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Address: Church Street, Chipping Campden GL55 6JE, England
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Arts & Crafts Museum

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A fascinating insight into the Arts and Craft Movement

This is a small but detailed history of the group of artists and craftsmen and women who were attracted to Chipping Camden at the end of the C19th and the early part of the C20th... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
hugh_john
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oxfordshire

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Bingley UK
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want to see the best exhibition of Arts and Crafts then visit the museum in Cheltenham. .and it's free. As for this one...not worth it.

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oxfordshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small but detailed history of the group of artists and craftsmen and women who were attracted to Chipping Camden at the end of the C19th and the early part of the C20th. The displays are fully explained and there are some superb examples of original work. Well worth an hour and a half of intense study!

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South Coast of England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Last minute choice to visit, glad we did. Only small but well worth it to find out about the Craft and Design movement operating in the last century. Staff were all friendly and knowledgeable. Fascinating info. on Robert Welch, who have a shop in town.

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

If you are in Chipping Camden do not miss this wonderful museum. It features not only the Arts and Crafts movement but also the history of the village. Lots of information presented in traditional fashion as well as high-tech presentations on screen. A very good little shop sells interesting items. We strongly recommend a visit.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Some lovely displays very well presented. Knowledgeable staff we really enjoyed the silver and jewellery. There are some lovely items to buy including a good selection of books. Chipping Camden is a beautiful Cotswold town one of our favourites.

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Scot58
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

History of local artists and why they set up around this area. Beautiful pieces highlighting the skills and well worth a visit. CR Ashbee, Gordon Russell, Hart Silversmiths and Robert Welch have work displayed here. The jewellery work by Ashbee is stunning. Small museum next to beautiful church - which is worth visiting.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

A local man recommended this museum to us and we went there about mid morning. Parked on the road and went into the museum, quite quiet really so no queuing. Nice place and nice to know about about the local history.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Only a short walk from the beautiful Cotswold High Street of Chipping Campden. The town itself is well worth visiting, particularly on a nice day. There are few towns more beautiful for a stroll. If you stroll a little way off the High Street you will find this Museum. I first saw this on a Google virtual tour. Fantastic displays... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Showcasing several local historical artists from silversmiths to book binders. Beautiful examples of work along with information supporting the artist. Small shop selling guides etc. Close to shops on high street & St James Church. Not overly expensive. Occasional exhibitions too.

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Thank Andy S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

A beautiful location for a fascinating museum, showing craft & design work of makers both in & near Chipping Campden since the beginning of the twentieth century. This area of the Cotswolds became a haven for talented designers & crafts people, and continues to champion excellence. The main displays provide information about local book binding, potters, furniture makers, silver smiths... More 

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