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The Trowbridge Museum and Art gallery

The Shires | Court Street, Trowbridge BA14 8AT, England
+44 1225 751339
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Small local museum

Very user friendly, especially for children. The staff are very informative. It’s unusual to find a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tony B
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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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Not to bad it's free its a bit small but does give a history of Trowbridge Ok for a wet after... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
phil h
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The Shires | Court Street, Trowbridge BA14 8AT, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very user friendly, especially for children. The staff are very informative. It’s unusual to find a museum in the middle of a shopping centre.

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not to bad it's free its a bit small but does give a history of Trowbridge Ok for a wet after noon Go and have a look

Thank phil h
Reviewed 21 September 2017

An excellent exhibition of the wool trade and other local activities with actual machines on show including the Spinning Jenny. I can only take my hat off to the inventors - too complicated for me. Staff friendly and welcoming.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Great place to take children young and old and visitors. So much to see and really interesting and informative about the history of Trowbridge. Have taken grandchildren on several occasions

Thank 338teresad
Reviewed 10 August 2017

My wife to our grandsons here for a couple of hours and then were activities running for the kids which were good and there was some interesting information about old Trowbridge

1  Thank applegate69
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This museum is a delight for all the family and entry is free. I was greeted by Andy who gave me an enthusiastic and informative introduction to the museum. There is something here for all the family. Children can hunt the mice in the exhibits,...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Have been many times, always with a group of school children. Each time they have a special demonstration. The staff are well informed, welcoming and knowledgeable. This time, I really liked the map of Trowbridge from the 1200s with just 5 houses. Entry is free...More

Thank Ermintrood
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I expected this museum to be a couple of dusty boards in a library, but instead was treated to a visual and historical feast. The exhibits were curated beautifully. I had a lovely chat with David B., the museum manager, and he was friendly and...More

Thank Helsbels0118
Reviewed 26 April 2017

On my trips to Trowbridge, I visit this FREE museum (all good things are free, but do wonder how long it can carry on for) It is very well laid out and has lots of displays - it is at the top of a flight...More

Thank Ann L
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This is the only Museum that has had a modern shopping centre built around it. It was a factory at one point but they decided to keep it and feature the various trades, in the main weaving and various other historical matters with a brief...More

Thank Brian-Snellgrove
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