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The Woodhall Spa Cottage Museum

Closed Now: 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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An excellent little museum

We were fortunate to have a guided tour and as it says on their brochure there is much more to this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mauricef15
A hidden gem

This has to be the smallest museum we have ever visited, but it is also the museum we have visited... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anglia-Motel
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Holbeach, United Kingdom
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The Woodhall Spa Cottage Museum is open daily for the 2018 season. Be sure to come along and see the new displays and exhibits. The Woodhall Spa Cottage Museum is a joy to explore and packed with intriguing stories and displays about Woodhall Spa...more
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Hours Today: 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Cottage Museum Iddesleigh Road, Woodhall Spa LN10 6SH, England
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+44 1526 352456
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All reviews little gem well worth a visit jigsaw puzzle local history gift shop on site step back in time corrugated iron its heyday lady on reception potted history interesting items bygone era interesting information volunteer staff rainy day short film lovely village
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were fortunate to have a guided tour and as it says on their brochure there is much more to this museum than you would expect bearing in mind the limited size of it. The ladies there are so enthusiastic you can't help but feel...More

Thank mauricef15
nigelwebb2018, IT Director at The Woodhall Spa Cottage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

mauricef15, thank you so much for your review of our little museum. It gladdens our hearts that the generous work of our volunteers has been so well received by you, our visitors. The aims of the directors and volunteers is exactly as you have described,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has to be the smallest museum we have ever visited, but it is also the museum we have visited the most , we have been here 3 times this year and twice last , it is a hidden gem of fantastic information and has...More

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nigelwebb2018, IT Director at The Woodhall Spa Cottage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your very positive review. We are always pleased to see returning visitors and will be pleased to see you again in the future. Our temporary displays are changed a few times throughout the season so there will always be something new to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a little gem. Lots of local interest. The staff were friendly and helpful. There is a well stocked shop, too.

1  Thank Janet H
nigelwebb2018, IT Director at The Woodhall Spa Cottage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are glad that our little museum appears to have ticked so many boxes in what you would wish for when visiting our attraction.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We're local and I can't believe we've only just visited this place for the first time today! Very small but very well preserved little cottage packed with lots of local history! My 9 year old particularly enjoyed the touch screen war info and he's currently...More

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nigelwebb2018, IT Director at The Woodhall Spa Cottage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you MrsS86 for your kind review. We, the volunteers, are pleased that the displays and interactive / hand-on toys have met with the approval of your family as this is exactly what was intended when creating the displays. Any recommendation to visit us via...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the museum on a week day. It is a small museum. The members of staff were very helpful and informative. The exhibits are displayed very well in the space available. The history of the family who lived in the building was interesting and gave...More

Thank Judith B
nigelwebb2018, IT Director at The Woodhall Spa Cottage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Judith B for your kind review of our little museum. It means a lot to all the volunteers to hear that our visitors have enjoyed their efforts. As we change the displays throughout the season it is well worth visiting again at some...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit. The house is a bit tight for a wheelchair, but we managed. The staff were very accommodating.More

Thank Jonathan H
nigelwebb2018, IT Director at The Woodhall Spa Cottage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Jonathan H, many thanks for your honest review. As the museum is housed in an original pre-fab building we are not allowed to make structural changes to improve disabled access but do what we can by providing a smaller style wheelchair to help with access...More

Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

It's been 26 years since I last visited the museum & the changes are incredible. Professional, well presented, not cluttered, but still a homely atmosphere. Very enjoyable, interactive, afternoon.More

Thank Clare C
nigelwebb2018, IT Director at The Woodhall Spa Cottage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Clare C, thank you for your fantastic review. We are so pleased that all the efforts of our volunteers have succeeded in presenting the museum and its exhibits in a way that clearly met with your approval. Please don't wait another 26 years before visiting...More

Reviewed August 14, 2018

This small bungalow is packed to the gills with interesting information, photos, artifacts . . . Probably the best museum experience ever because of the knowledgeable staff members and the hands on policy. To be able to sit in the sitting room and look through...More

Thank Elizabeth W
nigelwebb2018, IT Director at The Woodhall Spa Cottage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

Elizabeth W, we are pleased that you had a great birthday treat in our little museum and it sounds like all the little personal touches that our volunteers make has been a success. We actively encourage our visitors to interact with the original articles in...More

Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

A little gem of a museum, all your childhood memories are here. I particularly liked the photography exhibit, it took me back to the days of wet processing, the smells and the joy of producing a photograph from nothing but a sheet of paper and...More

Thank Glenys N
nigelwebb2018, IT Director at The Woodhall Spa Cottage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

Thank you Glenys N for your review and it pleases us all here at the Cottage Museum that our displays have reawakened those memories for you. It is always our intention that our homely layout and evocative displays bring the past to life.

Reviewed August 10, 2018

Wonderful little museum, a window into the past, an insight into how one family lived in a Victorian 'prefab'

Thank kim w
nigelwebb2018, IT Director at The Woodhall Spa Cottage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2018

Thank you Kim W for your appreciation of our little museum. Your response makes the efforts of our volunteers worthwhile.

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