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Wisbech & Fenland Museum

Museum Square, Wisbech PE13 1ES, England
+44 1945 583817
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Small but well woth visiting

Although only being a small museum it is jam-packed full of interesting artefacts. I particularly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
alan_uk1953
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Scarborough, United Kingdom
Visit to see specific treasures

I visited to see a couple of specific items which they hold. The museum is a bit chaotic, but it is... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
Albanach
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Clackmannan
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“local history” (8 reviews)
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Museum Square, Wisbech PE13 1ES, England
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+44 1945 583817
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"local history"
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"eclectic collection"
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"original victorian"
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"step back in time"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although only being a small museum it is jam-packed full of interesting artefacts. I particularly enjoyed seeing pictures of old Wisbech

Thank alan_uk1953
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

I visited to see a couple of specific items which they hold. The museum is a bit chaotic, but it is mainly a changing staff of volunteers who man the place. Nice displays of varied Townshend collection if a little crowded, and despite my several...More

Thank Albanach
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

This is an absolute gem of a museum, not only because the staff are absolutely wonderful, helpful and knowledgable , but the eclectic mix of artefacts, treasures and nostalgia corners makes this such a rewarding place to visit. There are so many exhibits , covering...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

we found this museum whilst walking the back streets of the town . have been to Wisbech many times but this was the first time we stumbled across the museum so decided to have a look. an amazing place full of artifacts donated by local...More

Thank johnm1951
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

If you have the opportunity to visit Wisbech & Fenland Museum and of course you like a little bit about the area and the people who have made this place what it is , then it's well worth a visit! Now to start with the...More

1  Thank Dave M
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

You can spend a lot of time here and learn a lot about the area. Plus lots more it is pack full of history and well worth a visit rain or shine

Thank fred h
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

We found this lovely little old fashiond museum as we were exploring the old town lovely old display cases and good staff.

Thank Stuart220
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

For a fairly small and relatively unknown Town, the Fenland Museum is a treasure. It has lots of interesting exhibits including a work by Charles Dickens. All in all well worth a visit

Thank Mike C
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Found this museum while in wisbech and thought we would pop in, staff really helpful nd informed us the best way to go round , lots of interesting things to see nd read which is all local information, would be good for small groups to...More

Thank Lindsey G
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

and it's free,though feel free to gesture a small donation if you feel fit to, this houses an amazing collection, in a beautiful setting , it has a very lovely vibe and is one of the few thing's left in wisbech that still has it's...More

Thank Alexander D
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debraulph
19 April 2017|
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Response from 13CHIPPY13 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry for the delay. They open Tues-Sat from 10-4pm. Well worth a visit and their website is brilliant.
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merle t
13 March 2017|
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Response from Fenlandier | Reviewed this property |
The museum has run a series of Sunday openings finishing soon.
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