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Berwick Barracks

The oldest military Barracks in the country are well worth a visit. The Barrack Museum is... read more

Reviewed May 19, 2018
awswan2017
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Great military history

The barracks has multiple separate museums within at under £10. If you are interested in military... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2018
CanadianErnie
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Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom
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May 19, 2018
“Berwick Barracks”
6 days ago
“A delightful and fascinating museum”
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Discover the characters, nooks and crannies of old Berwick as you explore a fascinating recreation of the old town. Learn about its turbulent Middle Ages and then enjoy the stunning ceramics and artistic masterpieces from the magnificent Burrell...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Berwick Barracks, Parade, Berwick upon Tweed TD15 1DG, England
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+44 1289 309538
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A small museum with excellent and imaginative displays. There are lots of activities to entice children into participating in a bit of Berwick’s history. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was astonished when I realised Burrell ( one of the greatest art collectors Britain has had) was a local and gifted part of his collection to the town. Some lovely paintings and I spent an hour looking at them. Nice bit was that he...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Robtt
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Pay a visit to the Barracks History of the regiments etc, reach it by walking the wall around the old town. no parking fees in Berwick and very little in all of Northumberland.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mikemann16
Reviewed September 2, 2018

It feels odd writing a review of Berwick Museum and Art Gallery when I've just written a review of Berwick Barracks; that is because the museum is within the barracks and included in the entry fee for the barracks. They're officially two different places. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tonypr33c3
Reviewed August 22, 2018

This is the town museum with lots of artifacts. It is at the far end of the Barracks. Probably the best part is the Burrell collection room which contains some interesting painting by artists that are not so well known. More interactivity and modernisation are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank md1mm
Reviewed July 17, 2018

In room one were three TV screens with film of crows on them. In room two a WW1 soldier on film doing exercises and trying to get fit after injuries. Art? Not sure

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 24, 2018

It is a wee bit expensive but well worth it. Love the displays. My grandsons thought it was great especially as I could tell them about when it was an army barracks and my frend lived there.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 656doreend
Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

The oldest military Barracks in the country are well worth a visit. The Barrack Museum is interesting, however if you like a bit of military history The Kings Own Scottish Borderers Museum is included in the price of entry and is excellent. This visit kept...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank awswan2017
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Our son insisted on going here and we were delighted he had. The buildings are impressive and well worth visiting. Inside we saw 2 of the 3 exhibits. The local museum is fascinating and the one on the life of soldiers very moving and not...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank OxfordCorben
Reviewed April 10, 2018

The barracks has multiple separate museums within at under £10. If you are interested in military history, this is a great venue to visit. The exibits are within the baracks, many rooms with varied themes and styles. Some as display cases, some as stories, and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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