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We spent a very entertaining couple of hours at the museum. The audio tour enhanced the experience... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Keighley, United Kingdom
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Pop up cafe excellent

Having just completed a long walk we noticed that the Judge’s Lodgings had a pop up cafe. The three... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Shirehall Broad Street, Presteigne LD8 2AD, Wales
+44 1544 260650
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Feels like you are stepping back in time. Informative and spooky at the same time. Worth a visit. Each room.looks like nothing has been move. The gas lights add to the atmosphere

Thank Bev C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We spent a very entertaining couple of hours at the museum. The audio tour enhanced the experience, all on Walkmans, which was sweet. The lady told us this will be changing soon & that will be a shame. The courtroom was great, but unfortunately I...More

Thank MarthaFish
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Friendly staff, cheap entry, lots to see, basement great. Not much else to do in Presteigne itself, but still a worthwhile destination point.

Thank deborahbanks4
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having just completed a long walk we noticed that the Judge’s Lodgings had a pop up cafe. The three of us each enjoyed a delicious piece of Bara Brith and a Welsh cake, all washed down with large pot of Welsh tea and a pot...More

Thank lizy764
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited as a family and the children really enjoyed it,pretending to be judges of even the prisoners,they even enjoyed going down to the cells, we recommend a visit to the Judges lodge for everyone, go on give it a try

Thank murphyone
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family day out. Great for history and photos for the whole family. In September they have a freebie entry. Get here n get having some funtasic days

Thank Teresa R
Reviewed 9 July 2018

My second visit to this interesting, gas and paraffin lamp lit museum, to introduce a friend to the experience. The self-guided tour enables the visitor to view rooms on three floors. I would warn anyone who was less mobile that the stairs to the basement...More

Thank Margaret T
Reviewed 18 June 2018

If you visit Presteigne you must visit this very interesting old house, it will be enjoyed by the young & old. It is a great museum full of lost of artifacts , as well as many other things to intrigue you, this place is well...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Fascinating place and you really get a feel for what things must have been like. The only downside was that the oil lamps are very smelly but that’s what happened back then.

Thank Duncank60
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Excellent, lovely helpful staff, very interesting. Do the audio tour, very informative. Would recommend if in the area 👍

Thank teresypeasy
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