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Sgt Bilko's Vintage Emporium and The Phil Silvers Archival Museum

Open Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Great place to chill out

The whole of Fargo village is a quirky place and this fits in well Friendly staff and interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dr7575
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Attentiiiioooooonnnnn !

Hey guess what ? We Dutch folk are mad crazy fanatics for the Sgt Bilko show. We are all bonkers... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
kevbutnobacon
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Sgt Bilko's Vintage Emporium is a unique venture situated in Fargo Creative Village specialising in vintage and modern film, stage and television memorabilia. With a strong emphasis of everything 'cult' the store will cater for a wide range of...more
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Unit 2C Fargo Village Far Gosford Street | Far Gosford Street, Coventry CV1 5ED, England
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it is too small to be called a museum few pictures and books some clothes etc nothing of historical, scientific, artistic, or cultural interest so not a museum. It's more like an exhibit to an actor with one hit show that milked the character for...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The whole of Fargo village is a quirky place and this fits in well Friendly staff and interesting memorabilia. Go and visit Fargo Village you can eat and drink and take in this cultural gem.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank dr7575
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hey guess what ? We Dutch folk are mad crazy fanatics for the Sgt Bilko show. We are all bonkers for his hapless attempts to shirk work and make a fast buck. Bilko is so typically British is he not ? Me and my cousin...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank kevbutnobacon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well just fantastic ! We visited the museum today an had a most enjoyable time . I was taken away with Steve's knowledge and completely enthralled by his enthusiasm and passion for Phil Silvers . A fantastic collection of artefacts and personal belongings . Having...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of old tat from some minor actor whose biggest claim to fame was an animated cat did it better and for longer. The other part of the shop is good thoughMore

Date of experience: February 2019
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SgtBilko1965, Owner at Sgt Bilko's Vintage Emporium and The Phil Silvers Archival Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We would like to take the opportunity to address your comments as we find it anomolous even a non Silvers fan would make the effort to visit and then leave inaccurate and disingenuous remarks. Firstly...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A superb journey into the world of one of a true cinematic legend! The knowledge of the owner,Steve is second to none. When Bilko was screened on the Beeb during the 1980s and 1990s it was a true slice of pure vintage nostalgia,tv will never...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jonpertwee
SgtBilko1965, Owner at Sgt Bilko's Vintage Emporium and The Phil Silvers Archival Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting the Museum. We're glad you enjoyed our time with us!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of interesting things to see. You can see the hard work that has been put into this project. Takes you back in time.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Amanda B
SgtBilko1965, Owner at Sgt Bilko's Vintage Emporium and The Phil Silvers Archival Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting the Museum. We're glad you enjoyed our time with us!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant place! You find some right gems and the owner is a very helpful and friendly guy. A must visit for anyone visiting Coventry.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank joeconnor1992
SgtBilko1965, Owner at Sgt Bilko's Vintage Emporium and The Phil Silvers Archival Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting the Museum. We're glad you enjoyed our time with us!

Reviewed 20 January 2019 via mobile

If you find yourself in the area and you are a bilko/silvers fan it’s a must visit. Steve is a lovely bloke and his Phil silvers knowledge is amazing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dave G
SgtBilko1965, Owner at Sgt Bilko's Vintage Emporium and The Phil Silvers Archival Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting the Museum. We're glad you enjoyed our time with us!

Reviewed 4 January 2019

Wow what a place off the beaten track. Miss at your peril.fantastic host and curator with amazing stories of a wonderful entertainer.any questions ask steve.exhibits totally authentic many through dialogue and letters from family of phil silvers such is their respect by steve and his...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gordon S
SgtBilko1965, Manager at Sgt Bilko's Vintage Emporium and The Phil Silvers Archival Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting the Museum. We're glad you enjoyed our time with us!

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