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Run completely by volunteers - shame it only opens about 9 times a year. First visit and certainly... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
barrypicton
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Chesham, United Kingdom
Brilliant volunteer-run heritage museum.

So many good things at Pitstone - the steam car and tractor rides; the petting zoo (that may have... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Bill P
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London, United Kingdom
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Pitstone Green Farm Vicarage Road, Pitstone LU7 9EY, England
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Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

On a rainy October afternoon we needed somewhere to take an Australian visitor, the idea of Pitstone museum came up What a great place to visit, loads to see including static engines and a Lancaster cockpit with working gauges. absolutely brilliant display of blacksmithing by...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nigel m
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Run completely by volunteers - shame it only opens about 9 times a year. First visit and certainly won't be the last. Many old farming implements, engineering machines large and small, model railways, tractor rides, craft stalls/sales etc, communications room including cockpit of Lancaster bomber....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank barrypicton
Reviewed 27 August 2018

So many good things at Pitstone - the steam car and tractor rides; the petting zoo (that may have been a special addition the day we went); starting up the Lancaster simulator; the craft fair having an interesting range of good quality stalls and not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bill P
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

This is only open about 10 times a year but deserve to better known there a huge range exhibits ranging from old car, old style printing, model trains, the war, all sorts of agricultural machine and tools, rural life butter churning and milk, a ride...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CharlesGraham79
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I brought my toddler for the last open day of the year - we've lived in the area for years and never known this was here! It's a lovely little place, great value, with really interesting exhibits and demonstrations. Volunteers were friendly and helpful, there...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Toni B
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Great collection of farm and rural life exhibits with a many interesting displays of old workshops and demos of wood working blacksmithing much much more. Give yourself plenty of time to get round the many exhibits and don't miss the repliica Lancaster bomber cockpit.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank David G
Reviewed 19 May 2017

The Lancaster bomber cockpit and front half of plane is excellent! The local history and Home Front rooms are brilliant. Everything's so well presented. On the open days, the cafe sells scrummy homemade cakes and savouries. The crafts for sale in the barn are beautiful....More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Seamonkey2016
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We went here on May Bank Holiday, one of the few days the site is actually open. OPEN EASTER MONDAY, MAY & AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY, 2ND SUNDAY FROM JUNE - OCTOBER. 11AM - 5PM. The museum is extensive throughout old farm buildings. I thought it...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This museum is a little hidden gem and a must see for anyone as there is something for every age and interest ! Absolutely fantastic considering this is wholly run by volunteers that are truly passionate about their own interests ! A must for anyone...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Robert C
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This museum of life in days gone by is s must for anybody living in the area. It is reasonably priced to get in and you can spend a good few hours here. Kids should find the old cars interesting so don't be scared to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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