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Museum of Local History

Abbey Road, Malvern, England
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quick trip but plenty to see

£2 entry what a bargain , helpful volunteers help you to make the most of the visit a good history... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
stephen t
Rothesay, United Kingdom
Full of history packed into such a small area.

Spent about an hour here this afternoon listening and reading about Malvern's history from Monks at... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Abbey Road, Malvern, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

£2 entry what a bargain , helpful volunteers help you to make the most of the visit a good history of the Malvern town and Hills great little Museum

Thank stephen t
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent about an hour here this afternoon listening and reading about Malvern's history from Monks at Malvern Priory to horses and carts being driven up the hills in Victorian times to collect water. There is also a section on railways in Malvern. The old adverts...More

Thank sightseercumrambler
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Yes, it is small but there's loads crammed in there. The geology of the area and lots of other interesting stuff. They've certainly packed it in. Some great old photos. Friendly, helpful staff. Only £2 entrance. Pay them a visit.

2  Thank somersetroadq
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Fascinating exhibition of local history, well documented and well presented. Not the the less mobile as the stairs are quite tight. Otherwise excellent.

2  Thank Ian H
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Like stepping back in time - a small quaint museum packed with interesting articles and itmes. I learnt so much about Malvern's history. Excellent value.

4  Thank garethtk398
Reviewed 31 December 2016

A small but very informative museum of the local area history. Situated in an old gate house, excellent use of an old building. Staff are friendly and informative.

2  Thank NMWalcott
Reviewed 18 October 2016

One of the best small museums we have ever visited. Located in what was the Malvern Priory gatehouse this museum is packed with items telling the story of the development of Malvern and its key historical figures. Very well ordered and displayed. Thoroughly and interestingly...More

3  Thank DottyTheCat
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Malvern museum is housed in the abbey arch on abbey road just a long from the post office it was a part of the priory in its day . Its a small museum well run with good friendly staff a place of great interest and...More

2  Thank chaddie51
Reviewed 4 October 2016

A small museum in the gatehouse of the old priory, but full of stories. Each room has a different theme - prehistory/ the monastic life/ the Victorian water cures (loved the chap in the bath!) and the technological developments in radar and telecommunications in the...More

2  Thank quiller003
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Interesting little museum in the 15th century Priory Gatehouse right in the centre of town. Friendly, informative volunteer staff and good value for money. Imaginative selection of items to buy relating to local history (I bought a mousemat). Various themed rooms as you walk round...More

2  Thank keith w
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