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Tolpuddle Martyrs Museum

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Address: Dorchester DT2 7EH , England
Phone Number: +44 (0) 1305 848 237
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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A moving history

Very educational. The easy to follow graphics tell the story of these folk heroes of our country. I learned a great deal. It's a shame that some visitors try to politicise the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Leighton Buzzard
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Very educational. The easy to follow graphics tell the story of these folk heroes of our country. I learned a great deal. It's a shame that some visitors try to politicise the museum. The visit takes 30-59 minutes, and is very worthwhile. Set in a beautiful village.Ample free parking nearby.

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We stop here every year on our way to the West Country. There is adequate parking, toilets, refreshments, seats for picnics and it is dog friendly. It is more of a display in a hall than a proper museum. However it worth seeing in order to understand the tremendous struggles that working men endured for rights that we take for... More 

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St Austell, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Not very big but very interesting. Tables and benches outside lovely on a warm day. Stayed in the village four or five times now.

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This museum is only one room and the display of information a bit awkward (on banners) so a bit of crouching required..! And the interactive screens seemed to be on strike - but the story of the men is very moving and made the visit worthwhile. No café. Free entry.

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Bishop's Cleeve, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Interesting and informative display with clear signage and an interesting audio visual facility, too. This was an ambition fulfilled.

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Kings Lynn
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Was just banners displayed walls to read and a few items to view. Could have been a little more character to the place.

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Hereford
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The displays were clear and informative but not terribly exciting. There was a room full of information on cloth signs, a display case in the centre and a few computer stations with a long narrative by Tony Robinson. The shop was similarly lacklustre and we came away somewhat deflated by the lack of imagination put into the museum. It would... More 

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Liskeard, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We visited this museum the day before polling day. If ever you needed a reason to vote, this was it. Everyone in the country should be made to visit and realise that our modern martyrs are the poor and dispossessed so vilified by our present government.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Not suitable for young children, but worth a visit if you are in the area. The stories were very interesting, and gives you an insight into the harsh realities of agricultural workers lives of the time. Its free but they do ask for a small donation.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Really liked the understated nature of this museum and the way we were not overwhelmed by too much razzmatazz just simple notices describing what happened and how important these 6 Trade Unionists were for democracy in this country

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Additional Information about Tolpuddle Martyrs Museum

Address: Address: Dorchester DT2 7EH , England
Phone Number: +44 (0) 1305 848 237
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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