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Wisbech & Fenland Museum

Museum Square, Wisbech PE13 1ES, England
+44 1945 583817
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Hidden Treasure

Great little Museum. We had visited family in Wisbech for many years but had no idea this museum... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
cheryl s
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
A classic 'Cabinet of Curiosities'

To step into this museum is to also step back in time, to a kind of local museum that was set up to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Andy F
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Museum Square, Wisbech PE13 1ES, England
+44 1945 583817
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great little Museum. We had visited family in Wisbech for many years but had no idea this museum exsisted? A surprising find and hidden treasure in Wisbech.

Thank cheryl s
Reviewed 1 week ago

To step into this museum is to also step back in time, to a kind of local museum that was set up to provide a broad education in a Victorian manner. It's not huge, but is packed with local history and memorabilia and what I...More

Thank Andy F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum has been open on Sundays with activities for children. The range of coo modifies for sale in the shop has widened and they now sell tubs of ice cream as well as a wide range of books and postcards and novelty items. There...More

Thank Fenlandier
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely small Museum crammed packed full of interest for all ages. Upstairs viewing too. From local history yo slavery exhibits and man traps. Could do with more for the children to get them interested but I loved it and could have spent longer there. Staffed...More

Thank Gaynor H
Reviewed 9 August 2017

we went to the museum as were quite new to the area and trying to find our way around.We enjoyed our visit it took around 1.5 hrs the down sides are no lifts or ramps for disabled people there are stairs and cash only taken.

Thank Tracey172015
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Quite a small museum but crammed full of diverse items. Interesting for adults and children. Worth taking time to look at everything on show. The building itself is beautiful and I particularly liked the old fashioned galleries in one of the rooms. Great free activity...More

1  Thank Na0miJane
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Just having moved to the area while just walking around we found the museum. What a find, I was truly amazed.

1  Thank Mosquito33
Reviewed 15 July 2017

A rare example of a relatively unmodernised Victorian era museum. If you are in Wisbech to see Peckover House, don't miss this absolutely charming building, with its many original fittings and diverse exhibits. An assistant curator was on hand when we visited on a quiet...More

1  Thank WatfordSimon
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Wisbech & Fenland Museum is a gem. The main rooms are set out almost as though nothing has been changed since Victorian days. Lot of glass cabinets containing an eclectic mixture of items so you're sure to find something that interest you. My favourite was...More

1  Thank David A
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

This is a great museum although its future funding is uncertain. A nice little shop although it lacks a tea shop which could be a source of income. Voluntary staff are very friendly and helpful. It has a Friends of the museum group which can...More

Thank Fenlandier
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18 April 2017|
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Response from 13CHIPPY13 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry for the delay. They open Tues-Sat from 10-4pm. Well worth a visit and their website is brilliant.
merle t
13 March 2017|
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Response from Fenlandier | Reviewed this property |
The museum has run a series of Sunday openings finishing soon.