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The Old Bell Museum

Old Bell Museum Arthur Street, Montgomery SY15 6RA, Wales
+44 1686 668313
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Very good way of learning about the history of Montgomery put together by local people,you just... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cheryl M
Plenty of (ap)Peal!

It is really worth the effort to explore the small, but delightfully-formed town of Montgomery... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
HWoodSolihull
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  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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Old Bell Museum Arthur Street, Montgomery SY15 6RA, Wales
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good way of learning about the history of Montgomery put together by local people,you just leave a donation.

Thank Cheryl M
Reviewed 12 May 2017

It is really worth the effort to explore the small, but delightfully-formed town of Montgomery. Take your camera and take your time. The Old Bell Museum is a must visit and an Aladdin's cave of interesting exhibits which have been laid out in such an...More

1  Thank HWoodSolihull
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

This cracking little museum is in a street of beautiful buildings..itself being one if the prettiest. It has a personality and feels like someone's house so the experience is very close. Stories about the locality add to the eclectic collection of artifacts....it really is a...More

Thank poleheadman
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This is a gorgeous little museum. Very well laid out, interesting and gives a nice insight into local life in the past. It is looked after by lovely volunteers and will cost you just £1 to visit. Although the museum is small I would pay...More

1  Thank Bessiegal
Reviewed 28 September 2016

this little building is chock-full of local history gems. The Brits do local history so well-it's not always open, so check at the library if it is closed-visit the hardware store until opening time!

Thank 495jfoster
Reviewed 15 September 2016

The building itself is full of history, it's been a 16th century inn, a temperance house (bar without alcohol) and a butchers. Also the small entrance belies the internal capacity which offers a labarynth of nooks and crannies each full of historical local artefacts.You can...More

Thank Helen R
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We loved this museum! Read everything and learn't a lot of things about a lot of different aspects of local life. Well put together and some of the big museums could learn a thing or two about how to engage the visitor. Don't miss Bunner's...More

Thank JCR92
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Oh gosh – where to start? Well – a gem of a place. It suits Montgomery perfectly – slightly unusual or as my guidebook has it - ‘Montgomery is different’. There is a huge amount to see and learn about both of life many years...More

1  Thank SussexBloke
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Such a lot of well presented information and exhibits in this delightful building. Worth more than the £1 entrance fee.Staff made us feel welcome and were helpful with guidance about walks and sights in the town and surrounding area.

Thank Rob W
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Excellent, beautifully designed and maintained. So much to see. Be prepared for a very long visit. Well worth the £1 entrance fee.

1  Thank DMM44
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