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Lovely bit of North London history

Lovely old house, once a school run by Rowland Hill of the stamp fame. I remember stories of Robert... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rhondajune
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Interesting local museum in a picturesque park

Free entry. A lot of local history in Rowland Hill’s (post office founder) school. Art and... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2018
Rhondajune
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Northwood
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Bruce Castle Museum Lordship Lane, London N17 8NU, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely old house, once a school run by Rowland Hill of the stamp fame. I remember stories of Robert the Bruce from my childhood. Tottenham and local area museum set in a pleasant park. The postal museum part was closed. Very interesting place with nice,...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Free entry. A lot of local history in Rowland Hill’s (post office founder) school. Art and artefacts. Friendly staff. Postcards and books for sale. Lovely old building which tells a tale or two! Also houses post office museum and Haringey archives(closed today). Set in a...More

1  Thank Rhondajune
Reviewed 6 February 2018

I just paid this museum a short visit as I was passing, but would be worth a longer stay. Lots of detailed local history in several rooms over 2 floors, housed in an attractive building.

2  Thank Yvonne749
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Took a group of 14 to visit the Museum and Park, most for the first time. Everyone was impressed with this special and mostly little known treasure full of history and contemporary interest. Two said they had revised their view of Tottenham and would come...More

3  Thank Alison W
Reviewed 8 April 2017

I have passed by this location many times but never thought it had much to offer. Boy was I wrong. I don't tend to be a museum person but I was overwhelmed by the contents, so much so, for reasons I can't explain, I did...More

6  Thank SaintCas
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Bruce Castle is a 16th century former manor house in Tottenham. Which was originally known as ‘Lordship House’. Bruce castle declared as Tottenham’s first public museum in 1906. This lovely local museum has thousands of objects in its collections. The museum now covers the history...More

8  Thank Rubaiyat E S
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

The museum is not big but it is an excellent way to spend an hour. It covers mostly local history but I found the story about lady Constantia quite fascinating. It is said that she jumped off the balcony an haunts the castle to date,...More

6  Thank Robert D
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We were directed to Bruce Castle Museum by the library, hoping to find information about some of the iconic housing estates in Haringey (which we did). It was a great find: lots of info about life in Haringey during the wars, Roman finds, South's pottery,...More

4  Thank Sheila S
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Interesting displays and books. The museum is in a nice large park. Have an association with Tottenham /Harringay so it was good to have a look at various photos and artefacts from the past. The museum isn't very interactive but there are dressing up things...More

3  Thank Ruth O
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Popped into here today. The exhibits could be arranged chronologically better but I still enjoyed browsing the panels and glass cases. Lots of local history mementos on display in the first room that you walk into. The castle's history was laid out in another room,...More

5  Thank genibre69
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