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Great trip back into history with lots of local content

Low entry cost and plenty of local items to view. Has great support from the local community and... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
cthawkes
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Perth, Australia
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This venue is a must when you visit Newcastleton, the history is there to see. It is all very well... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
jamesrowan9
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Newcastleton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

Low entry cost and plenty of local items to view. Has great support from the local community and provides great insight to the past and local history

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

This venue is a must when you visit Newcastleton, the history is there to see. It is all very well set out and easy to understand. very much worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

its maybe a bit 'busy' and certainly not really very child friendly but it does offer some interesting insights into local life. I wouldn't go out of my way to visit.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Lovely small museum, gave lots of interesting facts about the area. We were only inside for approx.. 15minutes but couldn't complain for the price. staff very friendly.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

lets you have an understanding of the local history very nicely laid out & pleasant staff on hand, i yhink they are volunteers

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank rab2435
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This is a local museum located in an old Methodist chapel, it is run by voluntary staff who are knowledgable and helpful. The museum is packed with a variety of different artefacts covering all aspects of local history, it's cheap to go in and very...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Easy to park outside, this small museum holds a wealth of local information concerning the area, Border Reivers, the origins of the village, railway and local life. It costs £2.50 to get in, with no concessions. The staff are volunteers. There's lots of photos, items...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Tallis
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Went to Newcastleton especially to look around the museum. Many fascinating local bits and a lovely railway corner.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank BootsMidlands
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Signage outside the town gives no ideas of where it is or the fact that it doesn't open until Easter even thought it's the school holidays. Shame.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank WillStaffordshire
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Although small, the centre holds a surprising amount of interesting information and exhibits. If you're interested in how our ancestors lived, this is definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2016
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