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Elgar Birthplace Museum

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Address: Crown East Lane | Lower Broadheath, Worcester WR2 6RH, England
Phone Number: 01905-333224
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: The birthplace of this famous composer now houses an extensive collection...
The birthplace of this famous composer now houses an extensive collection of Elgar memorabilia.
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Beautiful and fascinating

For an Elgar lover, this place is practically heavenly! The artefacts and information is brilliantly laid out; simple but effective. There is also the opportunity it listen to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

For an Elgar lover, this place is practically heavenly! The artefacts and information is brilliantly laid out; simple but effective. There is also the opportunity it listen to extracts of Elgar's music whilst reading, which was wonderful. The gardens around the actual birthplace are lovely and fragrant, and it was great to see a seated bronze statue of the great... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

A wonderful, informative place whether you are an Elgar fan or not. There is lots to see and take in and there are plenty of places for photo opportunities. An audio tour is available and this is free for paying visitors, entry is approximately £7.00 per adult. There are toilets and snacks/drink available to purchase on site. Collapsible stools are... More 

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Kent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

For lovers of Elgar and music....or anyone interested in anything. Beautifully kept. Not in central Cheltenham, but easy to get to.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

You would not know this place was here were it not for the signposts which makes it a peaceful and relaxing place to visit. the car park was reasonably spacious and there were not many visitors when we went on a weekday. On entering the visitors' centre, the staff were very kind, helpful and friendly - the same applied throughout... More 

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Typical English ambience with music connotations.One can appreciate what Elgar got from the countryside, and incorporated into his music.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

The sun was shining when we arrived as this museum was opening. We were welcomed with smiles by the staff and enjoyed a wander round the pretty little cottage garden, having the place to ourselves, before going into the beautifully kept birthplace house. Inside we were able to wander undisturbed looking at interesting artefacts and reading well written descriptions of... More 

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Westchester County, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

As a musician , I tend to find related opportunities compelling. Yet there's much to be learned here about the best way to run any small museum of its kind: compacting and diffusing so much biographical information and music samplings into a sensibly compelling experience. I learned that there was much beyond what I knew of Elgar that is well... More 

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Fascinating insights into life of Elgar and his music. Beautiful cottage garden, interesting film and museum.

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Devon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

A very well-organised museum with a new wing covering the life of Elgar and his music. An audio guide is available to enhance your experience. The old house is next door which is faithful to the earliest period of Elgar's life. There is an excellent cottage garden to be enjoyed if you can visit in summer. Attached is a garden... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

we visited here because it was a rainy day. It's £7.50 per adult to get in. You get a headset with this. The place is small but staff are friendly. The gardens around the house are lovely. Doesn't take that long to get around. Expected more is all.

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Address: Crown East Lane | Lower Broadheath, Worcester WR2 6RH, England
Phone Number: 01905-333224
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Worcestershire  >  Worcester
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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