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The Revolution House

Revolution House 61 High Street | Old Whittington, Chesterfield S41 9JZ, England
+44 1246 453554
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Good Piece of History

Tried going on a Monday only to discover its only open on weekends, when we first tried venturing... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2017
Lucyj96
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Brilliant place!

We visited this lovely little house and thoroughly enjoyed it. Fascinating history and the staff... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2017
jomatthews123
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Bagshot, United Kingdom
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  • Average8%
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Revolution House 61 High Street | Old Whittington, Chesterfield S41 9JZ, England
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Reviewed August 19, 2017

Tried going on a Monday only to discover its only open on weekends, when we first tried venturing into the museum the only road sign took us in the completely opposite direction which wasn't good but we found it eventually. Knowing where it actually was...More

Thank Lucyj96
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

We visited this lovely little house and thoroughly enjoyed it. Fascinating history and the staff were very welcoming and knowledgeable. Totally recommend a visit for adults and kids alike.

Thank jomatthews123
Reviewed July 31, 2017

Revolution House is a little gem, worth visiting for at least three different reasons. Firstly, because it is a lovely 17th century house, so would be worth visiting even if it had no other significance, if you like historical buildings. Secondly, it has a fine...More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed July 16, 2017

Wonderful visit during our stay in Chesterfield. Completely FREE! Interesting video, very helpful and friendly staff. Fascinating history.

Thank Just_in_the_south
Reviewed July 9, 2017

Recently I've been doing my family tree on Ancestry, and discovered that my 3rd great grandmother used to live here, one of the last people to live here before it took over by the council, her daughter again named Sarah Ann Shepard lived here also,...More

Thank Annice B
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Amazing to read the history of this place who would have thought in Old Whittington😉 set up as it would have been years ago!

Thank Madelaine R
Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

Despite living locally, we had not visited previously. We parked nearby for a Sunday walk and called in to see this free slice of history. Small but significant, this 17th C hostelry hosted a significant meeting which led to the King fleeing, an invasion and...More

Thank jandlUk
Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

This is an interesting place to visit which is also free. There is no excuse not to go. It's an important Chesterfield building that's been very well preserved. The lady who showed us around was both friendly and informative.

Thank Paul535Crook
Reviewed November 2, 2016

Revolution House is a small house but well worth a visit. If you are at all interested in English history it is a must.

Thank Cein E
Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Perfect place to see if your interested in history dates back to gun powder plot ! So worth a visit if your in area !

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