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Wellingborough Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Really interesting

Although not very big and we finished our tour in about an hour, it was a really nice day with good... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
United Kingdom
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Best Local museum I have seen

this is a really interesting place to visit. There are many historical items of interest - even old... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2018
Rosemary N
Epsom, United Kingdom
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12 Castle Way, Wellingborough NN8 1XB, England
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Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Although not very big and we finished our tour in about an hour, it was a really nice day with good demonstrations of historical icons of Willingborough and England as well. It for few statues showing the uniforms of the characters there. There was a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

this is a really interesting place to visit. There are many historical items of interest - even old slot machines and musical piano/ Lots of things of interest to children too. Great tea and cake!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rosemary N
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

A great place to visit at any time. Friendly and welcoming staff. The shop has a varied selection and there's a small cafe for refreshments. Full of amazing artefacts from mammoth remains to a ghetto blaster! Old fashioned penny machines and quizzes keeps children entertained....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nrwall
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Nice stop off. Great shop better than most bigger museums. Tea room at good price for posh coffee. The attractions inside very informative and the are other other interests for the family. for example falconry, WW1 trench experience.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Vince W
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Lovely little museum. It's free entry and has some lovely little old games for the children to play on. You exchange £1 for 12d (old pennies) and then you can have a go on the old style games machines. The children had loads of fun...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

This is a great place to while away a couple of hours . Lots and lots of things to see , brilliant for the young and old with plenty of things to keep you occupied. It is wonderful to do something with the kids that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to visit and has free entry. It’s not massive but depending on your level of interest you could easily spend several hours here. There is a very wide variety of exhibits ranging from Roman time up to recent history. Staff...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

I visited the museum to see an art exhibition on the first floor. Although small it was an interesting visit, in 1892 it was known as Dulleys Baths and was an indoor swimming pool. One of the displays had old movie cameras as the first...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank keviny50
Reviewed August 6, 2018

first class museum in central wellingborough,free to get in.great cup of tea available as well. ask for one of the staff, june!!!!!!!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mitch t
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Spent a very enjoyable few hours mooching in the museum. A quaint and curious collection of all sorts Wellingborough. Loved the old one penny slot machines. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Michael L
February 8, 2018|
Response from RobertW7397 | Property representative |
Yes, sandwiches, cakes, ice creams, tea/coffee/chocolate but not hot food.
cherelle b
March 16, 2015|
Response from WellingboroughMuseum | Property representative |
Yes, there are no steps into the museum and there is a lift to get to the first floor. We have a wheelchair for customer use. Disabled parking is outside our main door.