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St. John's House Museum

St. John's, Warwick CV34 4NF, England
44-1926-412132
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Ranked #12 of 18 Attractions in Warwick
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Historic Sites
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Bolton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We stumbled across this museum and were very glad we did! A beautiful building with lots of history inside. A lovely place to visit! We would definitely recommend a visit if you have a spare few hours. All for free!

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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
30 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I just came across this museum while walking from the railway station to the town. Interesting exhibits inside, they have the nameplate of a Patriot Locomotive, "The Royal Warwickshire Regiment" on display at the top of the stairs!

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London
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

It was a real joy to feel the buzz and enthusiasm at St Johns. Although we only had a short time, we were lucky enough to arrive as a first world war enactment was drawing to a close. We were absolutely delighted with the old schoolroom which we thought was extremely well represented. We would have loved to see more... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
19 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

In Aug 2014 it was geared up to WW1 commemorations. The exhibits were good and guides very helpful. Not good for small children but interesting for mature visitors.

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Kenilworth, England, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
22 attraction reviews
223 helpful votes 223 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

we went here as part of a private party to preview the Warwickshire at War exhibition which is now on depicting a timeline of events which took place 100 years ago as unassuming local folk became embrioled in the monsterous killing machine which was later referred to as WW1. It's a smallish exhibition but very well conceived and will change... More

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Redcar
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46 reviews 46 reviews
6 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Sadly I only had a short time due to visiting after a day at work and close to closing time. What I did manage to see was excellent and I will return for a longer look next time I am in the area. Very atmospheric building, definitely worth a visit.

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London, England
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61 reviews 61 reviews
4 attraction reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

They pack a heck of a lot of history into St. John's House. The Royal Fusiliers museum upstairs offers more than just a pile of weapons and pictures of Monty. Of course, these are there, but much more is on offer. Try dressing up in military clothing, look at various centuries' memorabilia. The staff are thrilled to tell stories to... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

St Johns House contain 2 museums. the ground floor has a collection of items reflecting the lives of Warwickshire people over the past 300 years whilst the second floor contain the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers Museum telling the history of the regiment up to the present time. Admission to both museums is free but a suitable donation is appreciated .... More

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
24 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

The children were bored and fancied something local. We parked in a council car park and walked 5 mins through to the museum. A free museum with option obviously for donations. Saw an old school room - old(er) items dolls clothing toys even found an old Brownie Uniform from the 70's. Upstairs to the War remembrance - a little history... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

went here pity we had little time in here as they were closing very polite people as the chap upstairs had time for you ,would go again ,could spend hours in here ,small but great

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