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Very interesting history

Well laid out display and there is more to Axminster than you think. Very helpful and excellent... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sharondrh2006
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Helpful and informative

Wednesday 8th August, we were out and about exploring in Axminster and we visited this Heritage... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
David D
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Devon, United Kingdom
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3 weeks ago
“Very interesting history”
8 Aug 2018
“Helpful and informative”
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Silver Street | Thomas Whitty House, Axminster EX13 5AH, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well laid out display and there is more to Axminster than you think. Very helpful and excellent information on the local area

Thank sharondrh2006
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Wednesday 8th August, we were out and about exploring in Axminster and we visited this Heritage Centre. We were welcomed by a very friendly lady who advised us the the Centre was smaller than normal due to redevelopment and building works, due to be completed...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Went in to browse and pick up information. Unfortunately the staff seem to have told to harass everyone who ventures in. Everyone who came in was followed round and talked at. The minute anyone picked up a leaflet the staff explained what was unit. I...More

1  Thank Sheen W
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this lovely little place today after a stroll around the market. My two young daughter's and I were enjoying the first day of the summer holidays and decided to pop in here to see what was on offer. Lots of local history about...More

Thank Zoeahc
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Wish I had had more time to spend as this is really interesting and a real mix of exhibits sheddding light on this ancient town and environs. I had only heard of the carpets but there is much more history to explore and this is...More

1  Thank Tiish
Reviewed 12 September 2016

A very nice museum showing the interesting history of Axminster. Mainly focused on the Carpet making heritage, but also including other lesser publicised industries of Axminster. The museum is a very short walk from the bus stops and shops in the center of town. I...More

Thank Bassman-Peter
Reviewed 19 May 2016

We found this Museum by accident, tucked away near the Church in the centre of Axminster. Really interesting place showing history of carpet making in the town plus other history of surrounding areas. All well laid out with very helpful volunteers around to supply information.

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