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“Where did the time disappear”

Peterborough Museum
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
England
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33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Where did the time disappear”
Reviewed 5 August 2014

I'd not been to the museum for over 20 years, but a friend and I decided to do a 'Tourist day' around Peterborough. We added the museum to the list of places to visit as it was free entry. Our plan was to have a quick look around and then move on to the next location (Cathedral then afternoon tea at the Bull Hotel)

After wandering around, taking in all the exhibitions, even trying on some of the costumes (not just for the kids) we left the museum TWO HOURS later. Ok so I hadn't been in years so I don't know how often they change the exhibits, but we loved it. Found it fascinating and got involved with all the activities.

If you're visiting Peterborough, or even live there and haven't been for years, stop by and have a look. If you've got kids, even better. It's free admission (so not sure why the last review complained about cost) you don't need to buy, but there is a coffee shop and souvenir shop too.

Visited September 2013
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English first
Watford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A little disappointed”
Reviewed 28 July 2014

A little disappointed. Wasn't as interesting as it is made out to be. Overly priced too. Perhaps it was just not for me however would recommend otherwise.

Visited July 2014
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Really good place to go”
Reviewed 5 July 2014

This attraction is free and really worth a visit. There different floors and rooms to discover! Really good overall

Visited August 2013
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Oundle, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Brilliant and free”
Reviewed 8 June 2014

Lots of interesting information and exhibits in a lovely building. If you visit Peterborough this is definitely worth a visit.

Visited May 2014
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Ghostly goings on.”
Reviewed 3 May 2014

Have been several times since it has had a makeover. The children love it and I have to say the museum is a most enjoyable place to spend a couple of hours. The cafe is pleasant.

Have also attended an evening ghost tour of the museum which was fantastic. Stuart, the guide was marvellous and very informative and entertaining.

A wonderful museum that should be used by more people in the city.

Visited April 2014
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