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Wellingborough Museum

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Address: 12 Castle Way, Wellingborough NN8 1XB, England
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+44 1933 276838
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10:00 - 16:30
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 16:30

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"A step back in Time"

we made time to visit this local museum and glad we did as they had an excellent amount of things going on. vintage buses giving free rides to all,local traders selling their... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Alan T
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we made time to visit this local museum and glad we did as they had an excellent amount of things going on. vintage buses giving free rides to all,local traders selling their wares, tombolas, sweet stalls, military vehicles to name a few. There is a small tea shop serving hot and cold drinks and cakes etc. But the museum itself... More 

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Thank Alan T
Northampton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here a few days ago with my partner and kids and we were well surprised with this museum. The Bifrost Guards were also outside with their re-enactment group which was very interesting. We had ago at archery and the kids got to try out the weapons, try on the helmets and sheilds. I was showed how to do weaving... More 

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Thank Jo-by-the-sea
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum never fails to deliver especially in the holidays, they always have a range of events on throughout the holidays from WW Trench experiences, birds of prey, vintage film shows, very reasonably priced tea coffee and snacks like cakes and biscuits. The gift shop is fantastic and worth a visit just for that, books, modern versions of vintage games... More 

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Thank karenbrowettevans
Northampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us Seniors called there last week and thoroughly enjoyed a most informative and enjoyable visit. The staff there - all volunteers, we believe - were most pleasant and helpful. They readily gave us advice and information about the exhibits. Many of the displays are regularly changed or updated, so always something new to look at. And the wonderful... More 

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Thank bartonboy2015
Leicester, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited for the first time today. Very impressed with the range of exhibits. Free entry - always a bonus. Small range of drinks and snacks.

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Thank suemarb
Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Went to this excellent museum to watch a play. Pleasant surroundings, polite staff . Good choice of coffee, cakes, biscuits, ice creams, soft drinks. Very well priced. Hooghly njoyednour evening out.

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Thank Pat499613
Wellingborough, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The staff and service were first class. Had a cup of tea and was made very welcome nice and clean. So much information about Wellingborough. The display of toys and old fashioned toy ideas was refreshing.

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1 Thank rouse442000
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A really nice atmosphere in here, lovely exhibits that the little ones can interact with. Great helpful staff and in the holidays they organise lovely extra activities.

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1 Thank Katie S
Paramus, NJ
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We were visiting from the United States and staying in Wellingborough. We walked around town and found this lovely museum. It was free and has 2 floors of interesting relics and information about England. And we shopped in the gift shop too.

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1 Thank JTParamus
Thrapston, England, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a wonderful museum, which tells the story of Wellingborough. It is cram packed with interesting and unique items and historic documents.There is a little café. The other incredible thing is, is that it's free.

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