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Towcester Museum

White Horse Yard 163-165 Watling Street West | White Horse Yard, Towcester NN12 6BX, England
+44 1327 352662
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Towcester museum is an exemplar of how to celebrate a town's vibrant history with finesse.

Situated centrally within the historical core of Towcester, Towcester Museum is a meticulously... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
rr6633
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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Very interesting, well situated museum.

We were very impressed with our visit to Towcester's museum. They have a wealth of interesting... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sandpie
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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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White Horse Yard 163-165 Watling Street West | White Horse Yard, Towcester NN12 6BX, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Situated centrally within the historical core of Towcester, Towcester Museum is a meticulously presented, warm and welcoming museum, with plenty to offer every visitor. Upstairs, the museum currently hosts a compelling 'Road through History' exhibition which guides the visitor along a figurative incarnation of Towcester's...More

2  Thank rr6633
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very impressed with our visit to Towcester's museum. They have a wealth of interesting artefacts, brilliantly displayed. Also the great idea to have fun facilities for children, displays and costumes for them to try on. A delight to visit a well run museum...More

1  Thank Sandpie
Reviewed 4 October 2017

If you're in the area and into local history this is a fantastic place to visit. It's bursting with information on the history of Towcester and the surrounding area, the displays and artefacts are well presented and it's very children friendly with areas where they...More

1  Thank BecT64
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Had some spare time in Towcester so I took a look in. This is really nice treat for a little town like this and I will highly recommend it to my friends and family to vistit. Has things for children to do also so I...More

2  Thank Clair H
Reviewed 20 August 2017

My mum and I love Towcester and the last time we were there the Museum was closed so when we had a chance to return recently we jumped at it and we were not disappointed, what an excellent high quality presentation of Towester's history from...More

1  Thank james1879
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Great if you are into your history, good insight to Towcester's ancient and modern history, small venue good for a one to tow hour visit. Good selection of small items books, souvenirs etc to buy.

1  Thank StevenLTowcester
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Visited with grandson aged 12 nearly 13. Well signposted just off the main high street. We were given a map to follow round the museum and we also decided to do the junior quiz for fun. Grandson was a little reluctant but once into the...More

1  Thank June W
Reviewed 11 August 2017

It is like most things in life if it's on your doorstep you tend to pass on by without a second glance. At best tell yourself that next time you will go in. Well cheerful readers I did go in , and jolly glad I...More

1  Thank kittyfisher007
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

What a nice little museum! Set in the picturesque town of Towcester, the museum tells the town's history dating back to Roman times. There are some engaging components for kids, and good information for adults...1 or 1.5 hour should be good to spend here. One...More

1  Thank d2016h
Reviewed 27 May 2017

I visited the museum last Saturday with my 8 year old granddaughter. She is doing "The Romans" at school & was keen to get a local slant on the subject for a school talk. We spent about 90 minutes at the museum & not once...More

1  Thank IgorVardan
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