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Erewash Museum

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Erewash Museum

Really enjoyed my first visit to Erewash Museum. I went to check it out so I can bring... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Torquay, United Kingdom
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Nice walk around and lots of shade for the dog if its sunny. Lots of other people around, bikers... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Average2%
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“local history”(8 reviews)
“school holidays”(15 reviews)
“worth a visit”(7 reviews)
Local history museum and art gallery with a wide ranging event programme. Lots of free family activities. We have a lovely volunteer run tea room on site.
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High Street, Ilkeston DE7 5JA, England
+44 115 907 1141
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed my first visit to Erewash Museum. I went to check it out so I can bring my grandchildren to see it. Looking forward to doing that.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Bernie380
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice walk around and lots of shade for the dog if its sunny. Lots of other people around, bikers and runners.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NatalieW1463
Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

Museum really interesting having dedicated rooms eg, kitchen and schoolroom. Very well presented and free of charge. Left a small donation to help.Will try to visit again when have more time in the area.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Maurice J
Reviewed February 20, 2019 via mobile

Staff are so friendly lovely and helpful this week they have craft activities we made a viking hat and found our viking name.my daughter was interested in the old kitchen and wash room she couldn't believe people washed clothes like that. She actually learnt things...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank lahdyl30
Reviewed February 7, 2019

We have visited many times over the years both before and after the renovations. Our kids (and us) have always loved it. It would benefit (and this has always been the case) from better signage. It's right in the centre of Ilkeston but unless you...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank hoonaloon
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Grandchildren always enjoy there time here. Lots of different things to do. Summer time is nice with outdoor activities. They love the barn and making things

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank janet m
Helen M, Manager at Erewash Museum, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2019

Thank you for your review and great to hear you enjoy the museum.

Reviewed December 30, 2018

Found it eventually, walked from the train station. Although small there’s lots of stuff in there to keep you entertained. Nice little tea shop with friendly staff. Nice ice cream counter too. Lots of historical bits and pieces in the gardens.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank shirleyeSheffieldUK
Reviewed December 27, 2018

The old house housing the museum is interesting in itself but then each room houses a different set of exhibits. Even the courtyard/stables are used to full advantage. It was December for our last visit and they had lots of interesting trails to keep children...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 961SueW
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic place, never,ever get bored of visiting here. Always something to do no matter what time of year.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank DebbyR1976
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

The WW1 display was very good. The rest of the museum is worth a visit and the cafe in the stables was welcoming.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MarieB6025
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