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They pack a lot into a small space

There is something for everyone in this museum, from clocks to army history, from pictures to local... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
lornabookworm
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Marilyn Monroe exhibition made in worthwhile

Dropped into this small museum during a recent visit to Bury St Edmunds. The collection is fairly... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
JElliot32
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New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is something for everyone in this museum, from clocks to army history, from pictures to local crime. They often have temporary exhibitions of great interest, such as the life and work of Sybil Andrews. A very useful and inexpensive place, particularly on a wet...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Dropped into this small museum during a recent visit to Bury St Edmunds. The collection is fairly eclectic and much of it held little interest to me (like the collection of grandfather clocks). However, what I did enjoy was the wonderful display of rarely seen...More

1  Thank JElliot32
Reviewed 6 June 2018

I went here to visit the Marilyn Monroe photos that were being displayed but I stayed a lot longer and saw the other exhibits on show. Firstly the Marilyn photos were superb and are well worth seeing. Secondly, the local exhibition was brilliant with everything...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2018

a very good place to find out the history of bury how hanging took place in the old days a lots of refurisment going on the gift shop excellent a must to visit keep up good work tony mbe

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Popped in here to see a historical film presentation as part of the Bury St Edmunds Festival, very good location. Lots of good exhibits including the building.

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Visited as the ' function ' before lunch ; having lived in BSE we'd been in before,but this was a troll through history and ' murders ' which was unparalleled .Addressed by a most knowledgeable ' raconteur ' who couldn't be faulted and was a...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 1 May 2018

This museum is in a fantastic old building. There were some interesting exhibitions. It was wheelchair accessible & the staff were helpful

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Really enjoyed the visit, especially the clock display. Bury St Edmunds should be proud of this gem within the Town,

Thank michael c
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Really good experience. The exhibits were varied and interesting. My main impression was that it enhanced a visit to Bury St Edmunds and told the story of the town. Not too much that you lost interest, but enough to inform and keep your interest.

1  Thank David A
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Very interesting museum in the centre of Bury St Edmunds. Easy to miss but well worth a visit and the modest entry fee. Free to Art Fund members. Includes lots of history and a very interesting collection of grandfather clocks.

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