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Wellingborough Museum

12 Castle Way, Wellingborough NN8 1XB, England
+44 1933 276838
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Unexpected Gem - WW1 Trench Experience

I'm never really one for small local museums but having seen posts on Facebook about the World War... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TomPaine101
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Northampton, United Kingdom
Dropped By 👍

Nice little Museum over two floors which is free to enter, some History of Wellingborough and with... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
Kevin D
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Ilkeston, England, United Kingdom
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12 Castle Way, Wellingborough NN8 1XB, England
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+44 1933 276838
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"swimming pool"
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"small space"
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"worth a visit"
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"special exhibition"
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"film shows"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm never really one for small local museums but having seen posts on Facebook about the World War 1 Trench Experience I'd thought we'd give it a try and I'm very glad we did. For the museum there's a lot packed into the two floors...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Nice little Museum over two floors which is free to enter, some History of Wellingborough and with several exhibitions. If your passing through Wellingborough and you like to see a bit of history it's worth a visit 👍

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We spent a couple of hours here and enjoyed reading the interesting information. There was a special exhibition about the holocaust and there are displays about life and work in our grandparents' time, which was fascinating. Amazingly, the museum is free. We were happy to...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Wellingborough museum is situated in Dullys Baths, the old swimming pool. It has the history Wellingborough, slot of military war kit and memorabilia. There is reference to old photography equipment. The shop is small and quaint with traditional toys,and the cafe sells basic hot drinks...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

popped in as it was raining and were in the area Really interesting about life in Welllingborough excellent variety of items which reminded me of grandmother and what life was like All sorts of items from clothes to industry free

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

Loved the fact the museum is free so we were happy to spend in the cafe, on the 'penny' machines & in the shop. So much local history, you could visit many times & still not see everything! We all learnt heaps about the local...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Although not the largest museum, Wellingborough Museum is certainly worth a visit. They have an eclectic collection of historical importance.

1  Thank Oona K
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

My husband and I took his godson and girlfriend to this little museum while they were spending the weekend with us. Albeit small there were loads of things to see, all displayed well. Interesting artefacts to look at from old tools and toys to Lady...More

Thank Liz B
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

We take our home town for granted, but there is a lot of history here. The museum has brought some of it to life. We've had a part in the civil war. A town changing fire and visits from Royalty. Charles 1 and Queen Henrietta...More

1  Thank triciabould
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We spent about 1 hour here with our grandson,plenty of nostalgia for us and ur grandson was amused and curious in equal measure.

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Michael L
8 February 2018|
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Response from Robert W | Property representative |
Yes, sandwiches, cakes, ice creams, tea/coffee/chocolate but not hot food.
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cherelle b
16 March 2015|
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Response from WellingboroughMuseum | Property representative |
Yes, there are no steps into the museum and there is a lift to get to the first floor. We have a wheelchair for customer use. Disabled parking is outside our main door.
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