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D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum

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A well presented and informative museum and former home of D H Lawrence. Interesting displays and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
jennyjacksonuk
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Interesting place to visit

Enjoy the walk around and learning about DHLawrence thank you guys for restoring the home and... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2019
patriciajuneheath
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Stafford, United Kingdom
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There are many ways to discover D.H. Lawrence and the landscape that inspired many of his works. Guided and self-guided tours are available at the D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum in Eastwood, as well as self-led local walks. So whether you’ve read...more
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8A Victoria Street, Eastwood NG16 3AW, England
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+44 115 917 3824
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A well presented and informative museum and former home of D H Lawrence. Interesting displays and room settings as it would have looked when Lawrence lived there. We spent some time on each floor with a self led tour. Super information sheets in each room...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

Enjoy the walk around and learning about DHLawrence thank you guys for restoring the home and keeping it safe for viewers, attached our picture with my cousin who starred in the film Lady Chaterleys loverMore

Date of experience: March 2019
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Christina W, Public Relations Manager at D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2019

Many thanks for the lovely review- we're so pleased you enjoyed your visit. We take great pride in the restoration of the house and the displays, so thank you for your kind comments. We should have asked your cousin for an autograph! We hope you...More

Reviewed February 7, 2019

An extremely lovely hour or two spent at this museum dedicated to D H Lawrence. A warm welcome awaits you ,our guide was informative and really engaged with us on the life and works of Lawrence along with his family history. It lived up to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Christina W, Public Relations Manager at D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2019

I'm so glad you enjoyed you're tour and visit after such a long wait to see the museum! Thank you for posting such a great review. Christina

Reviewed December 16, 2018

The Museum is small but then what do you expect for an author who was born in a working class mining village? The tour was informative about DH Lawrence himself, his family and also about what life would have been like at those times. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Christina W, Public Relations Manager at D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2019

Thank you for your great review, we're glad you thought the tour guide was fantastic and enjoyed your time with us at the D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum. Hope to see you again soon, Christina

Reviewed December 10, 2018

...did I mention I thought this museum is brilliant? Our guide and the guided tour was brilliant. It lasted about an hour and a half but could have gone on longer if you wanted to ask more questions. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Christina W, Public Relations Manager at D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post your brilliant review! It's great to know we make our customers so happy they promote the museum with such wonderful reviews. Glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed November 25, 2018

We had a very interesting tour from very knowledgeable Christina(?) which gave us an insight into Lawrence's life in Eastwood. Our tour lasted well over an hour in a small property which shows how much information there was to absorb. I have wanted to visit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Christina W, Public Relations Manager at D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a positive review about your visit to the museum, and for saying you would definitely recommend us. I'm very glad you finally got to come along for a tour and that you liked our...More

Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic museum! The guided tour was brilliant. It lasted about an hour and a half, with opportunity to extend if you wanted to ask more questions and get more detail. The tour guide was brilliant - knew her stuff and was engaging and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Christina W, Public Relations Manager at D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

Many thanks for the fantastic review. We're so pleased you got to visit the site, and enjoyed the tour and experience. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed October 27, 2018

Well worth a visit. This lovely little museum is super. The young lady that took us around the house was amazing, her talk was all from memory. Nice little quaint shop with gifts and Books, worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Christina W, Public Relations Manager at D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Many thanks for the brilliant review. We're really pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit to the Museum and the guided tour of our site. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed October 14, 2018

I’ve known of this museum for years but never felt I was interested enough in DH Lawrence. This little place is so much more! You’re best to book and we had what felt like a private tour for four of us, though they can take...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Christina W, Public Relations Manager at D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2018

Many thanks for the wonderful review! We're really pleased you came along to the Museum for a tour and that we provided you with some more insight into D.H. Lawrence's life. We'll pass on your compliments to Carolyn. It's great that we've inspired you to...More

Reviewed October 11, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our guided tour around D H Lawrence's birthplace. Our tour guide of so full of knowledge and quotes from his poems and books we were all fascinated by this man and his family and the hard life they had just surviving.. Grateful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Vy100
Christina W, Public Relations Manager at D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2018

Many thanks for the wonderful review. We're really pleased you enjoyed your visit to the Museum and that we inspired you to read some of Lawrence's work. Let us know what your favourite novel/poem is.

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Carole519
December 30, 2016|
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Response from Christina W | Property representative |
Hello, sorry for the late reply to your enquiry but the museum will be closed from 23rd December 2016 and will not open until 18th January 2017, as we are undergoing the annual deep clean of the collection. If you would... More
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