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Gloucester Life Museum is one of the oldest-established museums dedicated to social history. Set in three 500 year old Tudor timber-framed buildings, one of which was traditionally associated with the final night of the Protestant martyr, Bishop...more
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99-103 Westgate Street, Gloucester GL1 2PG, England
This charming old Tudor building that was once a Pin Factory, has been lovingly restored and is the perfect home for Gloucester Life Museum.
It's much the same inside, be prepared to climb lots of wooden stairs leading to the three floors.
Nice display settings...More
Real shame that musuem is not as expected and thought it would be crammed pact with local interests and artifacts from the past. Sadly this was not the case and not much to see in a very interesting old building. A real lost opportunity and...More
I can't believe it has been 5 years since I visited this fantastic museum. This time I brought my husband who, despite having lived in Gloucester all his life, had never been before.
We both thoroughly enjoyed wandering around the beautiful Tudor building, squeaky floors...More
What an amazing building. Scarily creaky floors, but considering how long the building has stood it isn't surprising. There's a wealth of information here. Lots to see and learn about the history of ordinary people in Gloucester. There are toys, wedding dresses, a pin factory,...More
A diverse and very interesting collection of exhibits, set in a handsome black and white C15th building in Gloucester's historic Westgate street.
The building is a very appealing structure, with sympathetic restoration over three floors in this former pin factory.
Each floor reflects the social...More
This little gem offers a mine of information about how life was. Amazing property centuries old...very rarely been in such a well maintained antique! Cannot believe so little money is going in to keep this place going...council ought to be marketing this to tourists who...More
Got a membership for family, £15.00 for the year for both museums. Great for taking the grandchildren. Loved the new rooms downstairs but far too many things display!shed that I remember. Made me feel old. Kids love the outside play shed.