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A small but very interesting museum for the local area,

ideal if you need to find out about the history of the local area, whether your relatives or close... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
hailstone4bd
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Brighstone, United Kingdom
A must for those staying in Brighstone

Our first visit despite having stayed here twice before. We learnt so much about the history of... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Karen S
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

ideal if you need to find out about the history of the local area, whether your relatives or close family had connections with the local area. Staff were very helpful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hailstone4bd
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Our first visit despite having stayed here twice before. We learnt so much about the history of the village and it's Three Bishops, the lifeboat and the houses around the village, two of which we have actually stayed in.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Karen S
Reviewed 1 November 2017

This tiny museum houses an amazing collection of photos and artefacts relating to the history of the village of Brightstone. The displays are themed e.g.. The church, The Lifeboat, The School etc. and are accompanied by informative text. There is a recreation of the interior...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Annabellacottonsocks
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Very cute library with friendly staff/volunteers. Museum interesting - purely about the village and many of the cottages - audio visual as well as exhibits. Tiny but all the more special for that reason. Check opening times as quite limited.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Lucy1862
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Until we visited we knew nothing og the village. The museum and the related book about the village meant we fell in love with the place. The museum helped to explain about the villages connection to the exploration of fossils. Be aware that due to...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank TimJ261
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Housed in one of the village's oldest surviving cottages, a picture postcard dwelling - whitewashed and with a thatched roof - the museum was founded by local volunteers in 1994. The National Trust offered them the use of the cottage whilst the adjoining building was...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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