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Rutland County Museum

Catmos Street, Oakham LE15 6HW, England
+44 1572 758440
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Very interesting Museum

We visited the Rutland Country Museum during our stay and enjoyed around an hour wandering around... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
davidm3215
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Worthing, United Kingdom
Great exhibition

Great collection from the area worth the visit and very kind staff. It is a free museum. There were... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
Szabina T
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Kiskunhalas, Hungary
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Catmos Street, Oakham LE15 6HW, England
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+44 1572 758440
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Rutland Country Museum during our stay and enjoyed around an hour wandering around the exhibits and looking at all the old farm machinery, and items from times long since past. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Great collection from the area worth the visit and very kind staff. It is a free museum. There were some little games for kids as well.

Thank Szabina T
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

We visited hear after looking for something to do locally that all of the family would enjoy the youngest being 3 and eldest 72 ! The museum is spotless and clean with really good exhibitions. The staff are welcoming and friendly! Definitely recommend a visit.

Thank M H
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Excellent exhibits alongside concise and interesting information make this one of the best museums of its type that I have visited. The emphasis is on the history of rural life in Rutland, but there are fascinating side-issues such as the world champion pugilist fight in...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

A very interesting display of Rutland Rural Life. We were impressed by the historic artefacts and displays

Thank 380keith
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

We called in here on a wet afternoon and were really pleasantly surprised at this gem of a museum. It isn't rows upon rows of slightly boring exhibits but bite sized pieces of really interesting information, which is easily digestible and thoughtfully put together. Whoever...More

Thank JH41
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Housed in what was a military riding school,this museum shows Rutland's history from prehistoric times.There are many rural and agricultural exhibits and interactive activities for youngsters. It is also the local Tourist Information Centre.A bonus is that entry is free!

Thank Peter_B_8631
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

A very interesting museum where you can wander round at your leisure, don't forget to go outside to see the sweet garden and the farm vehicles, on a darker note, go and visit the Oakham gallows.

Thank Minimo M
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

I combined a visit to Rutland County Museum with Oakham Castle and Rutland Water. It was far better than I had expected. As you enter the building you are greeted with a small library and museum shop. Then you go into the first part of...More

Thank 2015jnottingham
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

Lovely little museum with lots to see, all housed in a gorgeous, huge barn. Combined with the town's library and and excellent information centre. And it's free!

Thank xydancer
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