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Browne's Hospital and Museum

Broad Street, Stamford PE9 1PF, England
+44 1780 763153
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What a tranquil and lovely retreat!

Buildings from Collyweston stone and built in the 15th century, this institution is a sight to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
gweeboonhiah
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Northampton, United Kingdom
Interesting cloisters and garden

Unfortunately the museum was closed when we visited but we got to walk through the cloisters and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
hickmagp
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Maraval, Trinidad
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Broad Street, Stamford PE9 1PF, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Buildings from Collyweston stone and built in the 15th century, this institution is a sight to behold. The gardens were so pretty and well landscaped. Sadly we could not visit the museum because we did not book beforehand.

Thank gweeboonhiah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately the museum was closed when we visited but we got to walk through the cloisters and see the alms houses and gardens. Very nice worth the visit.

Thank hickmagp
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

I do not believe this is open to the public all year round so you would need to check. There was no fee but a request for 50p for a pamphlet! The history is interesting as is the building, the gardens are lovely - an...More

Thank Sally R
Reviewed 27 October 2016

A very interesting and attractive building with lovely cloistered gardens, although we couldn't get into the chapel the rest of the sitewas well worth the visit and I took lots of picutes

Thank JacBiker
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We couldn't get into the chapel, but the gardens and the almshouses present a lovely oasis in the middle of a busy town. Well worth just spending a few minutes for some peace and quiet.

Thank mjc404
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Browne's hospital is an oasis in the middle of Stamford. The garden takes your breath away first time you see it. The chapel/museum are kept in excellent condition with the jacobean timbers beaming all kept clean by a dedicated resident. A visit by all would...More

Thank 36hamilton
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

I don't know about these almshouse but it was a great visit. The staff is ver nice and helpful. Beware if you use wheelchair because there are many steps to the first floor

Thank Raul453
Reviewed 26 September 2015

Wonderful old building with an enclosed lawn and gardens. Very interesting architecture, with great views from the balcony.

1  Thank Bishy008
Reviewed 16 August 2015

This place is beautiful, and the best part about it, is the actual occupants maintain the place and provide all the tours. There is a history here, and it is well worth the visit to have a look around. The occupants are very friendly and...More

1  Thank L4-Doha
Reviewed 8 June 2015

This place is not open very often each year but it is well worth keeping an eye open for one of its open days. The alms houses are actually home to some 12 or so residents and it is they who act as guides. Fascinating...More

1  Thank Sandaw54
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