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King John's Hunting Lodge

The Square, Axbridge BS26 2BY, England
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Small and brilliant!

You can't miss this building, it's the best one in Axbridge. We followed the signs for nearby free... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dave b
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good local museum

It's unusual to have the local museum in a National Trust property but it works fine. There's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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The Square, Axbridge BS26 2BY, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You can't miss this building, it's the best one in Axbridge. We followed the signs for nearby free parking. Very knowledgable and friendly volunteer. There isn't much he doesn't know! So much to see on three levels, including local finds. The second level has a...More

Thank Dave b
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's unusual to have the local museum in a National Trust property but it works fine. There's quite a bit to see, the property is very interesting and the volunteers were very friendly.

Thank 627pdh
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Lovely local museum in an house with such character & age. Friendly staff, very knowledgeable. Well worth a visit.

Thank AxbridgeClaret
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Was surprised to see so much of interest in a small building which reeks of history & artefacts . The guide was very informative & friendly , Well worth a visit .A would return when next in the area .

Thank 669iam69
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This is a quaint old house which houses the Axbridge Museum. There is a lot to see and take in and it is all extremely interesting. The house has been well maintained but is still essentially as it was built, the floors are creaky and...More

1  Thank Gordon S
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This volunteer run museum is full of interesting items relating to the area. Packed full of practical artefacts and displays over the three floors of this wonderful old building. Everything is relevant and the volunteer I saw could not have been more helpful. Not sure...More

Thank Petal51
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit, this pre-tudor building is so quirky with lopsided floors and rickety (but safe) stairs. The museum is interesting and the staff welcoming and knowledgeable.

Thank ejmk_2013
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We did not actually go into the building itself as it is only open 1-4pm and we were out touring around at that time. However, you do not need to go inside the building to get a feel for it! The exterior is quite amazing...More

Thank Honisoiquimalypense
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We called late in the day and not only did they welcome us but the men on the reception were happy to mind our dog while we both enjoyed the many and varied exhibits. The museum is in the most fascinating and obviously original building....More

Thank Topcat2011
Reviewed 18 June 2017

In the pleasant village of Axbridge. The stewards are helpful. Not access to ground floor if not mobile

Thank Veronica T
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