ooh I remember that" to each other. Only downside really was that it was so cold.

Visited November 2013
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OakhamTreasures, Manager at Oakham Treasures, responded to this review, 21 November 2013
We certainly bring back the memories!!
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North Somerset
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20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“The Gromits have arrived”
Reviewed 13 November 2013

My sister so enjoyed going in March she wanted to return so with the Gromits arriving and an overcast day we went back again, this time with my daughter and grand-daughter, so we again had three generations of the family. The cakes in the cafe are really nice. It's just a pity that our Mum died before the Museum opened.

Visited November 2013
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OakhamTreasures, Manager at Oakham Treasures, responded to this review, 21 November 2013
So glad you enjoyed our Gromits, we do too!
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Something for everyone”
Reviewed 22 October 2013 via mobile

This is such an interesting place even my 24 year old found things he remembered. (his first mobile phone) The cafe is now very much improved from last time we went. We have been before but there is so much to see we spot new things each time.

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OakhamTreasures, Manager at Oakham Treasures, responded to this review, 28 October 2013
So glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again.
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“surprising find”
Reviewed 20 October 2013

I found this place by chance when Googling farm museum for tractor-mad 4y old, despite having passed the sign for it 100s times.
Certainly satisfied DS, although 2y old DD less enthralled. The 2 newly acquired Gromits helped to keep her attention.
Would have liked a bit more info about some of the bigger pieces - DS soon grew tired of my reply to his inquisitiveness "it's another type of engine".
The rest of the stuff is interesting, but probably more to an older generation.
Food basic-microwave or deep fat fryer, but Ok.

Visited October 2013
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OakhamTreasures, Manager at Oakham Treasures, responded to this review, 28 October 2013
Glad you enjoyed your visit and that our new Gromits kept everyone happy.
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