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The Museum is very small, and will be seen fairly quickly, but can be seen as part of the Manor... read more

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blackiw29
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Romsey, United Kingdom
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Good but low key museum. Child friendly but not much mental stimulation for intelegent enquiring... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2019
Jo M
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Dorking, United Kingdom
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The Alexander Keiller Museum is divided into two galleries, The Barn and The Stables. The Barn Gallery houses an interactive display setting the scene for life in the Neolithic and Bronze Age Avebury, and The Stables gallery has many artefacts from...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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High Street, Avebury, Marlborough, Avebury SN8 1RF, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

The Museum is very small, and will be seen fairly quickly, but can be seen as part of the Manor visit as it houses the ticket office. The barn explains the history of the stones and surrounding area, plus displaying several artefacts.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

This is a very informative and interactive museum split between two buildings. One covering the physical history of Avebury and surrounding ancient locations, and the other covering human history of the site. Museum is small but second building is packed with artifacts and physical evidence...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 18, 2019

Good but low key museum. Child friendly but not much mental stimulation for intelegent enquiring adults. Lots of artifacts from local 'digs'.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Jo M
Reviewed May 8, 2019 via mobile

This large barn is filled with information boards explaining the ancient history and geography of the Neolithic landscape. Additional information about Alexander Kieller and his important work at Avebury and associated area is interesting but To some extent it is repeated in the Manor House...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 23, 2019

Being members of the National Trust entry was free so it was a no brainer to see the exhibits, very interesting and well wort a visit though I felt £11.00 was a bit expensive if you had to pay.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 4, 2019

Whilst not big this museum is well set out and very well explained - I had no idea of the history or the reason for this area - much work has been done and a very enjoyable half an hour

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Paul S
Reviewed February 16, 2019

This Museum is a National Trust property and is well worth looking at before you explore the stone circles. In here you will find a lot of displays of artifacts found in and around the stone circles. It gives you some understanding of what it...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

The exhibition does give background info to the Avebury Stones site. It's housed in a huge barn which is worth a view inside. At the end we found a film show running, along with a car, which was the best part. Apparently he got his...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed December 18, 2018

Friday 23 November 2018, my husband and I visited the Alexander Keiller Museum. The museum has an interesting collection of artefacts found around the Avebury Stone Circle. The museum details the history of Neolithic life and has some interesting relics found from around the area...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Carol B
Reviewed December 5, 2018

Full of information which helps the visitor to better understand the history of the Avebury sacred landscape from the earliest archaeological discoveries, to the management by the National Trust today. I thought it was relatively expensive, but worth it, once. You can always revive yourself...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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