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The Guildhall Museum

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We went there on Sunday, fantastic place and the staff make the whole experience so much better... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Very informative

We were fortunate to be shown through the old court house because it was Saturday when we visited... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Guildhall Cattle Market | Sandwich, Kent, Sandwich CT13 9AH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there on Sunday, fantastic place and the staff make the whole experience so much better, very friendly and what they dont know about Sandwich and its history is not worth knowing, they gave us a full guided tour of the museum. Free to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were fortunate to be shown through the old court house because it was Saturday when we visited. That has a great deal of authentic items from centuries long past. The guides were very knowledgeable. The museum is neat, clean and well set out.

Thank BarbaraNorthcott
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in when we visited this interesting and picturesque town. We often look out small museums being involved with one at home. This one is just a single room but nicely laid out with large clear information boards. Pity about the typos! The court room...More

Thank AndyAquila
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent well over an hour under the guidance of Hank. He had great knowledge of Sandwich history. Thank you

Thank martinc1000
Reviewed 8 September 2018

we went for a visit when walking around sandwich ,firstly it is free ,I thought would be a lot bigger as the building is from outside ,but you only get to go into reception then have a look in the guildhall old court building ,the...More

Thank tina w
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Helpful and knowledgeable staff add interesting details to the displays of highlights of local history, including a beautiful Roman bowl (like 2 from Pompeii) and a head of the Emperor Commodus (the one in "Gladiator"), a copy of Magna Carta, infromation about the cinque ports...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

really interesting museum which is bigger on the inside to! lots of information on the history or sandwich and access to the court rooms. volunteers friendly and helpful and know their stuff to. plus you can buy a little souvenir to!

Thank jemma l
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Great to pop into with helpful, friendly staff and brief info boards. Manged to see the old court room which was a delight with a guide who told us some more interesting points.

Thank brenhell
Reviewed 12 August 2018

It was a rainy afternoon when we visited Sandwich so to kill some time we popped into the museum and so glad we did. Very interesting and the courthouse even more so especially as you are given a guided tour. This is a must if...More

Thank Joanna J
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Popped into the museum and wow it was great full of history Very informative guide so interesting and the court house is amazing If you love history go !!!!

Thank karen s
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