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Avoncroft Museum Of Historic Buildings

Stoke Heath, Bromsgrove B60 4JR, England
(01527) 831 363 or 831 886
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Ranked #1 of 16 Attractions in Bromsgrove
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums
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English first
Warwick, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
32 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

We loved this place. The buildings are spread around the site so there were no queues or crowding when you were trying to see them. The buildings themselves were really interesting. We particularly liked the windmill, the church and the phone boxes. There were even instructions in the phone boxes on how to make a call for those not old... More

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Chris E, Public Relations Manager at Avoncroft Museum Of Historic Buildings, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review, so glad you enjoyed your visit! More

Oxon
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Nice to see the old buildings and there was a war re enactment going on. A few more seats around would be nice and more than one lot of loos. We thought it was a bit pricey.j

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Chris E, Public Relations Manager at Avoncroft Museum Of Historic Buildings, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, hope you enjoyed your visit. Just to clarify, we actually have three sets of toilets: some near the Shop, some opposite the Tea Room and some in the Guesten Hall. More

Oldbury, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Wow! Where to begin? Something for everyone! Lovely Edwardian tea rooms as you first go in and right next to those the telephone box collection! I could have spent all day there! You can ring the other phone boxes! And who remembers Mercury? Then there was a counting house. A miniature railway (50p extra). A corrugated iron church. A three... More

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Chris E, Public Relations Manager at Avoncroft Museum Of Historic Buildings, responded to this review

Delighted that you enjoyed your visit here and thank you so much for posting this review. Please come and visit us again soon! More

Plymouth
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60 reviews 60 reviews
24 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Lots of buildings to look around and a lot you are able to go inside. Plenty of information boards with all the details of where the buildings were originally and how they were moved. The grounds are level and easily accessible and well kept. Particularly loved the pre-fab, complete with 1950s memorabilia and the lady doing her knitting! There were... More

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Excellent afternoon out we really loved the windmill, my son like the hands on activities brick making, building a timber frame, wattle and daub. He would have really like to do more of this.

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Pershore, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

A good variety of historic buildings to look around. Our kids especially enjoyed the old telephone boxes which you can ring from one phone to another. We were also shown around the telephone exchange that they have there, which was quite interesting. They also had a go at making their own brick (which they got to keep) & as it... More

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Fantastic day out with 4 boys and our pup. So nice to go somewhere where the children can see history brought to life whilst having a good run around. Staff really friendly and helpful. We will definitely go back!

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I am a medieval re-enactor. We get to go to Avoncroft and have a great time. Toilets are always clean,the tea shop is a delight, Boards around the site are very informative and the buildings are restored to a good standard. not over done but 'lived in'

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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Visited with the wife and granddaughter. Plenty of interesting historic buildings also a playground for the little ones. Lovely quaint tearoom at decent prices. Well worth a visit. Annual membership is well worth purchasing.

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Worcestershire
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Although visiting as a couple the museum is great for families. You can spend hours on end looking around the large site where you can imagine the life of people who used these buildings. The centre has done a great job in restoring the natural beauty of these buildings.

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