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TEWKESBURY MUSEUM A local museum in a wonderful Tudor building, celebrating the town's rich and diverse history with collections that range from early Roman and the Battle of Tewkesbury to Antarctic exploration and the Mop Fair. The museum is...more
All reviews local history three floors worth a visit run by volunteers free admission antarctic explorer little gem adds to its charm century building donations welcomed past and present no lift an absolute delight interesting building interesting facts medieval festival all ages
Wasn't particularly interested in most of what was on offer here but I did find very interesting the literature on the Girls school which sadly no longer exists having been amalgamated with another some time ago.
This museum was free to enter and has displays relating to local history - the model battleground of the Battle of Tewkesbury, one of the major deciding battles of the Wars of the Roses - is very interesting. There is lots of interest to read...More
Set in the centre of Tewkesbury, the museum offers a detailed summary of the history of the local area, including the Battle of Tewkesbury which determined the outcome of the War of the Roses. The artefacts are carefully displayed within a number of rooms of...More
We would recommend a visit to here... all sorts of historical facts and memorabilia housed in a beautiful Tudor building. Free to enter but donations welcomed.
Learned more about Tewksbury, it’s role in the world wars (and the GI’s that came over), the medieval history...More
A wealth of interesting knowledge is hidden away in this little gem of a place. I have visited when there has been food cooked re-enacting the days of old ... it was excellent. So worth a visit if you have children.
My daughter and her friend took their children to see the exhibits during half term. The "gentleman", and I use the term loosely, told them to leave because my grandson was in a wheelchair. The other staff were apologising for him but he was just...More
Date of experience: May 2019
Craig F, Trustee at Tewkesbury Museum, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2019
We’re very sorry indeed that your daughter and grandson were treated so badly. That isn’t at all our ethos, and we’ll use this incident for learning. Unfortunately, the Museum is in a very old listed building and we don’t even have level access on the...More
They run a number of look for games, our kids loved it and it gave me time to have a good look around, great battle display and the fair ground models. The building is something special in its own right and the people running it...More
Just visited with my wife. We really enjoyed it, especially the antique toy fair. The lady on the door is very informative, providing additional information and local knowledge.
Its a free museum with donations taken.