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If you have never discovered Abingdon's County Hall Museum now is the perfect time as we reopened in July 2012 after a £3 million restoration project. Visit our new galleries and discover why Abingdon is known as 'the oldest continuously inhabited...more
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County Hall Market Place, Abingdon OX14 3HG, England
All reviews lovely building roof terrace market square little gem local area no lift english heritage members local tradition staff on duty sports car interesting visit certain times sunny day interesting facts guided tour basement bun
This beautiful building dominating Market Square was built in the seventeenth century and originally housed the courthouse on the first floor. Now it is a great little museum. You can also go up to the rooftop and admire the lovely view. It’s well worth it...More
Great views from the very top over the town to the countryside beyond. They say it is 100 steps to the top - well a non too fit 80 year old made it in stages. There are landings to rest and read interesting facts. No...More
We were given a very warm welcome at the museum. The chap was very knowledgeable of the area and told us of some lovely walks to try, and some places to visit. The items in the museum were very well labelled and it was a...More
This museum brings to life the fascinating history of Abingdon, a once very important town in the area. The displays and information available are excellent. Not the biggest museum but definitely worth a visit and climb up the stairs.
Well worth a visit to this small local museum. Informative about Abingdon industries and people. Staff very pleasant and views good looking out onto market square. Didn't use cafe but seemed handy for quick bite although lighting too dark could be a bit lighter even...More
We were vary struck by the enthusiasm of the staff on duty at the museum who made us feel very welcome, answered questions, and in one case as the author, signed a copy of a book that we purchased from the shop. I suspect that...More
After making our way up what seemed like an endless staircase, a nice little museum in a glorious building.
Very informative about the history of Abingdon & very knowledgeable staff. Very nice views from the roof, you can see pretty much the whole town.