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Bilsthorpe Heritage Museum

6 Cross Street, Bilsthorpe, England
+44 1623 871533
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Mining history at its best

My husband and I visited Bilsthorpe Heritage Museum yesterday 9th May. Both my brother and his son... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Winifred C
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Nottinghamshire
Interested in mining

First class place to visit the volunteers were ex miners and the tales they told the experiences... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2018
John C
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“mining” (8 reviews)
“colliery” (3 reviews)
“photographs” (2 reviews)
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6 Cross Street, Bilsthorpe, England
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+44 1623 871533
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited Bilsthorpe Heritage Museum yesterday 9th May. Both my brother and his son at the Colliery and my husband had worked at Harworth Colliery many years ago. We were given a very warm welcome and shown around by an retired surveyor...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

First class place to visit the volunteers were ex miners and the tales they told the experiences. These need to be recorded as one day there will be nobody to pass on the information. Then it will be a loss and just a exhibit only...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

A wonderful place to visit, full of Mining Memories from the village Colliery which stood for 70 years (1927-1997) run by local volunteers, some who worked at the mine, full of knowledge of the place they live and worked! Not only mining artefacts but displays,...More

1  Thank Peter S
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renate j, Director of Sales at Bilsthorpe Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Thanks for your great review Peter.

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

Bilsthorpe Heritage Museum is a small community museum run by friendly volunteers. The volunteers obviously love what they do, and this shows in the warm welcome, cup of tea and informative guided tour. The main focus of the museum is mining, and we were shown...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2016

nice there is something in the village that holds memories and my family members have contributed to these memories of items to add to collection.

1  Thank rebecca w
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Reviewed 19 November 2015

This venue is growing all the time, extending their displays in covering other subjects other than mining. There are a lot of household items from about the 1930-40's which are very interesting and a lot of surveying equipment. In the short time that this Heritage...More

1  Thank Sheila R
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Reviewed 15 November 2015

had a lovely time here with the family and her parents, the children seemed to be amused by it all great way to spend a rainy day!

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renate j, volunteer at Bilsthorpe Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2015

Thanks for taking the time to write a review.It is appreciated very much by all our volunteers who work tirelessly to keep the museum running.

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Reviewed 11 November 2015

We arrived at the venue and found the entrance with ease.We where greeted with a friendly smile and a welcome hand shake. The gentleman that showed us round was very knowing and interesting and made the tour very good we where offered several cups of...More

1  Thank William R
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Reviewed 8 September 2015

I went with my youngest son about a year ago. We are not a mining family but are only in Nottinghamshire because my Great Aunt moved here from Derbyshire to be Head Nurse at Bilsthorpe Pit. Treated like Royalty on our visit, really enjoyed the...More

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renate j, Bilsthorpe Heritage Museum at Bilsthorpe Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2015

Thankyou for taking time to give us a review.It is much appreciated .We aim to greet all visitors with a smile and a cuppa.

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Reviewed 21 June 2015

Being from Bilsthorpe originally I was determined to pay a visit whilst in the area visiting my Dad who lives in a nearby town. So hubby and I popped over intending to spend an hour or so there. The welcome we received on arrival was...More

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