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“better than your average regimental museum” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery

Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery
Ranked #6 of 75 things to do in Shrewsbury
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery is based in the former Victorian Music Hall and 13th Century Vaughan's Mansion. There are five main galleries (Roman, Medieval, Tudor, Stuart and The Shropshire Gallery) and a Special Exhibition Gallery to explore. These tell the story of Shrewsbury and Shropshire from pre-history to the modern day. Facilities include a cafe, Visitor Information Centre and Museum shop. Autumn/Winter 2016/17 Exhibition 'Heavenly Lights' - the untold story of Shrewsbury stained glass artist Margaret Agnes Rope - open until 15th January 2017. See website for Christmas/New Year opening hours.
Northampton, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“better than your average regimental museum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2014

a nice variety of exhibits about the regiment many exibits to do with world war one,the staff were helpful and friendly

Visited June 2014
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“what a delight”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2014

the museum and art gallery was a real treat. The amount of information was so interesting going through history and giving an insight to Roman times and evolution. Children must find it so interesting to interact with the clothes etc.

Visited May 2014
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“a good experience”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2014

this was a very interesting experience to see all the history of the soldiers from history to the present day. There is only a £2 fee but it is well worth the money and there is a lot to see.

Visited May 2014
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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“Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2014

what a wonderful place. loved the museum. Friendly staff in the VIC. My son loved the lego trail. well done Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery.

Visited June 2014
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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“Inspiringly presented galleries in this museum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2014

This museum exceeded all my expectations. The artifacts and displays are clearly and imaginatively portrayed and each gallery tells the changing story of this ancient town, its famous inhabitants and the wealth of history to be found in Shropshire. In addition,the building itself is of great interest as it includes a 13th century merchant's house as well as the original music hall.I felt it was great value for the small entrance fee.

Visited May 2014
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