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The Munnings Art Museum

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Wonderful exhibition

Courteous and welcoming staff.Everything well kept and interesting.A fascinating story.Munnigs a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Worth a visit

The Munnings Museum is a most interesting place, a chronological display of Munnings’ work set in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Colchester, United Kingdom
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In 1918 Alfred Munnings was appointed as a war artist in France for the Canadian Cavalry Brigade and later for the Canadian Forestry Corps. At the war’s end his paintings from France were bought by the Canadian government and are now in the...more
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Castle House Castle Hill | Castle House, Dedham, Colchester CO7 6AZ, England
+44 1206 322127
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All reviews lovely house his life castle house wonderful collection garden cafe dedham vale interesting afternoon sir alfred current exhibition wonderful afternoon group visit on display wonderful place to visit interesting visit tea shop tea room well worth the visit
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Courteous and welcoming staff.Everything well kept and interesting.A fascinating story.Munnigs a talented draughsman .Don't bother with the cafe-unwelcoming .

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank FarAway816460
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Munnings Museum is a most interesting place, a chronological display of Munnings’ work set in his lovely house, all set in wonderful grounds. Knowledgeable guides to help you throughout the house. Ample car parking and a delightful cafe. Close to Dedham town centre from...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Alphalogan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a super place to visit. A lovely house, still homely and a wonderful collection of the artist's works. Very interesting. It was a delight. It was busy but not noisy. The welcome was warm and just the right amount of information given. Highly recommended....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Thea99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a couple of hours walking around Castle House and the Art gallery, garden and studio looking at the works of Alfred Munninfs. All beautifully displayed.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Wendy R
Reviewed January 16, 2019

We live locally and often take our visitors to see this fine collection The house is beautiful as is the art work Guides are there to help make this a thoroughly rewarding experience There is a very good coffee shop 8n the lovely grounds and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank reedeliz
Reviewed January 14, 2019 via mobile

The Munnings house is beautiful. Art deco style. Most of his paintings are soldiers on horses. He is very good. As an official war artist commissioned by the Canadian War Memorials Fund, Munnings provides an insight into the men of the Canadian Cavalry Brigade and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed November 20, 2018

It was his and Lady Munnings' home and it still has that sort of a feel about it. I love the pictures - not all horsey - but local landscapes and one learns a lot about Munnings, without being preached at. It's not grand, and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

Great art and paintings and wooden articles. Most happy we came here. Nice to wander through. Quite interesting vintage stuff there

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ToniaK637
Reviewed October 30, 2018

If you are a keen fan of Munnings and horse painting then you will love this museum, complete with small eatery. No dogs. Your day's visit can be continued to the rest of the very picturesque village.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank EllenMay2013
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Very well laid out museum in beautiful Georgian House. Also great café in garden. we didn't know much about Munnings, but we do now !!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Malcolm H
March 21, 2019|
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Response from alfredmunnings | Property representative |
£8 adults, £6 students, £1 children. £4 National Art Pass holders. Carers free. £14 Year Pass.