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Lovely little museum.

We had a lovely little visit with our 7 year old. Staff were attentive: were there to answer... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Helen M
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A jewel of a museum

Good local museum that is an exemplar of its type. Wide ranging and informative, I will be going... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
RickOsman
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Barnet, United Kingdom
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Been meaning to visit for a while. Much more interesting than I expected. Lots of local items and artifacts many from 20th Century and earlier. Great information features and photos. Very interesting on WW2 Bombing in Barnet. And its local and easy to find just...More

3  Thank brianbluebird
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Some interesting local history especially finds from the Battle of Barnet in 1471. The WW2 artefacts are worth a look, especially to see where bombs fell. We discovered one fell where our house is which was fascinating. However....... the museum feels old dusty and tired...More

3  Thank MummyKnitter
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely little visit with our 7 year old. Staff were attentive: were there to answer questions & told our daughter about a mouse hunt. Arrived late,so could have done with more time, although it is quite a small museum.

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Good local museum that is an exemplar of its type. Wide ranging and informative, I will be going back soon.

Thank RickOsman
Reviewed 24 June 2018

What a delightful museum. Something for everyone regardless of where they live but of special importance for people who live locally. It's free to enter but such entertainment deserves a donation. Two volunteers looking after it were so helpful and pleasant. I went away with...More

Thank Tobywebb35
Reviewed 19 May 2018

My wife and I visited this museum and found it small but interesting.It covers the history of the town and the events that have happened here. It's free so do visit.

1  Thank David W
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Really beautifully well kept museum.full of history and details of the battle of barnet. Lovely books and postcards. Friendly staff. Well worth a vist. I would recommend. Upstairs is beautifully laid out nice Royal commeration plates and cups of a bygone era.

1  Thank Anna M
Reviewed 6 April 2018

The museum is quite interesting so much to see and do, but I felt compelled to review this property simply because they have the weirdest opening hours i have ever seen. Its not that they don't have opening times on the door because they do,...More

3  Thank Jamie P
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Welcomed by a friendly face as I enetered the museum. The museum is small and set out on 3 floors, but there are plenty of exhibits to view and interesting facts to read. High up on the wall are cards showing a year and details...More

1  Thank Superhoopa
Reviewed 23 March 2018

I was particularly interested in the battle of Barnet, but unfortunately most of the museum’s artefacts are ou5 on loan at the moment! Still, I had a wander round and 2as very 8mpressed with the amount of exhibits present. There’s also a well-stocked little shop...More

1  Thank VeneziaNewmarket
Reviewed 12 March 2018

This looks small but is crammed with treasures about the History of Barnet. Really very interesting and educational. Great events and lectures throughout the year.

1  Thank Frances B
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Lovely little museum - well worth a visit. Now focusing on the Battle of Barnet or the ‘Battle of Three Kings’ of 1471 when three kings of England spent the night in Barnet before the battle on Easter Day.

1  Thank Michael K
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