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Towcester Museum

White Horse Yard 163-165 Watling Street West | White Horse Yard, Towcester NN12 6BX, England
+44 1327 352662
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Such a well presented museum

Towcester museum is a must for anyone with even the slightest interest in history. It informs and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Margaret W
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
What the Romans did for us...

Towcester has been inhabited since 3,500 BC- and therein lies the attraction in visiting this... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2018
SamIAmGreenEggsHam
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Brackley, United Kingdom
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White Horse Yard 163-165 Watling Street West | White Horse Yard, Towcester NN12 6BX, England
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+44 1327 352662
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Towcester museum is a must for anyone with even the slightest interest in history. It informs and entertains both adults and children and has excellent well informed staff. Thank you for your dedication.

1  Thank Margaret W
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Towcester has been inhabited since 3,500 BC- and therein lies the attraction in visiting this charming museum where we learn about the history of the town through the Iron Age, the Viking invasion, the arrival of the Romans to the present day. This is a...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

We visited the Museum at Towcester with our Granddaughter during half term week. We had promised to take her to a museum but hadn't realised the one in Northampton is closed for refurbishment. A quick bit of research revealed that Towcester was a good alternative....More

2  Thank Brian G
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Came across the museum when staying in Towcester for the weekend. Very informative. Run by volunteers who were full of information and keen to share. Well laid out and ideal for children as some facts on smaller boards at childens eye level. Plenty of interaction...More

3  Thank Jennie W
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Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

A fantastic Museum full of interesting local history. Interactive and informative; a must for families and schools!

2  Thank Liz H
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Situated centrally within the historical core of Towcester, Towcester Museum is a meticulously presented, warm and welcoming museum, with plenty to offer every visitor. Upstairs, the museum currently hosts a compelling 'Road through History' exhibition which guides the visitor along a figurative incarnation of Towcester's...More

4  Thank rr6633
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

We were very impressed with our visit to Towcester's museum. They have a wealth of interesting artefacts, brilliantly displayed. Also the great idea to have fun facilities for children, displays and costumes for them to try on. A delight to visit a well run museum...More

1  Thank Sandpie
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

If you're in the area and into local history this is a fantastic place to visit. It's bursting with information on the history of Towcester and the surrounding area, the displays and artefacts are well presented and it's very children friendly with areas where they...More

1  Thank BecT64
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

Had some spare time in Towcester so I took a look in. This is really nice treat for a little town like this and I will highly recommend it to my friends and family to vistit. Has things for children to do also so I...More

2  Thank Clair H
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Reviewed 20 August 2017

My mum and I love Towcester and the last time we were there the Museum was closed so when we had a chance to return recently we jumped at it and we were not disappointed, what an excellent high quality presentation of Towester's history from...More

1  Thank james1879
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