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Bagshaw Museum

Woodlands Road | Wilton Park, Batley WF17 0AS, England
+44 1924 324765
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Friendly staff outdated displays. There seemed to be very little in the collection. More posters... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2018
Ian R
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Christmas Trail

My four year old daughter always enjoys visiting this museum, in particular the Egyptian room. She... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2017
AnnabelCelia
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Batley, United Kingdom
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Where else can you hear Shirley Bassey sing and come face to face with the ancient Egyptian dead? Explore the world and local history in this magnificent Victorian gothic mansion, set in 36 acres of stunning park and woodland.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Woodlands Road | Wilton Park, Batley WF17 0AS, England
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+44 1924 324765
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

Friendly staff outdated displays. There seemed to be very little in the collection. More posters than artifacts. I allocated 2 hours to view and was out in 20 minutes!More

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Emma C, other at Bagshaw Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thank you for your kind comment about our friendly staff. However, we’re sorry to hear that you were disappointed by your visit. Bagshaw Museum isn’t a large building but it has nine separate exhibition spaces and displays a wide range of wonderful objects from around...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2017

My four year old daughter always enjoys visiting this museum, in particular the Egyptian room. She has recently enjoyed completing the Halloween trail and Christmas Trail. Its also nice to warm up with a cup of tea after walking through the park.

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Emma C, Cultural Engagement Assistant at Bagshaw Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2017

Thank you for your review, it's nice to hear your daughter enjoys the trails and that you enjoy a nice cup of tea!

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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Great building with some fantastic heritage, but the displays don't appear to have changed in years. Which is a shame.

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Emma C, Cultural Enagement Assistant at Bagshaw Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you for your review about our great building.

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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We arrived and they were expecting half the amount of children that turned up. They put us into one room with a lady who kept the children entertained with the embalming process. The children loved it. They made telephone calls where various people turned up...More

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Emma C, Cultural Engagement Officer at Bagshaw Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thank you for your review. Apologies for the mix up over numbers, I'm glad they were able to sort out extra help and the visit was not affected. Hope you book again.

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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely place to take the kids to learn about our past. Plenty for the kids to do and see . The staff are helpful and pleasant you can even have a cuppa. Worth a visit.

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Emma C, Cultural Engagement Assistant at Bagshaw Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thank you for your review. Glad to hear the children enjoyed their visit and we hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Visited the museum today with family very helpful and friendly staff, even though it's small it crams a lot of very interesting sites to see and has some great stuff for kids including dressing up, we followed this up with a picnic near the lake,...More

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Emma C, Cultural Engagement Assistant at Bagshaw Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thank you for your review, pleased to hear you had a good day.

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Reviewed 6 July 2017

Bagshaw Museum is at the top of Wilton Park, so if you want a walk up a steep hill, then park in Wilton Park and enjoy a woodland walk. However, if a steep walk is not your thing, then use the car park and enjoy...More

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Emma C, Cultural Engagement Assistant at Bagshaw Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thank you for your detailed review - we hope to see you again.

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Reviewed 1 June 2017

...a local attraction we first visited a few years ago..decided to look again and it was worth it...friendly staff and lots to see plus it's FREE...check it out!

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Emma C, Cultural Engagement Assistant at Bagshaw Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Thank you for your review, pleased to hear you have made a return visit.

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Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Although not very big it's free and well worth a visit The staff were so helpful and love children The grounds are beautiful I would suggest parking free at the house we parked free at the bottom in Wilton park and walked up which is...More

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Emma C, Cultural Engagement Assistant at Bagshaw Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Thank you for your review, pleased to hear that the staff were helpful.

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Reviewed 3 May 2017

I personally love this museum. The building is stunning and I was completely drawn to the massive clock on the outside and entrance hallway is stunning. The museum gives you the opportunity to peek into a wide variety of cultures. The Egyptian gallery is completely...More

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Emma C, Audience Development Officer at Bagshaw Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you for your review, so pleased to hear you love our museum and that you managed to find us!

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