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Great little museum, full of interest

One of the best local museums for bygones and rural life. Put together by a very knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Dave T
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Fascinating mementoes of those who lived here 100 years ago

This is a great place to take children to relive the past, or elderly relatives to prompt their own... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
106judyf
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23 Jul 2018
“Great little museum, full of interest”
11 Sep 2017
“Fascinating mementoes of those who lived here 100 years ago”
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Marton Museum was the creation of one man, George Tims, who during the 1950s onwards collected various objects from rural industries as well as domestic items that built up a picture of Warwickshire rural life in the last two hundred years. The...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Louisa Ward Close | By Marton Playing Fields, Rugby CV23 9SA, England
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+44 1926 623936
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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

One of the best local museums for bygones and rural life. Put together by a very knowledgeable and enthusiastic man, lots of rare tools, equipment and best of all many local country sayings.

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is a great place to take children to relive the past, or elderly relatives to prompt their own anecdotes. There are no "Do not Touch" signs anywhere, we were positively encouraged to handle the interesting objects and implements. The exhibits cover a huge range...More

Thank 106judyf
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This place is amazing. There is just so much there and not enough space to display it all properly. It really was a great visit with some things being memorable from when I was very small and some things I had never seen before. Worth...More

Thank 54321derf
Reviewed 30 August 2016

If you have an hour and a small donation then this local museum is an interesting find (£2? 2-4pm summer Sundays only) ! I've been here four times- on my own, with parents, with inlaws, and with my two children (6 and 9). Every time...More

Thank baria
Reviewed 2 July 2016

What a collection of household and agricultural objects collected by one person! I was welcomed very warmly and enjoyed looking around this fascinating collection but it is important to know that the current premises are very cramped for the large number of exhibits. In fact...More

Thank Nonglak L
Reviewed 5 June 2016

The small building is packed to the rafters with a fascinating array of items once used in the home and in the fields. It's good to see that what originated as a personal collection is now being maintained and developed into a visitor experience for...More

Thank clementinecom
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Our entire family has visited Marton Museum many times and each one of us has a favourite item (mine are the aerial photograph and the sewing equipment). This place is one of a kind and gives you an interesting take on what rural life in...More

Thank pichel3000
Reviewed 19 May 2016

This museum has such a vast collection of rural objects. It is unbelievable that so many objects can be in a small building. There are objects dating from the Victorian period and even earlier. There are farm implements and kitchen utensils plus a huge variety...More

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