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Battle Museum of Local History

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Quaint

Nice little museum free (donations appreciated) run by volunteers and set in lovely walled gardens... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
hhegarty
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Battle, United Kingdom
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Even the museum has history and around it beautiful gardens. , lovingly produced by local... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A3303XQpaulh
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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All reviews bayeux tapestry free entry well worth a visit guy fawkes lovely little place great exhibits run by volunteers gardens are lovely knowledgeable volunteers worth a stop pretty garden high street lovely staff rainy day axe donation abbey
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice little museum free (donations appreciated) run by volunteers and set in lovely walled gardens with an old well .

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Even the museum has history and around it beautiful gardens. , lovingly produced by local volunteers. Inside is a copy of the bayxure tapestry . There is an audio presentation. Lots about the local history and relics found across the battlefield. You can spend a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Popped in on battle late night shopping. Displays were great and wonderful to have lots of volunteers on hand to talk us through a couple of the displays.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

This small local free museum is well worth a visit. As well as the Battle of 1066 the museum covers more recent social history and has many artefacts of interest on show. The gardens are beautifully kept and offer a nice place to rest on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank margoBromleyKent
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Visited yesterday whilst in Battle. The museum is staffed by friendly volunteers who were very knowledgeable and engaging. They have an axe head dating from the time of the famous battle, which they were keen to talk about. They also have a nice gift shop....More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Karl N
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Small museum with local artefacts found over the years, including war time. Very helpful and knowledgeable staff. May be volunteers. Lots of battle of Hastings information and about local life. Easy to miss, it’s near the car park exit steps just as you get to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank alienaylings
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Very informative museum with excellent, polite and knowledgeable volunteers. Interesting mix of exhibits.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank chizabc
Reviewed 10 October 2018

This museum shows the history of the Battle of Hastings and also memorabilia from former times. There was even a replica of part of the Bayeux tapestry, lovingly produced by local people. The kind staff here were on hand to answer questions and nothing was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Yvonne W
Reviewed 3 October 2018

It is a delightful museum with some very interesting exhibits. Guy Fawkes stands in one corner overlooking the famous Axe Head which could have been used in the famous Battle of Hastings in 1066. It is well worth a visit and it is free!

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Bazzaman_7
Reviewed 21 September 2018

If you like small local museums then this is for you. Whilst the Abbey down the road takes centre stage in Battle this unassuming little museum at the other end of the high street contains a wealth of history, from Roman times, a little of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank JenifferBrown
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Cellynod
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Response from richard p | Reviewed this property |
I would agree with mogeorges, we did not see anything to say they were not allowed,suggest you contact the museum.
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