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Bassetlaw Museum

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Great free museum

Fabulous museum and on this weekend there was an Anglo Saxon enactment most interesting and as... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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A truly lovely visit. Beautiful building and gardens with the exhibits thoughtfully and carefully... read more

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40 Grove Street, Retford DN22 6LD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous museum and on this weekend there was an Anglo Saxon enactment most interesting and as other reviewers have mentioned it's free. There is a small gift shop but no pressure to buy. If you do buy it's strictly cash only, no card's.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A truly lovely visit. Beautiful building and gardens with the exhibits thoughtfully and carefully displayed. A warm welcome from staff who were very helpful and knowledgeable when talking about the displays. A joy - what a gem of a place.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent museum with tons of stuff inside a very lovely property. Even a large lawned garden space to the rear with a few surprises dotted around. And a block with a lot of horticultural themed items. Well worth a visit. Free admission too. It's smack...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

I visited this little gem, not expecting a lot but omg we got a lot. It is full of interesting history and even my 17 year old son enjoyed. Well worth the visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 10, 2019

Great little museum full of fascinating local history items. Well worth a visit especially in summer when you can sit in the delightful gardens and have a cuppa

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jammy02
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Been a few times over the school holidays with the grandkids. The museum itself is interesting, tidy and clean. The kids really enjoyed the classroom set ups, the old school desks (ahem, I used those when I was at school), the ink wells and knib...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank CarolScr
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

Lots of fabulous activities for the children during the holidays which are well advertised so you know in advance if it's free or requires payment. Wonderful, helpful staff that are organised and set out the activities very well. I have told all my friends and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Claire1984H
Reviewed June 27, 2018

Well informed staff and good local exhibits and info. Lovely that it still exists in Bassetlaw with all the current cuts and pressures on finance. Must be preserved.

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank Martin A
Reviewed June 3, 2018

access for disabled is limited to downstairs only this by right side door parking is limited as well

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank robin k
Reviewed May 31, 2018

The museum is a testament to all small museum. Good displays, good flow, well presented. Ever show piece put a smile of my face.

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank IainCoopsC
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