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Important Heritage Preservation

The friendly staff at the Pewsey Heritage Centre are on hand to offer insight into the interesting... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
claireblundell
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Pewsey, United Kingdom
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Comprehensive Museum of local life

Very interesting, well kept & run by very knowledgeable local volunteer. Full of information about... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
Steven C
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Cam, null, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

The friendly staff at the Pewsey Heritage Centre are on hand to offer insight into the interesting history of the local area. It's only a small museum but has some fascinating displays. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank claireblundell
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Very interesting, well kept & run by very knowledgeable local volunteer. Full of information about history of Pewsey & its inhabitants.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steven C
Reviewed 12 May 2018

We really enjoyed exploring this centre which is full of fascinating items - really well displayed and labelled. A mention should also be made of the lovely volunteer !

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank suehowellya
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I have to say I wasn't full of glee when I stepped through the door... to be honest, we were escaping a shower. A scattering of old bits and bobs greeted my gaze, with a slightly sleepy gentleman manning the desk. I left about an...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank SimoninBS7
Reviewed 25 May 2016

A fine display of Pewsey's suprisingly extensive industrial heritage. It's tucked away from the High Street, but worth finding.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Flyingconsumer
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Very informative talk from Mike Asbury, he is very knowledgable. The place is a little treasure trove of local history, the place is quite frankly inspiring. It is in what used to be Whatley's old foundry building, which is old in itself. The place is...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank woodiesWilts
Reviewed 3 November 2015

It was a rainy day, we were taking a break from our canal trip, so we decided to walk into Pewsey to see what was going on. This heritage centre was an old forge works and it has been converted into a fascinating collection of...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Brian-Snellgrove
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Always so many interesting artefacts from everyday life and local social history. Guides are very knowledgeable and helpful.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank wexcombers
Reviewed 18 February 2015

On a recent short break in Wiltshire, my wife and I popped into the Pewsey Heritage Centre. Unfortunately, it was closed. Fortunately, the door was open and the people running it welcomed us in anyway. (As long as we took care not to trip over...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank Chris H
Reviewed 6 October 2014

This is a great little find tucked away off the High Street, and gives a real feeling of how the locality grew over the years - and eventually shrunk back down to where it is now. The staff (all volunteers) are very knowledgeable and willing...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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