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Towcester Museum

White Horse Yard 163-165 Watling Street West | White Horse Yard, Towcester NN12 6BX, England
+44 1327 352662
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Informative Little Museum Great For Families

What a nice little museum! Set in the picturesque town of Towcester, the museum tells the town's... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
d2016h
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Meadville, Pennsylvania
via mobile
Something for Everyone

I visited the museum last Saturday with my 8 year old granddaughter. She is doing "The Romans" at... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
IgorVardan
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Banbury, 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 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a nice little museum! Set in the picturesque town of Towcester, the museum tells the town's history dating back to Roman times. There are some engaging components for kids, and good information for adults...1 or 1.5 hour should be good to spend here. One...More

1  Thank d2016h
Reviewed 27 May 2017

I visited the museum last Saturday with my 8 year old granddaughter. She is doing "The Romans" at school & was keen to get a local slant on the subject for a school talk. We spent about 90 minutes at the museum & not once...More

1  Thank IgorVardan
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Interesting museum off the high street in an old stable building. Excellent for Roman history of Towcester and subsequent periods. Good docu drama dvd films. Costumes for children to try on and knowledgeable staff. Go here before exploring Towcester and remember to look up at...More

1  Thank Alighttomyfeet
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Towcester Museum is very much connected to the history of the town. On the groundfloor is the shop which has a wide range of items from books to marmalade! Upstairs is the museum itself. There is a charge for entering the museum with prices but...More

Thank jayacey
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This small local museum displays a number of items and artefacts from the history of the town. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable.

1  Thank Gandulph
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We were told by the locals to try this place has it sold a lot of good ales there was so many we had to have a small taste we all found a beer to our taste

1  Thank 73trisha
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Well put together with more being added over time. Volunteers are friendly and helpful. Well worth a visit. Child friendly as well!

1  Thank _cjh1000
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Located in a quiet courtyard off the main road, this is a lovely small museum that has preserved the 5000 year old history of this Roman town very well. It is run by some lovely chaos who are passionate and knowledgeable. Good presentation of artefacts...More

1  Thank tushar_pai
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Towcester has played a pivotal role in UK history as a Roman garrison, possibly close to the site of Boudicca's defeat, the site of a Saxon victory over the Danes, fought over ground in the Civil War between the Royalists in Oxford and the Parliamentarians...More

2  Thank Sybil_Fawlty
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Towcester (pronounced toaster) is a town on the the old Roman Watling Street, now the A 5 but the history goes back to the iron age and even earlier. While there are not a lot of artefacts there is a good story to tell. The...More

2  Thank theredman01
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