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Cranbrook Museum

Carriers Road, Cranbrook TN17 3JX, England
+44 1580 712475
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I could barely tear myself away!

I discovered this place near where we live only a couple of months ago. What a find: a veritable... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
MaggieDKent
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Kent
Fantastic museum!

Crammed full of the most interesting things about Cranbrook and Kent, this is an absolute must to... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
docpeterf
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London, United Kingdom
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Carriers Road, Cranbrook TN17 3JX, England
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

I discovered this place near where we live only a couple of months ago. What a find: a veritable treasure trove of goodies demonstrating the local history in the most informative and interesting way. Three floors jam packed with everything from costumes, pictures, rare birds...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Crammed full of the most interesting things about Cranbrook and Kent, this is an absolute must to visit. The volunteers are lovely, enthusiastic, knowledgeable local people. There is no entrance fee, but donations are very welcome, indeed essential, to keep this wonderful place open.

Thank docpeterf
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

The enthusiasm of the volunteers is infectious - and entrance by donation only - terrific. An amazing collection of the 'stuff of life' through the centuries in Cranbrook - thank goodness people didn't throw things away so that we can now enjoy seeing them in...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

A small but densely packed museum crammed full of interesting artefacts tracing the town's history. lots of tools from bygone trades and a room dedicated to the Cranbrook colony of Victorian artists whose sentimental prints made them rich and famous, one of the pictures featuring...More

Thank RamblerBournemouth
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

This wonderful ancient house contains a huge amount of local artefacts. Displays are spread over three floors and, for me, the highlight was the amazing collection of stuffed birds - of all shapes and sizes. Admission is free but, after such a fascinating tour around...More

Thank Don I
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

What a lovely surprise to find such an interesting and well presented museum in a village. It is tucked out of the way In a side street but clearly signposted. Park in the village and walk. Open in the afternoon and staffed by volunteers, entrance...More

Thank David T
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

A fascinating collection of objects reflecting a wide range of local trades through time and other historical artefacts. Lots to see and run by volunteers.

Thank Sarahjane2718
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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Cranbrook museum is a total gem. My only regret is that I haven't been there in the last 20 years. We popped in to have a look with 2 boys aged 8 and they absolutely loved it. Such a beautiful building housing so many interesting...More

Thank mooseandnick
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

Very interesting both the building and the exhibits.....a mine of information full of loads of thinks..

Thank Hilda007
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

Well stacked with a wide range of exhibits depicting local life and development. Many artefacts left by local wealthy families.

Thank Peter H
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