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Browne's Hospital and Museum

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After living in Stamford for many years I visited Brownes Hospital just once, Found out about the... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2018
Martin-j21
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All that can be seen is the garden unless it is an organised tour. Well kept garden with tidy lawn... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2017
Mark H
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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Broad Street, Stamford PE9 1PF, England
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

After living in Stamford for many years I visited Brownes Hospital just once, Found out about the history of the building and also found out their are houses at the back of the building which if luck and chosen by the panel Stamfordians can live...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Martin-j21
Reviewed May 27, 2018

A closed Walk way of stone and arches leads to a cluster of small houses very pretty and a nice photo opportunity!!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2017

All that can be seen is the garden unless it is an organised tour. Well kept garden with tidy lawn surrounded by bushes.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Mark H
Reviewed September 20, 2017

Buildings from Collyweston stone and built in the 15th century, this institution is a sight to behold. The gardens were so pretty and well landscaped. Sadly we could not visit the museum because we did not book beforehand.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately the museum was closed when we visited but we got to walk through the cloisters and see the alms houses and gardens. Very nice worth the visit.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank hickmagp
Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

I do not believe this is open to the public all year round so you would need to check. There was no fee but a request for 50p for a pamphlet! The history is interesting as is the building, the gardens are lovely - an...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank holiday44
Reviewed October 26, 2016

A very interesting and attractive building with lovely cloistered gardens, although we couldn't get into the chapel the rest of the sitewas well worth the visit and I took lots of picutes

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed October 16, 2016

We couldn't get into the chapel, but the gardens and the almshouses present a lovely oasis in the middle of a busy town. Well worth just spending a few minutes for some peace and quiet.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Michael C
Reviewed September 11, 2016

Browne's hospital is an oasis in the middle of Stamford. The garden takes your breath away first time you see it. The chapel/museum are kept in excellent condition with the jacobean timbers beaming all kept clean by a dedicated resident. A visit by all would...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank 36hamilton
Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

I don't know about these almshouse but it was a great visit. The staff is ver nice and helpful. Beware if you use wheelchair because there are many steps to the first floor

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Raul453
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