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Wisbech & Fenland Museum

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Address: Museum Square, Wisbech PE13 1ES, England
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+44 1945 583817
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Tue - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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Had a job finding it at the start, but a lovely Eastern European man in a shellsuit, drinking a couple of cans of beer in the near by park gave me directions by pointing his... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a job finding it at the start, but a lovely Eastern European man in a shellsuit, drinking a couple of cans of beer in the near by park gave me directions by pointing his finger. Got to say the Museum was wonderful though. Lots of interesting displays on offer. The mummified hand will give my 6 year old nightmares... More 

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Tadcaster, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I really enjoyed looking round this compact museum. Some very interesting items in there. The small shop had some nice things and it was nice to chat to the Gentleman on the desk.

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

A much loved local museum with a Welsh of exhibits lovingly displayed. Captures the enthusiasm and wisdom of its founders and its present supporters . A lovely setting for a museum at the hcentre of an overlooked but nonetheless fascinating town . Accessible and well used and free.

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Thank _dtjbhome
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We read in the newspaper about the temporary insect exhibition at this place and so went along, we are fairly local but hadn't been before. We were not disappointed! You could spend hours in here, it's really interesting, you can read about drug use, see old teapots and stuffed animals...all sorts, mixed together so there's something of interest for all... More 

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Thank Trimbulum
King's Lynn
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

A good old fashioned Victorian style museum with lots of objects on display in glass cages. Its not one of your bright new shiny places with digital interaction, although there are special events for kids and adults, such as a creative writing course. The fun is wondering what you will see next - the collection seems to cover every possible... More 

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Miami, Florida
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43 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I came back to the town for a visit after many decades of being away. I remember being a 7 year old visiting the museum on a school trip. I partly went back in on memory lane trip and a curiosity trip. It really is a gem, amazing local artifacts and very helpful staff. My hour visit turned into three... More 

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1 Thank Nick2557
Summit, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Well worth the trip especially if you are visiting Peckover House. There is so much to see in this little museum as the collections span centuries. So many artifacts on show that were found locally will give you a real taste of life in the area from Roman to the present day. There is a little bit for every age... More 

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Cambridgeshire
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319 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Visited and found that the exhibition room theme is insects. Large cars on disk pay from the Elgoods insect collection. Interesting books and items for sale in shop. Visits free but donation box suggests a contribution of £1 per head. Good value!

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Lots to see, is done over 2 floors. Good local history and very friendly, helpful staff. Small gift shop which is very reasonably priced.

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Thank hooleywoman
uk
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

very good displays about the anti slavery movement and thomas Clarkson, nice building too. Well worth a visit

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