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Wonderful museum run by volunteers.

A lovely welcoming atmosphere with carefully layed out displays with ample information. Well worth... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
JCMH23
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Small but interesting

This is a small museum, with only one main display room, but it is well presented with an eclectic... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
Helen M
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79 High Street, Thame OX9 3AE, England
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

A lovely welcoming atmosphere with carefully layed out displays with ample information. Well worth a visit.

Thank JCMH23
Reviewed 13 May 2018

This is a small museum, with only one main display room, but it is well presented with an eclectic range of artefacts. The fragments of a medieval painted wall (rescued from other premises) are particularly well displayed with an audiovisual guide.

1  Thank Helen M
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

We just happened to be in Thame on a Wednesday when The Thame Museum offers a once per week walking tour of the Midsomer Murders shooting locations in town. It was cool and raining that day and we thought the tour would be cancelled, but...More

Thank GWToronto
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

We had just left the Thatch pub opposite after meeting friends and thought what's in there. Great little museum with get knowledgeable volunteers. Great source of local history and it's free. Well worth the time spent. Didn't even realise it existed. Will defiantly pop in...More

Thank waddesdon1964
Reviewed 1 April 2018

There are only a couple of rooms in this lovely little museum, but they are packed full of interesting exhibits and snippets of local history. At the time we visited, there was an interesting display featuring notable women of the area to celebrate 100 years...More

Thank Toni B
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Walking the village came upon their museum and it's a gem for this town. Staff so friendly, loved their beautiful and informative displays of their village, WW 1, children would enjoy this museum too. Nice items can be purchased, we went on a "Free Day"...More

Thank MHM316
Reviewed 1 September 2017

What a pleasant surprise this small local museum is. Presentation from the moment you meet Sergeant Harris at the entrance to the end of the walk through the fashion exhibition is excellent. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank PhilipSmith54
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Found this by chance on a very rainy day in Thame. Lots of interesting exhibits but particularly liked the World War 1 section - details of those from Thame who served in the war. A lovely tribute. Very friendly and helpful staff and museum is...More

1  Thank llwchwr
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The volunteer staff were really very good and were more than happy to answer all questions. The obviously know everything there is to know about Thame and the nearby area. One of the volunteers has even written a book about Thame. There are some very...More

1  Thank John L
Reviewed 12 March 2017

A lovely find. Fascinating and diverse museum with incredibly helpful staff. If you are researching a topic, give them a ring and they'll get things from the archive from you! Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Childwrangler
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