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Abingdon County Hall Museum

County Hall Market Place | Abingdon, Oxford OX14 3HG, England
+44 1235 523703
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Find out about the Abingdon buns and receive a warm welcome in a 'hands-on' setting

A lovely place to visit and free to enter(I think). Inside, there is loads of information about the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Penny G
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London, England, United Kingdom
Somewhat Spartan Exhibition in Classic Sir Christopher Wren Building.

The building itself is very neat and clean being the old 18th century council chamber presumably... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
lazenlondonuk
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London Uk
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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County Hall Market Place | Abingdon, Oxford OX14 3HG, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely place to visit and free to enter(I think). Inside, there is loads of information about the traditions of Abingdon and lots of historical artefacts. Museum staff are on hand to add to the information boards etc, and children can really enjoy themselves playing...More

Thank Penny G
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The building itself is very neat and clean being the old 18th century council chamber presumably. The museum exhibits do not have much space but are representative of Abingdon. I believe the visiting exhibitions can be much more varied.Pleasant Relaxed atmosphere.The Roof top affords views...More

Thank lazenlondonuk
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Lovely building though being a local the static exhibitions are now boring - the same MG video has been running for 5 years (since it reopened). There is a changing exhibition area which is always interesting, but the rest of the museum is 'once you've...More

Thank Yumyum36
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We went out shopping and took a friend around to see the museum. It had the last mg of the line on show. We are in to mgb It's was well worth a visit. And don't forget to take a roof top view.

Thank suemorrissuk07
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Despite living in Abingdon for many years this was our first visit. Very impressed, interesting exhibits with clear descriptions. Very clean and very well laid out. Staff were friendly and knowledgeable. We will return as we under under time constraints on this visit

Thank Jules1361
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Somewhat hidden inside the old market/county hall, there is a bit of a climb up several flights of stairs to get to the museum. But, it is so worth it. The first gallery covers pre-history, the build up to the Abbey times and more modern...More

Thank Clivel_98
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Small but informative museum with lots of locally relevant exhibits. Child freindly but lots of steps. Definately worth a visit if you are in the area.

Thank Alison F
Reviewed 12 November 2016

As members of English Heritage and were in the area we wanted to visit this building especially as we noticed it was FREE entry for everyone. Unfortunately no access for wheelchairs. What a great find. Lovely cafe in the basement and a beautifully presented museum...More

Thank Graham C
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Visited the Museum in October. What a pleasant surprise! So much to see there - the Museum is thoughtfully laid out and well presented. We started our visit in the Main Gallery - the gentleman at the reception desk was very helpful and explained what...More

Thank louiselawrence
Reviewed 6 November 2016

If you are interested in local History then a visit to the Abingdon County Hall Museum will be a good use of an hour or so. Combine with a coffee at one of the nearby coffee houses and a walk around the Abbey and surrounding...More

Thank James G
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