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Six Poor Travellers House

97 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LX, England
+44 1634 845609
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Not to be missed!

It's very easy to miss the Six Poor Travellers House as you stroll along Rochester High Street as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rochester, United Kingdom
via mobile
Really interesting piece of history & literature

The house is a wonderfully kept piece of history and it is obvious that the owners take a great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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97 High Street, Rochester ME1 1LX, England
+44 1634 845609

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's very easy to miss the Six Poor Travellers House as you stroll along Rochester High Street as it's very unassuming on the outside. However, once you step through the door you are immediately transported back to days gone by. The gardens are beautifully kept...More

Thank Lepazz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The house is a wonderfully kept piece of history and it is obvious that the owners take a great deal of pride in it. The garden is beautiful, and they have made an effort to put up information about the house and the time that...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not to much to see but interesting & wort a look for 15 minutes whilst in rochester. It's free(just a donation)

Thank monty o
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The house is on the High St so can be combined with other attractions in the area to make a full day out. The history of the house is fascinating and very well displayed. They do push the Dickens link but not to the detriment...More

Thank Helena N
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

A very interesting mini museum, which you could easily walk right past without noticing it! Very interesting, we loved the snippets of what Charles Dickins wrote based on the house. Only reason this wasn't given five stars is because a lot of the information boards...More

Thank Jess C
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Obviously a much loved building...with a fascinating history. That history is clearly told in each room, by furnishing and wall-information. Two posters from Railway Mission very educative too. I liked whatever mentioned the founder & his vision.

Thank basilhoward
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

The newly painted house is cuter than before, it is free and very interesting to read about it. The lovely garden at the back is a must.

Thank Elizabeth Z
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Visiting Rochester & came across the Six Poor Travellers Place in the High St & so pleased we noticed it. Very interesting little house & found out things I never knew .Pretty little courtyard garden & we sat out there for quite a while it...More

Thank Maureen J
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This small museum was a charity founded by a Rochester dignitary over four centuries ago to give free accommodation to poor travellers; until the early years of the twentieth century thousands of wayfarers were housed and fed for a night; their rather Spartan bed and...More

Thank Lissa C
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Entrance to this place is free. It is interesting since it is an original almshouse in Rochester and was stil lin use until the 1950s. Today the ground floor is a museum and the upper floors are occupied. it has examples of the travelers accommodation,...More

Thank Aussie135
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11 January 2017|
Response from Hayley G | Reviewed this property |
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