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Rutland County Museum

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Almost too much to see!

A very interesting museum which could take one all day to go round if looking at and reading... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2018
Val S
Loughborough, United Kingdom
More Interesting Than Expected

I would probably have opted out of this visit with my wife if entry had not been FREE and the staff... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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Rutland County Museum & Visitor Centre is the perfect introduction to England’s smallest county. ADMISSION IS FREE! Our many displays & exhibits from our Collections include: Archaeology Rural trades and rural life including: Brewery...more
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Catmos Street, Oakham LE15 6HW, England
+44 1572 758440
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Reviewed 22 November 2018

A very interesting museum which could take one all day to go round if looking at and reading everything. However, one to recommend when visiting this lovely little town. They do hold some information leaflets as, unfortunately, the tourist information has now been moved to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

I would probably have opted out of this visit with my wife if entry had not been FREE and the staff had not been so welcoming. I'm glad I didn't. It's a lovely museum which can be enjoyed over about an hour if you want...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic museum , we were looking for something to do on a rainy afternoon in Oakham, so pleased we found this museum . It's free entry and is very impressive lots to do for all ages and great fun trying out the games...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Topcat429
Reviewed 17 October 2018

If you want to be taken back in time,please visit this museum. I just love coming here,so much to see,and the staff are so informative.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank freddiedoncaster
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Went here with my grandchildren. We found it very interesting and well stocked. A good little shop with a variety of souvenirs too. Well worth the visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank suemarb
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Free museum telling the history of Rutland and its people. All sorts of agricultural machinery as well as things used in everyday life. Quilt exhibition very good. Staff very nice, lots to interest children

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 July 2018

Very interesting exhibits and history of Oakham, mostly of rural interest, which you would expect, being in Rutland. Very good display of quilts when we were there. And there is no entrance fee.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Barry C
Reviewed 29 April 2018

We visited the Rutland Country Museum during our stay and enjoyed around an hour wandering around the exhibits and looking at all the old farm machinery, and items from times long since past. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Great collection from the area worth the visit and very kind staff. It is a free museum. There were some little games for kids as well.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Szabina T
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

We visited hear after looking for something to do locally that all of the family would enjoy the youngest being 3 and eldest 72 ! The museum is spotless and clean with really good exhibitions. The staff are welcoming and friendly! Definitely recommend a visit.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank M H
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Gary H
5 July 2018|
Response from Robert C | Property representative |
Hello Gary, many thanks for your question. Admission to the museum is free! Best wishes