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The Octavia Hill Birthplace Museum

1 South Brink Place, Wisbech PE13 1JE, England
+44 1945 476358
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Visited whilst visiting Peckover House, amazing the work the lady said tomshape the life of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
EMAS
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Ely, United Kingdom
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What an inspiring lady, amazing story

If you have an interest in social history, National Trust, Army Cadet Corps then visit this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bobo-TA
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Kent
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1 South Brink Place, Wisbech PE13 1JE, England
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+44 1945 476358
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited whilst visiting Peckover House, amazing the work the lady said tomshape the life of everyone without prejudice, well worth a visit.

Thank EMAS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have an interest in social history, National Trust, Army Cadet Corps then visit this property. It charts the amazing story of Octavia Hill, a lady whose foresight changed the course of open space usage. Wisbech as a town is now a little run...More

Thank Bobo-TA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Birthplace Museum tells the story of Octavia Hill. All that we knew about her was that she was one of the founders of the National Trust. Having visited this museum, we have now learned that she was one of the major social reformers of...More

1  Thank mjc404
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Apart from the museum itself there is a nice tea room and enclosed outside seating area. The museum hosts clubs and societies and is used for receptions and arts events. Worth checking out the website to see what's on.

Thank Fenlandier
Reviewed 1 April 2017

we knew that Octavia Hill helped start the National Trust but there is so much more to her life. Her work on managing social housing in a positive way was really interesting. The house needs a bit of an upgrade.

Thank johnchemistry
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Friends came to visit so this was an ideal place to walk around and catch up on the history of Octavia Hill.

Thank 13CHIPPY13
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Visited and had tea and cakes in the tea shop located at the rear of the premises. Very reasonable prices. Also a gift shop as well as the interesting museum.

Thank Fenlandier
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I'll start with the good. The building itself is lovely, with a good sized garden. The staff were all very friendly and cheery, and happy to answer questions (although I did not see any staff in the museum itself, just a lovely lady at the...More

Thank Grace B
Reviewed 27 October 2016

A little mislead as we assumed this was part of the NT organisation, we didn't see the small print which said you get a discount by being an NT member of £1. Haphazard, empty rooms, little chronological flow, bizarre items plonked in the garden, which...More

Thank warriortree
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Very well presented with lots to engage young and old, found teh staff very inforamtive and friendly

Thank splodgered
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