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Not just furniture ...

I have known of this furniture virtually all my life but only now visited the place of its making... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
David N
Furniture craft with a twist

I first visited this furniture maker over sixty years ago as a schoolboy and was amazed to find it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Main Street, Kilburn, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I have known of this furniture virtually all my life but only now visited the place of its making. The visit was everything we could have expected. We look forward to our lottery win to fund the refurnishing of our house! This is art, craft...More

Thank David N
Reviewed 1 week ago

I first visited this furniture maker over sixty years ago as a schoolboy and was amazed to find it still in existence. It has grown substantially, but seems to have been able to maintain the very high quality of craftsmanship. Every piece of furniture and...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2018

Loved walking around this and seeing the quality of the furniture on display. The most interesting thing was the range of tools that were used to make the furniture.

Thank John P
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

I visit here often and love the cafe. They do the best soup! Also meals, cake tea etc. All hand made. Has a great view of The White Horse from the garden. Also gift shop and museum.

Thank lordburnside
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately it has changed to the mostly ubiquitous gift shop and tea rooms. We were lucky to visit the workshop over thirty years ago when you were able to wander around and watch the work being done and talk to the craftsmen involved. I remember...More

Thank J07sc0tland
Reviewed August 19, 2018

Didn't feel welcome here. Not given much information at desk. Quite expensive to get in. You can go to viewing platform and look at craftsmen in workshop for free.

Thank KAW687
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Not quite an accidental visit. Our prime objective was the 'White Horse' on the hillside above Kilburn. The offices and showrooms together with the workshop viewing gallery on the other side of the road distracted us first. These are free but please don’t leave it...More

Thank Cheoff
Reviewed July 3, 2018

Beautiful part of the country. The café is a must for all food lovers, we had a cheese board served on a beautiful mouse adorned board. The food was freshly made and we sat out in the sun on the terrace. Furniture is beautiful but...More

Thank NormaT
Reviewed June 20, 2018

We visited the Mouseman Visitor Centre and paid extra to visit the museum. It was well worth the extra to learn about the history and the life of Robert Thompson the Mouseman. The lady at the front desk was very welcoming and had time for...More

Thank 2014Jandy
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Kilburn is a picture post card village and the furniture making business originated by Robert Thompson (The Mouseman), in the village, makes a fascinating stop. Our guide was superb and the cafe excellent with very friendly service.

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