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Warwickshire Museum

Market Hall, Market Place, | Market Place, Warwick CV34 4SA, England
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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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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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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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
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
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
12 helpful votes 12 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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
10 helpful votes 10 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
22 helpful votes 22 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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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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Chesham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Surprisingly enjoyable. Much better then when we first walked in. Interesting history of the county and the town. Recomended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Very interesting history of the local area. Best thing was it is free. Located in the middle of the town so easy to pop in it when shopping.

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