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Tewkesbury Museum

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Pleasant local museum

This museum was free to enter and has displays relating to local history - the model battleground... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steve T
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London, England, United Kingdom
So interesting

Set in the centre of Tewkesbury, the museum offers a detailed summary of the history of the local... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2019
GoingGuide
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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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
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64 Barton Street, Tewkesbury GL20 5PX, England
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+44 1684 292901
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Maz03
Reviewed 1 week 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

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Steve T
Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank GoingGuide
Reviewed July 28, 2019

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

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 27, 2019

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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Evelyn G
Reviewed May 20, 2019 via mobile

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
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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

Reviewed May 7, 2019

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

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Geoffrey S
Reviewed April 13, 2019

It's free and has plenty of things in it but a bit of a mishmash if you know what I mean. Good if its raining.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank philhalliwell
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

It was our first visit to the museum, we'll worth a visit. It took us about an hour to go around, very interesting and museum workers were very helpful and friendly with great knowledge.

Date of experience: March 2019
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