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The House on Crutches Museum

Town Hall High Street, Bishops Castle SY9 5BG, England
+44 1588 630556
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Interesting little museum in a quaint building

Its free to enter and we were enchanted browsing around the wide range of items on display. A great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
john e
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Gateshead, United Kingdom
Quaint

Very strange old building on stilts hence crutches, actually a little museum with very knowledgable... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2016
jane_m_kelleher
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Telford, United Kingdom
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28 Nov 2016
“Quaint”
27 Sep 2016
“Small but interesting”
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Town Hall High Street, Bishops Castle SY9 5BG, England
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+44 1588 630556

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Its free to enter and we were enchanted browsing around the wide range of items on display. A great way to learn a little about the history of the area.

Thank john e
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Very strange old building on stilts hence crutches, actually a little museum with very knowledgable staff and interesting little collection of odd things, lovely and clean and well kept ,worth a little visit

Thank jane_m_kelleher
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Genuine items of local interest and the two Shropshire women I met there were a wellspring of information both about the exhibits and the history of the locale. This is history made real for all those who visit.

Thank JeannieMcInstry
Reviewed 29 May 2016

A fascinating house in the middle of the town by the town hall hosting a wee museum with an eclectic mix of objects. Free entry and open on a Sunday, unlike most of Bishops Castle. Take a look!

1  Thank moot
Reviewed 19 November 2015

We chanced on the Museum during the towns Michaelmas festival. The gentle man who was on duty was very knowledgeable and polite. The displays are fascinating and informative. Probably 2 small for really small children and steep steps would be a problem for the very...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 19 May 2015

I took my two grand-children in to have a look. It was great they were actually encouraged to touch some of the items, there were games for them to play and dressing up clothes to try. We could have spent much longer looking around but...More

Thank ShropshireBill
Reviewed 12 August 2014

Free entry!!! but you'll be happy to make a donation to the upkeep of such a unique place. Hands on in the school room - children are encouraged to play and dress up. Knowledgeable volunteers running the place

2  Thank LadyJaneMS
Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

At the Monday market in the Town Hall across the road we met a lady running a fundraising stall for the museum, who explained that it's run by volunteers and currently only able to open at weekends. Sadly we had missed it but I've been...More

1  Thank catcomail
Reviewed 15 July 2013 via mobile

Really glorious to look around here. Ladies volunteering there were very friendly and helpful with information very interesting museum and the children could dress up in the clothes and look around. Very interesting and wonderful thanks so much

1  Thank trinket4
Reviewed 13 July 2013

quirky and riveting photos and exhibits of the town, townspeople and rural life and work. 30 minutes well spent.

Thank castellrose
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