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D.H. Lawrence Heritage Centre - CLOSED

Mansfield Road, Eastwood NG16 3AW, England
+44 1773 717353
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A crying shame that this museum is closing.

We made a point of visiting this wonderful Centre today, as it is closing for good tomorrow. It... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2016
Wendy L
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Nottingham
Literally literary

For those who are interested in literature and / or history this is well worth a visit. I gather... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2016
Zabinarium
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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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A Museum dedicated to the life and works of the writer D.H.Lawrence, offering a glimpse in to working class Victorian life in a Midland's coalmining town
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Mansfield Road, Eastwood NG16 3AW, England
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+44 1773 717353

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Reviewed 31 March 2016

We made a point of visiting this wonderful Centre today, as it is closing for good tomorrow. It was so sad seeing the staff taking various items out of the building and knowing they will never be put back. As well as all the information...More

1  Thank Wendy L
Reviewed 16 March 2016

For those who are interested in literature and / or history this is well worth a visit. I gather that unfortunately it is due to close at the end of March 2016.

Thank Zabinarium
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Very interesting to commence our tour of the D H Lawrence experience here. A very pleasant lady at reception explained what was on view for us, even exhibits catering for children in some respects. Worth a look at, but only a taster for the Birthplace...More

Thank blisterman
Reviewed 19 February 2016

I was amazed at his story. I had no idea what he had gone through writing books that upset the establishment and sending him into penury. This is a very well constructed heritage centre where you can follow his life and works. There is also...More

Thank Heath H
Reviewed 8 December 2015

Went on a damp and cold Sunday afternoon. What a lovely place to go, our guide Christina was great fun and very informative. Very authentic with real gas lighting and a coal fire heating the range. Is bigger on the inside than it looks and...More

Thank Jackie B
Reviewed 27 November 2015

Our visit to Eastwood started with a good mug of coffee at the Lady Chatterley pub, followed by a visit to the Birthplace Museum, James gave us the guided tour and was very knowledgeable, we then went across the road to the White Peacock cafe...More

Thank DerbyshireBozzie
Reviewed 19 November 2015

During the months June to September we as Hucknall Tourism and Regeneration Group take along four bus tours to this location.All our passengers enjoy their visits to this location and it is some times difficult to get them back on the bus.What a pity Broxtowe...More

Thank William R
Reviewed 9 November 2015

There are two sites, the heritage centre and the Lawrence house. Park at the heritage centre and walk up to the Lawrence house, less than 10 minutes. Eastwood makes you pay to just stop at the traffic lights! I've just read some D.H. Lawrence so...More

Thank DerbyGrandad
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Our visit Eastwood included the Birthplace Museum which was excellent! Time to look round the small museum depicting Lawrence's early life, a short DVD and then a personally and very professionally guided tour of his first home on Victoria St Eastwood. Our guide was considerate,...More

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Just a few minutes walk from Eastwood Hall hotel; £5 combined entrance to this and the Birthplace Museum nearby, run by the Borough Council (not private). The very interesting displays about Lawrence's life give much insight into the experiences which informed his works, not least...More

Thank Steve P