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Gordon Russell Design Museum

High Street, Broadway WR12 7AP, England
+44 1386 854695
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Small, but outstanding museum.

Though frankly I had never even heard of Gordon Russell, being a fan of designers such as Raymond... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
tvvvv2016
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Los Angeles, California
Fascinating history of furniture making in Cotswolds

A small museum, reasonably priced entry. It was made special by the wonderful elderly gentleman who... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
sallyjmorgan
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London, United Kingdom
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
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High Street, Broadway WR12 7AP, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though frankly I had never even heard of Gordon Russell, being a fan of designers such as Raymond Loewy, I found Russell to have an equally distinguished career. There was post and pre World War ll designed furniture and though personally I preferred the more...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

A small museum, reasonably priced entry. It was made special by the wonderful elderly gentleman who toured us round talking about the history of Gordon Russell and the story of the pieces of furniture and company life. He used to work for Russell's and knew...More

Thank sallyjmorgan
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We didn't know what to expect in here, it didn't look too large but had a not too cheap entrance fee. We were glad we went in as it's the story of a local craft furniture business based around the designs of of one man...More

Thank Pete3080
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

The history of the founding, design and development of Gordon Russell furniture is fascinating and very appealing and to be able to relate to its development thru the middle of the last century - especially to those of a certain age. Easy access just off...More

Thank bryan490
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Having an interest in furniture design we spent an hour here. Very friendly gentlemen on the front desk and an interesting exhibition of Gordon Russell's work.

Thank Sharpe26
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Fascinating insight into the pre-production era and then onto the Utility furniture. There were some very talented craftsmen involved in this, and also G Russell himself was an talented designer. The other point we heard was that the cabinet makers and metal workers were encouraged...More

Thank Geoff S
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I took a part of 35 to this museum. We were made very welcome and everyone enjoyed the visit. Guides were very informative and items for sale in the shop were beautifully hand made and very reasonably priced. On reflection we should have arrived in...More

Thank Barbara P
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

This museum is beautifully laid out, a nice minimal feel so you can concentrate on the furniture but there is additional information there if you want it. They have worked with students and artists to do research and put on temporary exhibitions and the space...More

Thank Worcestershire Sarah
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I knew a little about Gordon Russell, but my husband didn't. I found the guide knowledgeable and she imparted little 'nuggets' of information which made the visit seem personal to us. As we went round my husband was fascinated by the tools the craftsmen used...More

Thank mona705
Reviewed 28 October 2016

What a find. Tucked off the High Street in Broadway, a gem of a museum. Delightful and encyclopedic staff. The quality of the furniture designs defy description. Every piece had us almost speechless. We visited on a mid-week day, and had the place almost to...More

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Clare B
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Response from Worcestershire Sarah | Reviewed this property |
like the other guy said, booking not required but check opening times especially seaspnsl changes. enjoy.
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