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Woodchurch Village Life Museum

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Little Diamond.

A local museum should tell local stories and this one does a superb job. Excellent finds and... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
Harry B
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Brighton
Excellent Village Museum

Unexpectedly good museum. Run by volunteers, it's really interesting and informative. We... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
Lesley M
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Camberley
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10 Aug 2018
“Little Diamond.”
20 Aug 2017
“Excellent Village Museum”
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Fascinating museum of life in the picturesque Kentish village of Woodchurch. Open from 10am until 4pm on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays until 30 September 2018.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Susans Hill, Woodchurch TN26 3RE, England
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+44 1233 860240
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

A local museum should tell local stories and this one does a superb job. Excellent finds and artefacts, interactive displays and oral histories from the villagers. A surprising variety of content. Volunteer staff take time to help you enjoy the visit. Really impressed. I arrived...More

Thank Harry B
GoldbernUK, Guest Relations Manager at Woodchurch Village Life Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Thank you for taking time to review your trip to the Woodchurch Village Life Museum. We're delighted you enjoyed your visit. Our volunteers are knowledgeable and passionate about the village and its history, and keen to share that passion with all of our visitors. The...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017

Unexpectedly good museum. Run by volunteers, it's really interesting and informative. We discovered it on google after a weekend in Smarden (also worth a visit). We were the only visitors and the curators were happy to stop and chat about the museum, interestingly, they have...More

1  Thank Lesley M
GoldbernUK, Manager at Woodchurch Village Life Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thank you for reviewing your recent visit to the Woodchurch Village Life Museum, Lesley. For anyone with an interest in the village or who had ancestors who lived here, the displays in the museum provide a fascinating link to the past that you can't get...More

Reviewed 11 August 2016

If you happen to be in the Tenterden area on a Weekend, especially a Sunday, I highly recommend a visit to Woodchurch (10 minutes' drive out of Tenterden). The Museum of Village Life has been thoughtfully curated and there is plenty to interest both young...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2016

Wartime memories and the part played by Woodchurch residents is very well displayed. We had a wonderful experience with a personal tour hosted by an erudite volunteer who opened the museum especially and catered very well for my husband's very poor sight..and for his guide...More

Thank rushmerjohnandsally
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Unabashed authenticity in this modest but very well curated museum. We discovered this gem by chance and it needs to go more decisively on the tourist map. A local collector had amassed an impressive collection of local, and some very ancient, farmhouse and local everyday...More

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GoldbernUK, Manager at Woodchurch Village Life Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2016

Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience of the Woodchurch Village Life Museum. We are, naturally, delighted you found the collection engaging and interesting. Our team of volunteers works hard to ensure that visitors enjoy their visit. Many come from the...More

Reviewed 21 August 2015

Driving into the museum carpark the exhibits are there for you to see straight away.carts,road menders caravan and a old 1960s milk float with the story of the milkman whose it was. Inside a beautiful coach in dark blue with a gleaming leather interior sets...More

Thank katenileibis
Reviewed 29 October 2014

This is a charming little museum full of items which relate to the village mostly from the 18th and 19th centuries, but some much older. As you would expect, most of the displays relate to farming and village life. Although the collection is housed in...More

2  Thank Pauline82G
Reviewed 28 April 2012

Very interesting museum especially as I live locally, amazing things to see. It is quite small but takes about an hour to go around. Woodchurch is a lovely village to walk around too, two nice pubs.

1  Thank disneymad1955
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