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Bishop’s Stortford Museum

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A good local museum

We hadn't visited our local museum for ages and were suitably impressed but the new displays. It... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
gillkaribu
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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
Good information about Cecil J Rhodes and the history of Bishop's Stortford

Informative displays and exhibits and friendly and helpful staff. i was there to find more... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
Jill R
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Chalfont St. Giles, United Kingdom
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1-3 South Road, Bishops Stortford CM23 3JG, England
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Reviewed 16 August 2018

We hadn't visited our local museum for ages and were suitably impressed but the new displays. It has considerably expanded and the exhibits are tastefully displayed. There is a section on local history as well as one on Cecil Rhodes. A good introduction to the...More

Thank gillkaribu
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

It is a very interesting museum but it’s not in the best loacation within the building . It needs an update to make it more interesting and it would be nice to have someone to show you around . It would be good to be...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Would reccomend to avoid, little of interest, poorly informed staff and manager was particularly rude and dismissive when we asked a couple of questions.

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Informative displays and exhibits and friendly and helpful staff. i was there to find more pictures, maps and information about CJ Rhodes for a U3A History group.

Thank Jill R
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

This isn’t a particularly good place to visit for a big day out I’d definitely say that it’s not very big at all which means it’s not that interesting to walk around a lot. But at least it’s good enough for a quick visit and...More

Thank Tommiddle
Reviewed 26 February 2018

this is really 2 museums .One is local history and the other floor has Cecil Rhodes and Africa history all very well laid out ,This is also a theatre which has excellent shows for it's size and is certainly worth keeping up to date with...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Fascinating way to spend a few hours - unexpected delights include the Cecil Rhodes & Gilbey’s (gin) connections to the town, exhibits & information.

Thank DarrenAndrewLee
Reviewed 11 October 2017

this museum has different exhibits throughout the year, different things at different times of the year, its so interesting to go and look round this museum, lots of history to this building, goes back generations of people who lived there, well wroth a visit i...More

1  Thank stortfordrose
Jennifer A, Marketing at Bishop’s Stortford Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to the Bishop's Stortford Museum and we look forward to seeing you again in the future! Remember to keep an eye out on our website and social media channels to see upcoming workshops and events.

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Loved this little trunk of history! Wonderfully presented and bursting with interesting facts - well worth a visit

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Jennifer A, Marketing at Bishop’s Stortford Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

We are so pleased you enjoyed your trip to the museum!

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Most people have heard of Cecil Rhodes who was born here & went on to succeed as a gold & diamond prospector in the country that bore his name: Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). The museum also houses a lovely tapestry showing the town's long history. The...More

1  Thank Jane S
Jennifer A, Marketing at Bishop’s Stortford Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Thank you for your review. We are always open to suggestions which you can email at museum@rhodesbishopsstortford.org.uk.

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Oops, no idea. I was just after info on C J Rhodes
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