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Towcester Museum

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Small but interesting

I live very close to towcester but have never been to the small but very interesting museum ..I was... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
Perfect for all ages and brilliant value for money

I visited with my 6 year old son last week, although it is quite small, I found this perfect for my... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Gayton, United Kingdom
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White Horse Yard 163-165 Watling Street West | White Horse Yard, Towcester NN12 6BX, England
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

I live very close to towcester but have never been to the small but very interesting museum ..I was looking to take my grandchildren to somewhere not to expensive nearby . We had a lovely visit ,there was activities for the children that kept them...More

1  Thank Marijune
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I visited with my 6 year old son last week, although it is quite small, I found this perfect for my son as he wasn’t overwhelmed and managed to keep engaged with all the exhibits. The treasure hunt sheet he was given was a great...More

2  Thank LeandraBramham
Reviewed 22 August 2018

We were expecting more from this place if I am honest . It does have some lovely things on display but we thought that Wellingborough and Abington ( which are both free museums were better ) If you have young children however , they can...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Very kids and family friendly. In every room lots to do for kids, clothes to dress up, art works. Only three big rooms, but very high quality and plenty things to discover. Video installations, archeological findings, personal belongings. Microcosm of English history in one town....More

4  Thank AnSzy
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Towcester museum is a must for anyone with even the slightest interest in history. It informs and entertains both adults and children and has excellent well informed staff. Thank you for your dedication.

4  Thank Margaret W
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Towcester has been inhabited since 3,500 BC- and therein lies the attraction in visiting this charming museum where we learn about the history of the town through the Iron Age, the Viking invasion, the arrival of the Romans to the present day. This is a...More

2  Thank SamIAmGreenEggsHam
Reviewed 15 February 2018

We visited the Museum at Towcester with our Granddaughter during half term week. We had promised to take her to a museum but hadn't realised the one in Northampton is closed for refurbishment. A quick bit of research revealed that Towcester was a good alternative....More

3  Thank 98BrianG
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Came across the museum when staying in Towcester for the weekend. Very informative. Run by volunteers who were full of information and keen to share. Well laid out and ideal for children as some facts on smaller boards at childens eye level. Plenty of interaction...More

4  Thank JennieW295
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

A fantastic Museum full of interesting local history. Interactive and informative; a must for families and schools!

2  Thank Liz H
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Situated centrally within the historical core of Towcester, Towcester Museum is a meticulously presented, warm and welcoming museum, with plenty to offer every visitor. Upstairs, the museum currently hosts a compelling 'Road through History' exhibition which guides the visitor along a figurative incarnation of Towcester's...More

4  Thank rr6633
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