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Address: Grasmere, England
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Description: Attached to Dove Cottage, this well-respected museum contains a rich...
Attached to Dove Cottage, this well-respected museum contains a rich collection of Wordsworth’s literary works, as well as a collection of early watercolor paintings of the Lake District.
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Excellent Place of History

The cottage and the surrounding areas have been very well preserved. , If you are a fan of his work its full worth the tour.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Princeton, NJ
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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286 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Entrance is included in the price for entrance to the house so you may as well go in if you have the time.

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Princeton, NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The cottage and the surrounding areas have been very well preserved. , If you are a fan of his work its full worth the tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Cottage tour and museum - the tour brought the place to life and the kids (12, 11, 7) loved it and could just imagine the family living there. the museum was broader ranging but still excellent and the activities for the kids got them scouring the place looking for the key objects. Dressing up was a winner.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

A nice and informative tour showing artifacts of the famous poet, nice portraits plus Waterloo museum

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Worth a visit, educational museum and good informative tour of the cottage, did not feel hurried which was nice. Shop though I thought was a tad expensive so opted out of gift buying.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

After visiting Dove Cottage, we went on to the nearby Museum. Very well displayed with more items in it than I had expected. A Museum I enjoyed - and I am not a "Poetry buff". However, my wife was totally absorbed by the doumentation and detail - and I found it very difficult to prize her away from the Musum.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Very interesting, you don't have to like poets or poetry to enjoy this interesting Attraction.the site and surrounding are worth visiting alone

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Nice incorporation of Wordsworth's works into the exhibition, nice overview on his life in the Lakes as well, lots of exhibits, very informative, particularly like the quill and regent letter workshop. To make it a bit clearer, admission to the museum is actually included in that of Dove Cottage.

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Devon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Very comprehensive museum where time slips by so quickly. Plenty of interesting items and also loads of information regarding the life of this great poet. Would strongly recommend a visit.

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Winsford, England, United Kingdom
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24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The house is interesting, but very small and not much to see. The 200 year anniversary of Waterloo exhibition promised much but delivered little. The cafe is frankly awful.

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Address: Grasmere, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Grasmere

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