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David P J Ross Magna Carta Vault

| Lincoln Castle, Lincoln LN1 3AA, England
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A slice of history

Housed in a vault for security the Magna Carta and Carter of the Forest are an important slice of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MisterD25
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Malton, United Kingdom
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Magna Carta

Enormous investment has been made in constructing this vault to ensure this priceless document is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
LincsHerbMaster
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Lincoln
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“doomsday book” (6 reviews)
“magna carta” (27 reviews)
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| Lincoln Castle, Lincoln LN1 3AA, England
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"doomsday book"
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"piece of history"
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"magna carta"
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"on display"
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"check online"
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"behind glass"
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"historical documents"
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"small cinema"
in 2 reviews
"lincoln castle"
in 8 reviews
"important document"
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"castle tour"
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"british history"
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"short film"
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"king john"
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"well worth a visit"
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"victorian prison"
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"forest"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Housed in a vault for security the Magna Carta and Carter of the Forest are an important slice of British history. We visited on a Sunday morning and were the only people in the place. The documents are kept behind glass with low light to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enormous investment has been made in constructing this vault to ensure this priceless document is protected, yet available for the public to view. The vault is built in between the Georgian and Victorian Prison building which itself is within the confines of the wall of...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great attraction within the Castle Museum with the Forest Charter and the Magna Carta on display with a curved screen film - all was great apart from watching the curved screen made me feel a bit strange!!

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Little pricey to get in, but if you're a history lover it's worth it. Has an informative video and you get to see original copies of the Magna Carta and Charter of the Forest. This place is state of the art for the exhibition of...More

Thank MrBrazil85
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

This is within the castle, but if you want to see the Magna Carta you should check online first, as it is not always there. Good film presentation about it, Very informative.

Thank Martin T
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

We have been lucky enough to have seen another copy of the Magna Carta, but it's always such a treat to see a document that not only helped shaped democracy, but is so old, fragile and incredibly written, with it's minute immaculate script on a...More

Thank MadamJosephine
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

A piece of living history. It boggles my mind that I am looking at a document that has shaped the course of social history that was drawn up and signed 800 years ago. Amazing that 4 copies survive, and wonderful to see that it is...More

Thank Zoltan G
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

When we visted the display also included the Domeday Book (temporary dispay so we were delighted to see two world famous historic documents at same time..

Thank carrolllindaw
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

visited the vault within the castle recently and was nothing other than impressed by the way it has been put together. the experience told the story of how and why the pieces of manuscript were put together our history the vault also offered a video...More

Thank LincolnRedimp
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

Second time visiting as currently housing Domesday Book too. I love the information on the wall. Takes some reading but stick with it even if you don't read it all

Thank sally m
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