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Towcester Museum

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Fantastic Visit

Brilliant visit, spending a few hours here with my children (aged 3 & 8) and a Grandparents. We had... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2019
Northampton, United Kingdom
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Towcester Museum

Towcester Museum continues to be an excellent place to visit. Not only is there a museum but there... read more

Reviewed February 6, 2019
Towcester, United Kingdom
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“stone age”(5 reviews)
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White Horse Yard 163-165 Watling Street West | White Horse Yard, Towcester NN12 6BX, England
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Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

Brilliant visit, spending a few hours here with my children (aged 3 & 8) and a Grandparents. We had fun completing the questionnaires, trying on the dress up clothes and looking at all the interesting exhibitions, The staff were so friendly too. Thanks for a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Star4_12
Reviewed February 6, 2019

Towcester Museum continues to be an excellent place to visit. Not only is there a museum but there is also a shop with a wide range of things relating to Towcester itself as well as history in general especially the two World Wars The staff...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank jayacey
Reviewed February 3, 2019

Excellent little museum filled with local history. Worth a visit.Just a couple of hours will do then time for a browse in the gift shop .

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Chris C
Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

Visited with my much-travelled relative who thought it was a marvellous museum with a good story to tell. She was surprised to find something this good in a small town. There’s a top quality WW1 exhibition that opened in Nov 2018 on for a couple...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank V60
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Great setting, easy access (free parking), wonderful informative displays that hold your interest and engage you with their variety and innovation. Shop well stocked with interesting presents and novel gifts that are unusually (for museum gift shops) really well priced.

Date of experience: January 2019
3  Thank Nickufo
Reviewed November 15, 2018

Towcester was a very important town for the Romans occupying a strategic position on Watling Street, a main north-south route for the Roman army and not far from the site where Boudicca (Boadicea - however you want t spell it!) fought her final battle. Tucked...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank 107stuartg
Reviewed September 1, 2018

I live very close to towcester but have never been to the small but very interesting museum ..I was looking to take my grandchildren to somewhere not to expensive nearby . We had a lovely visit ,there was activities for the children that kept them...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank Marijune
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

I visited with my 6 year old son last week, although it is quite small, I found this perfect for my son as he wasn’t overwhelmed and managed to keep engaged with all the exhibits. The treasure hunt sheet he was given was a great...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank LeandraBramham
Reviewed August 22, 2018

We were expecting more from this place if I am honest . It does have some lovely things on display but we thought that Wellingborough and Abington ( which are both free museums were better ) If you have young children however , they can...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Very kids and family friendly. In every room lots to do for kids, clothes to dress up, art works. Only three big rooms, but very high quality and plenty things to discover. Video installations, archeological findings, personal belongings. Microcosm of English history in one town....More

Date of experience: August 2018
5  Thank AnSzy
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Tina M
October 6, 2018|
Response from V60 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Open Tues-Sat all year, apart from a week at New Year/Xmas