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Morpeth Bagpipe Museum

The Chantry | Bridge Street, Morpeth NE61 1PJ, England
+44 1670 500717
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Quirky and a little random!

Being new to the area, we visited for the TOTALLY RANDOM factor! Ha! Free entrance, nice and quirky... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kirsty S
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Morpeth, United Kingdom
Really interesting small museum

Dropped in to the Bapgpipe museum amd leartn lots I never knew about Northumberland pipes and... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Beth H
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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The Chantry | Bridge Street, Morpeth NE61 1PJ, England
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+44 1670 500717
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Being new to the area, we visited for the TOTALLY RANDOM factor! Ha! Free entrance, nice and quirky with some interesting information boards and displays.

Thank Kirsty S
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Dropped in to the Bapgpipe museum amd leartn lots I never knew about Northumberland pipes and scottish bagpipes. Its only a small museum, and is free and asked for donations. It is above the tourist information shop which was well stocked and we spent a...More

Thank Beth H
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A fascinating if very small museum, of interest to anyone interested in music or in this part of the country. However, its attractiveness is massively reduced now as none of the audio equipment works - recordings, headphones, demonstrations etc etc, and we were told this...More

Thank europtraveller
Reviewed 13 April 2017

By the Bridge in ever popular Morpeth it is somewhere everyone should visit if in Morpeth. The subject matter may seem strange in England for a museum, but it is so interesting . treat yourself and visit. Good carparking over the mini roundabout to the...More

Thank Philip B
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I visited here as new residents to the area. I was a little sceptical about wether I would really find the content engaging but I was totally wrong. The museum is very well laid out and very informative, as the saying goes,...More

Thank June G
Reviewed 13 December 2016

On a visit to Morpeth we popped in to this unique museum. There is something here of interest to anyone with an interest in music. The building in which it is housed is also a Tourist Information office and Shop which held some nice gifts...More

Thank wiltsmum52
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

If you like bagpipes then go, you'll love it. If you don't like bagpipes then don't.... And definitely don't photograph anything!

Thank danglemoongroup
Reviewed 16 November 2016

At the risk of alienating everyone of Scots and Irish descent, I have to say, right off, that the skirl o' the pipes leaves me cold, so I had to be dragged almost kicking and protesting into this museum. Pleasantly surprised to find that there...More

Thank angry_mutant
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Museum was very interesting and the craft market had an excellent selection of local crafts on display and for sale.

Thank David W
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Visited again (last visit 15yrs ago) really fascinating little museum. Sadly the earphones still not working which means much of the enjoyment was lost- a real shame. It was still great in a nice little town- and is free to visit.

Thank 291anita
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