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A very small museum in a 17th century built stable barn

Alexandra Keiller is a very small museum located in a 17th century built stable barn, right next... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael T
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Melbourne, Australia
Nothing new

As National Trust members we had free entry, however we would have been disappointed if we had paid... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
elsmitty
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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The Alexander Keiller Museum is divided into two galleries, The Barn and The Stables. The Barn Gallery houses an interactive display setting the scene for life in the Neolithic and Bronze Age Avebury, and The Stables gallery has many artefacts from...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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High Street, Avebury, Marlborough, Avebury SN8 1RF, England
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+44 1672 539250
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The barn is super and then the story of the stone finds is very fascinating. Adults and kids will both enjoy

Thank Jacqueline B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Alexandra Keiller is a very small museum located in a 17th century built stable barn, right next door to Avebury Manor. It predominantly contains information about the history of the Avebury stones and the person who saved them from destruction (apparently the locals used to...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As National Trust members we had free entry, however we would have been disappointed if we had paid the museum entry. Not as impressive as the Manor House, gardens and the stone circle.

Thank elsmitty
Reviewed 25 May 2018

Provides local history especially the nearby Avebury circles. £4.50 for a museum that takes about 20 mins is a bit steep but if you take it as being for the upkeep of the museum and the area with the stones, even though you can walk...More

Thank Marion W
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

The Museum is in the stable block near to the Manor House. It contains the collection of Mr Keiller who restored the Avebury Stone Circle. While it is interesting and informative it is small. Takes about 20-30 minutes to visit.

Thank Nigel B
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

We visited as a family but found the entry fee so exorbitant that only one of us could afford to look inside. Frankly, the museum is small and not very informative. Definatly not worth the fee. I'm getting tired of national trust / English heritage...More

Thank Century C
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

This is a small but interesting museum that tells a good story about the area and it's neolithic inhabitants and doesn't try to be more than it is. As part of a visit to the entire complex of Avebury it fulfills its role well.

Thank Alan1fromOz
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Keiller's work was not without controversy, but I thank him every time I go to Averbury. I'd not visited the museum before but had only read of his work. You need to place to give some context to what you see outside. My only grip...More

Thank OlVirginny
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

This museum gives some background to the history surrounding the Avebury Stones it’s small and won’t take long to visit but has some fascinating finds.

Thank Rosie T
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Welcoming and knowledgeable staff and likeable displays. Lighting could be better - trendy, but not fully able to see writing!

Thank steveandtish
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