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Tolsey Museum

126 High Street, Burford OX18 4QU, England
+44 1993 823196
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Interesting visit

Wow, for such a tiny Museum this had a lot to offer there was plenty of information about the local... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Stephanie B
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Weston-super-Mare, England, United Kingdom
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Interesting local memorabilia

Housed in a Tudor building on the High Street, this small museum is a credible volunteer effort... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2018
mrsagf
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washington dc
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126 High Street, Burford OX18 4QU, England
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+44 1993 823196
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Wow, for such a tiny Museum this had a lot to offer there was plenty of information about the local area, check out the dolls house and the interactive screen which explains all about the local buildings. The volunteer on duty was very informative and...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Housed in a Tudor building on the High Street, this small museum is a credible volunteer effort. Local memorabilia faithfully collected and carefully displayed. Non-locals can find it charming for a quick visit, as we did.

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Although only small and free entry it houses a wealth of information and well worth a visit if in the area

1  Thank Tonyholland233
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Reviewed 4 February 2017

In Burford for lunch with friends and hoped to look round the museum, having heard about some interesting exhibits. Sadly, it is only open for the tourist trade in the spring and summer. But the setting is great, a truly historic building and we shall...More

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Reviewed 16 November 2016

This is only a small museum with exhibits which convey something of the local history. It also has a fascinating collection of samplers.

Thank tessa1963
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

We spent an enjoyable hour or so in this small but fascinating museum full of local treasures and information about the local buildings. The museum has limited opening hours and is staffed by volunteers.

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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Having a nice stroll around this lovely town when we came across TolseyMuseum on the Main Street in a lovely old building, it is upstairs in a small area .lots off interesting old things relating to Burford including old documents , old industry tools for...More

1  Thank roy v
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Reviewed 19 September 2016

Interesting things about Burford, love the old pictures and memorabilia ,we were lucky to spot it open.

Thank Linda B
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Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Opening times limited to afternoons. Interesting if you like local history. Some of the names will mean more if you get a free town trail from tourist information for background. There is a huge dolls house which is always a feat of creativity but other...More

1  Thank L R
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

We popped in on the off chance not expecting it to be that interesting. From the outside it was not clear what the them of the museum was. It is about the history of Burford and how fascinating it was. Whilst it is small it...More

Thank ilovediningout
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