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“The Abington Park Museum is housed in a 15th century manor house, once the home of Shakespeare’s granddaughter Elizabeth Bernard, who is buried in the nearby church.”
“... feel for the layout of a Georgian house - front and back stairs, etc. Interesting and friendly church hard by - are the two Hampden monuments commemorating relations of the Ship Money man? - and a lovely aviary.”
“The visit starts with seeing a well-presented short video in the "Viper's Barn" on the depressive poet Cowper and reformed slave-trader cum cleric Newton who together penned the "Olney hymns" including Amazing Grace.”
“Staffed by friendly and helpful volunteers; a house full of the personal affects of former owner William Cowper; a garden laid out with plants as used in the eighteenth century; a Victorian kitchen garden and the...”
“There were lots of interactive exhibits and there were lots of little touches to keep children occupied and interested, A great day out and special thanks to Keith who was very friendly and knowledgable.”
“Lots of historical information about the history of the site form 1100 AD onwards, lots of games and challenges for those of a competitive nature and loads of memorabilia for everyone.”