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“Friendly, enthusiastic volunteer staff.”
Review of Gold Hill Museum

Gold Hill Museum
Ranked #1 of 19 things to do in Shaftesbury
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Volunteer-run museum of local history situated at the top of the iconic 'Hovis hill'. Dog friendly. Free admission.
Reviewed 13 October 2013 via mobile

Lovely, quaint museum. Lots of interesting bits and pieces with fantastic views from garden. Free entry but please do donate if you can as places like this are few and far between and the good ones heed a bit of help to keep going.

Thank Isadora C
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Reviewed 13 September 2013

Well thought out FREE museum at Shaftesbury. Interesting, and if there is an award for this type of small attraction this should win.


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Thank susan219
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Reviewed 11 September 2013

beautiful with a life of fascinating history. the atmosphere is lively and the staff are extremely helpful.

Thank gail m
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Reviewed 22 August 2013

very interesting, we visited this and also take friends and family when they visit us as we have moved near to Shaftesbury. I would highly recommend anybody visiting the area to go and see this Museum, and Gold Hill as it is at the top of Gold Hill. Lovely day out

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Reviewed 4 August 2013

Popped in here on the last day of our holiday in beautiful Shaftesbury and it was a treat and a surprise. The two ladies on the desk were delightful and couldn't have been more welcoming and informative.The museum is very interesting with lots of local pieces & plenty to pass a good half an hour or so.
Highly recommended, as is the peaceful garden outside the museum which was very relaxing.

Thank Treacle_71
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