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Morpeth Bagpipe Museum

The Chantry | Bridge Street, Morpeth NE61 1PJ, England
+44 1670 500717
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Nice little museum ruined by tech. failure

A fascinating if very small museum, of interest to anyone interested in music or in this part of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Really Quirky

By the Bridge in ever popular Morpeth it is somewhere everyone should visit if in Morpeth. The... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017
Philip B
Morpeth, United Kingdom
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The Chantry | Bridge Street, Morpeth NE61 1PJ, England
+44 1670 500717
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A fascinating if very small museum, of interest to anyone interested in music or in this part of the country. However, its attractiveness is massively reduced now as none of the audio equipment works - recordings, headphones, demonstrations etc etc, and we were told this...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2017

By the Bridge in ever popular Morpeth it is somewhere everyone should visit if in Morpeth. The subject matter may seem strange in England for a museum, but it is so interesting . treat yourself and visit. Good carparking over the mini roundabout to the...More

Thank Philip B
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I visited here as new residents to the area. I was a little sceptical about wether I would really find the content engaging but I was totally wrong. The museum is very well laid out and very informative, as the saying goes,...More

Thank June G
Reviewed 13 December 2016

On a visit to Morpeth we popped in to this unique museum. There is something here of interest to anyone with an interest in music. The building in which it is housed is also a Tourist Information office and Shop which held some nice gifts...More

Thank wiltsmum52
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

If you like bagpipes then go, you'll love it. If you don't like bagpipes then don't.... And definitely don't photograph anything!

Thank danglemoongroup
Reviewed 16 November 2016

At the risk of alienating everyone of Scots and Irish descent, I have to say, right off, that the skirl o' the pipes leaves me cold, so I had to be dragged almost kicking and protesting into this museum. Pleasantly surprised to find that there...More

Thank angry_mutant
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Museum was very interesting and the craft market had an excellent selection of local crafts on display and for sale.

Thank David W
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Visited again (last visit 15yrs ago) really fascinating little museum. Sadly the earphones still not working which means much of the enjoyment was lost- a real shame. It was still great in a nice little town- and is free to visit.

Thank 291anita
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Very interesting place very informative and well laid out .A lift is available for those who are not very mobile .

Thank Lesley M
Reviewed 30 June 2016

This interesting museum is just one of a number of activities in the lovely and historical building. The bagpipes on display are varied and fascinating, representing the local ones but additionally those from around the world. The tourist office is also located here as is...More

Thank permia
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