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The Trowbridge Museum and Art gallery

The Shires | Court Street, Trowbridge BA14 8AT, England
+44 1225 751339
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.really interesting

My wife to our grandsons here for a couple of hours and then were activities running for the kids... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Bath, United Kingdom
Treasure Trove Trowbridge Museum

This museum is a delight for all the family and entry is free. I was greeted by Andy who gave me an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Robert L
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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The Shires | Court Street, Trowbridge BA14 8AT, England
+44 1225 751339
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife to our grandsons here for a couple of hours and then were activities running for the kids which were good and there was some interesting information about old Trowbridge

Thank applegate69
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is a delight for all the family and entry is free. I was greeted by Andy who gave me an enthusiastic and informative introduction to the museum. There is something here for all the family. Children can hunt the mice in the exhibits,...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been many times, always with a group of school children. Each time they have a special demonstration. The staff are well informed, welcoming and knowledgeable. This time, I really liked the map of Trowbridge from the 1200s with just 5 houses. Entry is free...More

Thank Ermintrood
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I expected this museum to be a couple of dusty boards in a library, but instead was treated to a visual and historical feast. The exhibits were curated beautifully. I had a lovely chat with David B., the museum manager, and he was friendly and...More

Thank Helsbels0118
Reviewed 26 April 2017

On my trips to Trowbridge, I visit this FREE museum (all good things are free, but do wonder how long it can carry on for) It is very well laid out and has lots of displays - it is at the top of a flight...More

Thank Ann L
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This is the only Museum that has had a modern shopping centre built around it. It was a factory at one point but they decided to keep it and feature the various trades, in the main weaving and various other historical matters with a brief...More

Thank Brian-Snellgrove
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

If you are local, interested in the woolen trade or just like see recent historic artefacts, this is fabulous AND Free!

Thank Adrian I
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Wonderful place to visit for people of all ages, cannot wait to see the new space upstairs. The story they tell of Trowbridge's history is so interesting and well curated. Love it there.

Thank Charlotte J
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Don't be put off by the location of the Museum in a modern shopping centre - The Shires. The museum is actually set in one of Trowbridge's old mill buildings that has been a cenre of the woollen industry for hundreds of years. Find out...More

Thank TripArtiste
Reviewed 8 December 2016

A little dated but free. I have taken lots of visiting friends around. Thankfully they don't move the mice too often. Gives you a great feel for the local area.

Thank Alexandra30028
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