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Rowley's House Museum - CLOSED

Barker St, Shrewsbury, England
01743/361196
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Type: Natural History Museums, History Museums
Most recent review
- Mar 6, 2014

14 reviews from our community

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English first
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

This is the most beautiful, in my opinion, building in Shrewsbury which for many years was our museum but now is where the Tourist Information is housed. In April our new museum will be oped in th Music Hall nearby after about 3 yers of complete renovation and promisis to be a very special place to visit.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
14 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Rowley's House is an integral part of the Shrewsbury scene and one of the most historic buildings in Shropshire, if not the West Midlands. Composed of two halves, one brick the other half timbered, Rowley's House goes back to at least the early 17th century and probably before that. The building itself is well worth looking at and the Museum's... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Loved all the history but felt it was lacking in atmosphere somehow. More on Darwin would have been welcome.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

Lovely place to visit as there is lots of history about Shrewsbury if u are new to the area. Lovely old building x

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

A lovely building to visit. has lots of intresting items and a good way to waist some time for free. A must if you come to Shrewsbury!

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Heanor, England, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
51 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

a great selection of things to look at, and it is free. i loved all the fossils and the artifacts like the flints.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Everyone should visit this place. Its not just for tourists to get information. Upstairs is the Museum with some treasures. The building is amazing. One of Shrewsburys gems.

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somerset uk
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69 reviews 69 reviews
12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

We had a lovely day out in Shrewsbury! We started out by train and visited the museum first. It was very interesting and the views from the tower were spectacular! The flowers were gorgeous! There was a wedding party expected and it was a lovely sunny day for it!

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Durham
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22 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

We visit Shrewbury on a regular basis but needed information about places to visit in the area as we had friends coming with us. The information centre at Rowley's House is excellent. Lots of free leaflets and staff who were really great at giving advice. As well as the information service there was also a small exhibition of local historical... More

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Worthing, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

I have started to become interested in Shrewsbury and this is a wonderful place to spend a few hours looking at the exhibits to gain a bit of knowledge of the historic town. Everything is nice and clean and the building itself is stunning and a terrific example of an ancient timber framed building. Definitely worth a visit.

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