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The Priest's House Museum & Garden

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A real tardis

From the frontage the museum doesn't look very big or interesting but well worth a visit as full... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
vanessab622016
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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
Shame it was shut

Unfortunately undergoing refurbishment when we were in Wimborne, but the garden is lovely, a... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2019
lincolnhatter
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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23-27 High Street, Wimborne Minster BH21 1HR, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the frontage the museum doesn't look very big or interesting but well worth a visit as full of local actifacts and local history

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank vanessab622016
Reviewed June 3, 2019

Unfortunately undergoing refurbishment when we were in Wimborne, but the garden is lovely, a pleasant oasis of peace and quiet with lots of cottage garden plants and heritage fruit trees, staff in the info centre very pleasant and helpful

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank lincolnhatter
Reviewed March 20, 2019

There is something for everyone in the Priest’s House. They do little events in the school breaks, whixh my grandchildren found fun. Pretty garden.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank louisedR6463BN
Reviewed March 4, 2019

This little shop is invaluable with information of the area, has lots of information on events and local places to visit. Also sells books on the area and local produce. Always pop in when we are in the area

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Joanne E
Reviewed February 1, 2019

Visited on their special days when there is no charge. The grandchildren loved playing old fashioned games.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

We spent a lovely morning here. My daughters loved the school room and had great fun playing schools. The tea room is really nice and good value. Lots of things to look at and things to do for the children. A good value family outing.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank M0ntyM0le
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

The town hosts a magnificent folk Festival in early June each year and the streets are closed to traffic while huge crowds of both entertainers, spectators and Wimborne charity and community groups fill the entire town. Everywhere makes a special effort to entertain on this...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JohnHowardNorfolk
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Right in the centre of town is this Aladdin's cave of historical artefacts and information. Local history from the Roman invasion through to the Victorian era is covered in a range of galleries spread over two floors in this range of connected buildings. A very...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bill999rta
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Museum is very good but closing in Dec 2017 to be refurbished which will take one year to complete. Try to get there asap before it closes for a long while. The garden is mature and very lovely .There is a small cafe with an...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kane47pam47
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Brilliant Museum - was part of the festival in June with Monks from Thailand - how wonderful - great time there - very professional staff - and great value

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Gavin W
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