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Norton Collection Museum

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A unique ‘step back in time ‘ collection

We’ve been meaning to visit The Norton Collection museum and glad we did. This is a slice of... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
V B
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Worcester, United Kingdom
Fascinating museum! Worth a visit!

An excellent museum. The collection collected by Dennis Norton was really exciting to look at... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
michaelaocallaghan17
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 July 2018

We’ve been meaning to visit The Norton Collection museum and glad we did. This is a slice of Bromsgrove history set in a lovely old building. Welcome greeting from the volunteers and snippets of the towns history. We’ve heard of the Bromsgrove Guild of craftsman...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2018

An excellent museum. The collection collected by Dennis Norton was really exciting to look at, particularly the local high street collection. I am amazed at the amount of effort put in by the volunteers and Dennis Norton to share their knowledge of the local history...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2018

There is a real wealth of community heritage packed into this museum, and one of the most unique museum collections I've ever seen.

Thank Elliot G
Reviewed 25 March 2018

An excellent museum to visit. Really well presented. It's amazing that Dennis Norton has collected all these things over the years and has exhibited them in such a fantastic way. Very friendly staff with a lot of knowledge about the collection and Bromsgrove.

Thank Christine T
Reviewed 12 February 2018

a real treat on a rainy day: the museum is a fascinating mix of all things Bromsgrove, and very informative around the Bromsgrove Guild, nailmaking, and salt. My favourite thing, though, is the shopfronts - beautifully done and with some great artifacts. The gramophone shop...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

I visited today, on a miserable, cold morning and was so impressed by the content of this little museum, its relevance to today’s Bromsgrove and the way everything is displayed. An added bonus was that Dennis Norton was working there and was happy to talk....More

Thank Suza72
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Well worth a visit. Good local history. Helpul staff. A real treat. The layout was really well done and would be interesting to all ages

Thank JeannnieM
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Small and far too easily missed Mr Norton's eclectic collection is set out cleverly as a series of shop fronts and interiors (with an additional informative section on the Bromsgrove Guild). It perhaps lacks a little interpretation at times, only one shop front has a...More

Thank Sean A
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Items collected over a life time, showing what was made in Bromsgrove and how it's High street would have looked years ago. Wonderfully presented as a complete town high st, showing every kind of shop and its window displays imaginable. An amazing piece of social...More

1  Thank Janice E
Reviewed 27 April 2017

After driving past this museum on numerous occasions only to see it was closed, I was pleasantly delighted when on my way to collect something from the town centre last Saturday I spotted it was actually open. Needless to say, my partner and I hotfooted...More

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