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Hidden but worth finding

Wish I had had more time to spend as this is really interesting and a real mix of exhibits... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Tiish
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Exeter, United Kingdom
Fantastic hidden gem!!

Stumbled across this lovely little place today after a stroll around the market. My two young... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
Zoeahc
via mobile
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29 Aug 2017
“Staff won't leave you alone”
27 Jul 2017
“Fantastic hidden gem!!”
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Silver Street | Thomas Whitty House, Axminster EX13 5AH, England
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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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