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Warwickshire Museum

Market Hall, Market Place, | Market Place, Warwick CV34 4SA, England
01926/412500
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Ranked #15 of 18 attractions in Warwick
Type: History Museums
Traveler Description: Traditional small - and free!- county museum. Mixture of local history, geology, archaeology and natural history; with a small changing exhibition... more »
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London
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We come from the Lyme Regis area and thought we had seen most fossils. Yet we were so pleased to see some totally new ones, really well displayed, at Warwick Museum. We spent quite a time looking at Plesiosaurs, and loved the very large fossilised one hanging in the corner. As well as loving the wildlife display in the museum,... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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19 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

A well set up small museum for all age groups. There is enough to interest adults as quite a few exhibits and interactive items for children. I was glad to see the old bear still in place upstairs; I had childhood memories of visiting in the 1960's and was quite surprised he was still there! Very friendly and helpful staff

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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19 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This small museum can be enjoyed for free, after having passed through the local marketplace. It focuses on the history of Warwickshire (and the now famous Horde), on natural history and animals. Interesting, though not famous.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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375 reviews 375 reviews
290 attraction reviews
592 helpful votes 592 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Took my daughter here so we could look at the fossils as she is really into dinosaurs. She really enjoyed looking at the fossils and we spent some time on the ground floor examining them all. We spent less time on the first floor, as there was less to interest her, though I did get her a little bit interested... More

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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150 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I visited here during the May half term. The museum is very well situated in the middle of Warwick, and has a great selection of exhibits from Roman artefacts to fossils. I particularly liked the amazing and huge Sheldon tapestry of Warwickshire, showing all the old place names . There's lots of things to interest children here, but as the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

its fine, the second floor is better the magnification insects is pretty cool needs more exciting up to date attractions

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Mullion, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

A quick wander of the streets to refresh the memory and we came across this little gem. A museum dedicated to the history of Warwickshire. We peered in through the doors before committing to entering but this doesn't give much away, then we see the "Free Admission" sign and ventured in. Bursting at the seams with natural history, taxidermy is... More

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Well worth a visit, its free and for a small museum its packed with interesting things to look at and gives some historical information about Warwick

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

the county museum contain plenty of archaeological and geological information also natural history displays, it was a pity that the Sheldon Tapestry was away for restoration but overall the museum was worth a visit , another free attraction !

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Weatherford, Oklahoma
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131 reviews 131 reviews
30 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

Small but contains a well presented story of the Warwickshire area from pre-historic times to present. The Sheldon Map Tapestry was out on loan and not available, which was disappointing.

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