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Museum of Local History

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Address: Abbey Road, Malvern, England
10:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 17:00

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Malvern museum is housed in the abbey arch on abbey road just a long from the post office it was a part of the priory in its day . Its a small museum well run with good friendly... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
Malvern, United Kingdom
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Malvern, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Like stepping back in time - a small quaint museum packed with interesting articles and itmes. I learnt so much about Malvern's history. Excellent value.

Thank garethtk398
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

A small but very informative museum of the local area history. Situated in an old gate house, excellent use of an old building. Staff are friendly and informative.

Thank NMWalcott
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

One of the best small museums we have ever visited. Located in what was the Malvern Priory gatehouse this museum is packed with items telling the story of the development of Malvern and its key historical figures. Very well ordered and displayed. Thoroughly and interestingly explained. Particularly good are the rooms featuring the story of Malvern's Victorian heyday as a... More 

1 Thank DottyTheCat
Malvern, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Malvern museum is housed in the abbey arch on abbey road just a long from the post office it was a part of the priory in its day . Its a small museum well run with good friendly staff a place of great interest and each room is different with its own stories Its full of local history . A... More 

1 Thank chaddie51
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

A small museum in the gatehouse of the old priory, but full of stories. Each room has a different theme - prehistory/ the monastic life/ the Victorian water cures (loved the chap in the bath!) and the technological developments in radar and telecommunications in the 20th century Well worth the small entrance fee! (PS some stairs, but not steep)

1 Thank quiller003
Kinross, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Interesting little museum in the 15th century Priory Gatehouse right in the centre of town. Friendly, informative volunteer staff and good value for money. Imaginative selection of items to buy relating to local history (I bought a mousemat). Various themed rooms as you walk round inside. Certainly well worth a visit.

1 Thank keith w
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Really interesting museum visited first time and find will be back with friends and family hopefully they will like it too.

1 Thank wadie76
St Neots, United Kingdom
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702 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

A wide selection of items from many years of occupation, covers WWII well, the spa years, and much more. One of the better local museums I've been to. Well staff an great gift shop.

1 Thank Dave C
Epsom, United Kingdom
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208 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Quirky little museum of local history but well worth a look when visiting the Priory. Lots of steps though and not easy for disabled.

1 Thank Trevor S
London, Canada
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51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016

A small museum but very interesting collection of artifacts and stories of local interest covering a broad time span. Very helpful and knowledgeable volunteer staff.

2 Thank Oldbones H

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