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Address: Hatfield Road, St. Albans AL1 3, England
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quaint little museum close to town

great little museum and close to town definitely worth an hour or two great interesting fun for the family especially on a rainy day

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
wrx374
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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near London, England
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68 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This used to be quite good, especially as it had a university art gallery as part of it. But it does not exist any more as it is being sold off by the council for redevelopment as housing There is a possibility that it may reopen in a new location in 3 or so years time. But maybe not.

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Thank MisterNev
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great little museum and close to town definitely worth an hour or two great interesting fun for the family especially on a rainy day

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Windsor, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

Not altogether inspiring. Mix of local history some if which is covered off by Verulamium Museum in the park. Interesting temporary art exhibition at the time of our visit.

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Downpatrick, County Down
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32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Enjoyed reading about the history of st. Albans, enjoyed it all! surroundings were beautiful, layout interesting, lots to read and see

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Hertfordshire, UK
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83 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Lots to see and very well organised, lots to for children too. It's surprising what can be learnt and the exhibits are clearly labeled to ease understanding.

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Thank HengyChat
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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257 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I must walk or drive past the Museum Of St Albans at least once week but for some reason did not visit. This was a mistake as for any St Albans resident this is a must. Whilst the Verulamium Museum covers the Roman history of St Albans, the Museum Of St Albans covers more modern day history with information about... More 

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Thank Andrew081
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This unprepossessing building is a very well-curated place focussed on the life of the city for 2000 years. This has been done within a space which is really unsuitable as a museum, and the staff have done wonders to make the best of it. Over recent years the museum has held some truly marvellous exhibitions in its ground floor area,... More 

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Thank Lyn P
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This is a well-kept and looked after museum on St Albans's rich history. Not as impressive as Verulamium Museum, but significantly broader in the periods of time that is covering. Do not expect to see a massive exhibition held here, but you can rest assured that you will come out knowing much more about the town's - and greater area's... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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164 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

This old-school free small city museum provides interesting displays of (slightly randomly) Egyptian history, with some quality exhibits and new angles to provide new facts even for those who are familiar with the larger displays at British Museum for example). The floors on local history are quite old fashioned in their presentation but plenty of facts from the city’s founding... More 

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90 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

My parents came to meet me on a lunchbreak from work - we thought we'd check this out. Didn't really expect there to be much there - but were pleasantly surprised. Really interesting, and lots of things to look at. A real hidden gem.

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