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Nottingham Industrial Museum

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Address: Wollaton Hall, Nottingham NG8 2AE, England
Phone Number: 01159153936
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Very informative

Visited as we were interested in the history of Victoria Station that was, as we are now living in Nottingham but not from here. Surpringly there was loads more to see and read... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited as we were interested in the history of Victoria Station that was, as we are now living in Nottingham but not from here. Surpringly there was loads more to see and read about which we were not expecting ie. lace and cigarette industry to name but a few. The volunteers are so informative and knowledgeable and ready to answer... More 

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NottmIndustrial, Public Relations Manager at Nottingham Industrial Museum, responded to this review

Good evening cambridgetraveller, thank you so much for your wonderful review of Nottingham Industrial Museum and the Nottingham Victoria Station exhibition we hosted during the fist three weekends in August. We're really happy to know that you enjoyed both. Please keep an eye on our facebook page for more events happening at the museum. More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting museum showing the industrial history of Nottingham. Particularly went to see the temporary exhibition about the Victoria Station and enjoyed that. Volunteer staff knowledgable and enthusiastic.

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NottmIndustrial, Guest Relations Manager at Nottingham Industrial Museum, responded to this review

Good evening Carol H, thank you so very much for your lovely review. I'm very happy to hear that you enjoyed both the museum and the exhibition on Nottingham Victoria Station which has been very popular so far. Please do keep an eye on our Facebook page for further events Kind regards Volunteer Co-ordinator Nottingham Industrial Museum More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great exhibits, friendly talkative volunteer staff. Lovely hour spent looking at incredible machines and Nottingham culture.

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NottmIndustrial, Guest Relations Manager at Nottingham Industrial Museum, responded to this review

Good evening JonLBlyth Thank you so much for your wonderful review of Nottingham Industrial Museum. I'm really happy that you enjoyed your visit so much. Another really interesting day to visit if you're able to is the last Sunday of every month when we have 'steaming' days which means that most of the engines you saw in the steam gallery... More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

We popped in here with my 95 yr father! We had an enlightening time talking with Dad and the informative volunteers about industry in Nottingham.Perfect way to spend a rainy Saturday. Thoroughly recommend a visit.Only £1 for concessions!

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NottmIndustrial, Front Office Manager at Nottingham Industrial Museum, responded to this review

Good afternoon Caz245, thank you so much for your lovely review of Nottingham Industrial Museum, very pleased to hear that you & your father had a good time. If you keep an eye on our facebook page or check out our website they will both have a list of steaming days when most of the engines are in full steam.... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

This museum is set in the grounds of Wollaton Park consisting of machinery and gadgets associated with Nottingham Industry from knitting & lace to motorbikes & steam engines. Our tour was lead by two volunteers who exuded such passion on the subjects they spoke about that it was a pleasure to listen and learn. This place is a wonderful place... More 

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NottmIndustrial, Guest Relations Manager at Nottingham Industrial Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review of Nottingham Industrial Museum, we're very happy to learn that you enjoyed it so much. We hope you'll visit us again in the near future. More 

Derbyshire, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

This little, volunteer run museum is well presented and is a veritable tardis of saved and recovered history. There are rooms covering bikes and cars, lace making, radio and clocks, and, of, course, steam. Some how amongst all that there is also the history of Boots the chemist, the cigarette factory and well preserved items that show of the ingenuity... More 

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NottmIndustrial, Guest Relations Manager at Nottingham Industrial Museum, responded to this review

Good evening Michelle S Thank you so very much for you wonderful review. We're really happy that you enjoyed your visit. Another good day to visit the museum is when the engines are in steam, which is the last Sunday of every month (except December) Best wishes from Nottingham Industrial Musuem More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Just visited the museum. We drove out of our way to get there and so worth it. Entrance only 2 pounds so PLEASE donate. Run by volunteers who go out of their way to talk in detail on the exhibits and their themes. Going to return on a live steam day. REALLY ENJOYED IT. The house and grounds are also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

Brilliant place, very enjoyable day. Definitely recommend this as a place to visit. Excellent informative volunteers

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

A great day out, surrounded by beautiful Wollaton Hall this little gem sits nestled away and is definitely worth the visit. The staff are friendly and informative and the pieces on display are something to behold, very highly recommended!

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Nottingham Industrial Museum is a fantastic place situated in the grounds of Wollaton Hall, an idyllic setting. The industrial museum is a jewel in its crown, an absolute must to visit! Me, my partner and my Dad all had an amazing day out and learnt a lot about the heritage of Nottingham and the surrounding areas. I definitely recommend everyone... More 

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Jackie186356, Guest Relations Manager at Nottingham Industrial Museum, responded to this review

Good evening Kathryn, thank you so much for your fantastic review. I'm so happy you & your family enjoyed visiting the museum & very much look forward to seeing you again. More 

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