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Great visit

The WW1 display was very good. The rest of the museum is worth a visit and the cafe in the stables... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Fantastic place

Lots going on always. Very friendly staff. Kids of all ages love coming here. Very good for school... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Ilkeston, United Kingdom
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High Street, Ilkeston DE7 5JA, England
+44 115 907 1141
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All reviews local history school holidays well worth a visit different theme school room little gem great place to visit victorian era local industry adults and children small space free entry market place few hours car park activities exhibits
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The WW1 display was very good. The rest of the museum is worth a visit and the cafe in the stables was welcoming.

Thank MarieB6025
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Lots going on always. Very friendly staff. Kids of all ages love coming here. Very good for school outings

Thank kaleymitchell2010
Reviewed 19 September 2018

We have been three times to this museum and I can truthfully say it’s amazing, we took our granddaughter in August she loved it, there was something to do or find in all the rooms, the staff are brilliant always smiling and can’t do enough...More

Thank Barbara j
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

If you haven’t been to this friendly museum then you must. Wonderful few hours for adults and children alike. In the holidays there are endless events (often free) for the youngsters Also now a very nice tea room

Thank DinagGO
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Not the biggest museum in the world but very interesting and taking two children age 11 and 10 can sometimes be quite hard to engage them but they had a treasure map to follow. Lovely coffee and cake which wasn't expensive and the staff were...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 6 August 2018

this local museum has many events throughout the year.lots of things for children in school holidays,at the moment there is a beach,it's a lovely giant sand pit with seating for parents to sit and watch the children.there are many events such as different crafts for...More

Thank shaz48
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Now I can easily tire of stuffy, lifeless museums that I'm expected to find interesting. But this one is different, and although the premises are small they've managed to pack in authentic reconstructions of domestic rooms, a schoolroom, and lots of absorbing material and artefacts...More

Thank lwward2017
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Having seen the sign on our way into town, we decided to visit said museum on the way back to the car park. Modestly situated, the grounds are pleasant, with a cafe we wished we'd found before lunch immediately to the right of the entrance....More

Reviewed 20 July 2018

A great museum lots to see & its free well worth a visit for any age they have outdoor things & special things

Thank shelton702
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Great afternoon having a walk round the museum , kids loved the 1950s shop and school room , Great to have such a great attraction on our doorstep

Thank Hannah2983
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