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Local History at its best

Very interesting learning about the local timber trade which in my opinion is at the centre of the... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
john190447
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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
Good museum, especially the new exhibits outside

Make sure you visit the new exhibits about wood which are in the museum's garden. the museum also... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
reef-bore
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northants
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Doesn't look like much from the outside but this museum surprised us all. An interesting selection of local artwork together with a number of historical rooms to view as well as an outside timber display provided an overview of some of George's history. Entrance is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank 46sharonu
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Good display of the wood cutting history of the area. Lovely interactive display for children. Interesting display of furniture through history in this area.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank S C
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Here you discover what happened before and you can just say thanks for all those before us. They made places like we know it and they worked hard for it. We are sorry for what we are not taking care of

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank debeergerrie67
Reviewed 3 April 2018

It is a lot bigger than it looks from the outside. The exhibits are very well done, and the outside wood cutting exhibit was a very nice surprise

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank lilovisser
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Visited the museum which was full of history of tree and woods business. Great display of 768 year old tree base with all relevant dat3s from then to now. Extremely interesting

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank James t
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Very interesting learning about the local timber trade which in my opinion is at the centre of the history of George. Museum unfortunately run on a shoestring. If you are interested in local George history you should visit.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank john190447
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Make sure you visit the new exhibits about wood which are in the museum's garden. the museum also links to an exhibition space which was showing local artists when we were there. Lots of variety and much of the original hotel still visible. The museum...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank reef-bore
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Surprisingly interesting little museum. Quirky and friendly, with some fascinating small exhibits, displayed sensitively.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank joeheath1948
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I wish I could say more, but this wasn't the best museum I've seen. Although they take you back in time and it is nice to see the good memories from yester year, I did find it somewhat boring. The museum itself is a beautiful...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Lizzie1606
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Set aside six hours to wander through this Museum. Well laid out, informative, historically accurate. Fascinating.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank CarolP3312
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