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“A walk in the past”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of John Ruskin Museum

John Ruskin Museum
Ranked #8 of 15 things to do in Coniston
Certificate of Excellence
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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“A walk in the past”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014

Well it says Ruskin, so lots of lace samples but it also has lots of bluebird related stuff. More like a cabinet of curiosities in places
pleasant staff, museum shop.

Visited June 2014
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Burton on Trent
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39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Very interesting ,with a tinge of sadness”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

Some very interesting articles and exhibitions on the local area and John Ruskin,but my most interesting section was the Campbell exhibition,it had me reading every word and watching every video,absolutely fabulous,such a sad historical event,very touching but at the same time fascinating ,definitely worth a visit,good value at £6, will be brilliant when the completely rebuilt Bluebird returns in 2015.

Visited June 2014
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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Fantastic museum!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2014

A very interesting collection on Ruskin, as you would expect but also on Donald Campbell his final and fatal attempt at the water speed record in Bluebird.
Very enjoyable.

Visited June 2014
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Thank Karen D
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Very interesting on a local as well as an historical level”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014

Especially liked the exhibits on the local heros who lost their lives in the Great War and the extensive information on Donald Campbell

Visited May 2014
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“Crammed with information”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2014 via mobile

Visited in May 2014 after reading reviews on here. So glad we did, very informative. There is a lot to read, so if your not a reader it may not be for you. The staff were also very helpful & told us all about the old railway line which is on the bank above the museum. So glad we called in.

Visited May 2014
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