Almonry Museum

Almonry Museum, Evesham: Hours, Address, Almonry Museum Reviews: 4.5/5

Almonry Museum
4.5
Visitor Centres • Historic Sites • History Museums
Monday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
About
The Almonry is a beautiful C14th building in the heart of the historic market town of Evesham. Once the home of the Almoner, one of the Benedictine Monks from the Abbey, the Almonry is now the town museum, Tourist Information Centre and gift shop. The museum tells the story of Evesham and the Vale from pre-history to mid-twentieth century with a beautiful garden, ideal for sitting and relaxing. Our gift shop stocks a wide range of souvenirs, postcards, walking maps and guides, books, gifts and handcrafted goods made by local makers and crafters. The Tourist Information Centre is packed with leaflets and guides to Evesham and the surrounding area. TIC staff are on hand to welcome you to Evesham and to help you get the most out of your visit and stay.
Suggested duration
1-2 hours
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paula5957
New Malden, UK115 contributions
Love history
Oct 2021
A must visit when in Evesham. Lots of artefacts to see arranged in topics. Don't miss the bits and pieces in the garden.
Written 2 November 2021
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Sheila B
Riding Mill, UK109 contributions
Very Olde Worlde
Sep 2021 • Friends
Very good use of a medieval building in main street of Evesham.
Packed with items from a bygone age and altogether very interesting.
Staff helpful with tourism queries.
Written 12 October 2021
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Pixie89
London49 contributions
Well worth a visit
Aug 2021
Really interesting museum with a lovely garden and a friendly welcome. Plenty of fascinating exhibits.
Written 16 August 2021
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Golwg
South Wales, UK19 contributions
Some interesting stories in a lovely old building
May 2021
In such a small museum it was unexpected to find the handwritten first person account of the dissolution of Evesham Abbey - in English too. Quite a dramatic story with the monks’ chanting interrupted - but at least they were able to pack up and go.
The other interesting story for me was the rebellion of Simon de Montfort which ended so badly for him, here in Evesham. A few examples of armour, and especially the padded jacket, enhanced the picture.
Otherwise, as others have said, there are lots of unrelated stuff, but it’s pleasant and inexpensive.
Written 21 May 2021
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Bev B
1 contribution
Excellent
Sep 2020 • Solo
Loved the gardens & the mongoose grave stone!! Lots of local history & artefacts. The building alone is worth the visit & the £4.50 entry fee lasts for a full year means you can visit as many times as you like!
The guy on reception was a font of information too very interesting. You could see he was passionate about his job & such a good story teller.
Well done Evesham Museum
Written 15 September 2020
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Dear 775bevb Thank you for your wonderful review. We're so glad you enjoyed your visit. I'll pass on your comments to the team, they will be pleased to hear of your experience. Please do come and see us again. Kind regards The Almonry Team
Written 16 September 2020
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wingate
London, UK2,306 contributions
House more interesting than museum
Sep 2020
The house is very picturesque.However the contents of the museum are more like a jumble sale.I am hard pressed to remember 8 hours later what there was.
Written 7 September 2020
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Hi Wingate Thank you for your review. Our collection is certainly eclectic! We are steadily working through our collection and our displays to make them more concise and easy to view, as you can imagine this will take some time. Please do keep in touch and come and see us again. Kind regards The Almonry Team
Written 8 September 2020
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PinkDiva_243
Birmingham, UK801 contributions
Quirky Local History Museum
Feb 2020 • Couples
Great little museum packed with artefacts reflecting the history of Evesham from prehistoric times to 20th century. The staff are very knowledgeable and willing to share stories about local histories.
Only £5 adult entry. Great value. Plenty of on-street parking on weekdays not sure about weekends.
Highly recommended for history buffs.
Written 6 March 2020
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DenimGeek
Evesham, UK176 contributions
A great little local museum that has a few genuine gems
Jan 2020 • Family
Okay it’s not the British Museum but for a couple of hours, and for a very reasonable price it’s well worth a visit. The Abbey Room, is a highlight (the only eye witness account of Cromwell’s men entering an abbey during the reformation if worth the entrance price alone in my book) as are the displays featuring recordings in the local Asum dialect.
Me and my Son got especially lucky on our visit when the museum’s weapons expert invited us to see him prepare for a school visit the following day. He couldn’t have been more enthusiastic, generous and helpful and my son left with a huge grin.
Written 12 February 2020
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Thank you for your kind words! We really enjoyed meeting both you and your son and hope you were able to take away lots of knowledge with you. You'll have to be sure to return soon once the military room has been finished, there will be plenty of previously unseen weapons on display!
Written 7 March 2020
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Derek P
Great Malvern, UK189 contributions
Very interesting but somehat muddled.
Jan 2020
OK, it's a local museum in an extremely old and fascinating building. However, it tries to do too much with the danger of becoming akin to a jumble sale. It would do better to reduce the number of items on display and focus on a small number of topics.
Written 10 January 2020
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Elise
6 contributions
Museum of Evesham history
Oct 2019
Excellent little museum to visit. Tells a story of 'Olde Evesham' and of more recent events in the history of the town. Really friendly, helpful staff, and it also has a little shop. You can also book tickets there for events going on in the area.
Written 15 October 2019
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