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Frogmore Paper Mill - The Paper Trail

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Came here on our 1st wedding anniversary and it surprised us how much goes into paper making... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gareth T
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Extremely enjoyable museum

The museum is extremely interesting, We learnt about paper making and the history of the mill. We... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
solange93
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Hertfordshire
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Frogmore Paper Mill is the world's oldest mechanised paper mill ... the birthplace of paper's industrial revolution. Operated by Apsley Paper Trail, a dedicated conservation and education charity, it is still a working paper mill but the emphasis is...more
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Frogmore Mill Fourdrinier Way | Apsley, Hemel Hempstead HP3 9RY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here on our 1st wedding anniversary and it surprised us how much goes into paper making. Really take it for granted.

Thank Gareth T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is extremely interesting, We learnt about paper making and the history of the mill. We saw a machine making paper and examples of the paper that was made now. Parts of the mill are as it was when the mill was fully operational,...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Part of a coach party that were given the opportunity to make paper, look at both a working small paper mill and a larger non-working mill as well as learning the fine art of Letterpress printing and to finish off a trip down the canal....More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Most interesting hands on experience, volunteers most enthusiastic and knowledgeable,loved having a go at paper making,learnt such a lot,and had a very enjoyable fish and chip lunch

Thank Judith M
Reviewed 21 January 2018

A really interesting museum. The tour covered both the history and scientific aspects of papermaking. Our tour guide's knowledge and enthusiasm made it a really enjoyable experience. We were not hurried through the museum and had lots of time to see the old machinery and...More

2  Thank VA1951
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Frogmore Paper Mill is a real treat for those who enjoy seeing how fine quality (e.g. art) paper is made and how the industry has evolved over the centuries in the UK and Continental Europe. The old machinery that now sits idle is fascinating. An...More

1  Thank stlamc
Reviewed 2 October 2017

On arrival into Hemel Hempstead, clear brown tourist signs directed us to the Museum, and adjacent excellent value (£1 for 3 hours) public car park, Our pre-booked tour on Sunday 1 October was conducted by Derek Pullen, and was engaging, informative and very well presented....More

Thank William R
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We all use paper everyday even in these digital days, as while one vaguely aware it made of trees most people including me only have a vague idea how it is made and this tour shows you how. You get to actually made your paper...More

1  Thank CharlesGraham79
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We took our teenage daughter for the 13 15 tour. The mill is only open to the general public on the first Sunday of the month. Our guide, Alan, was friendly, knowledgeable and interesting. We learnt a lot about the history of paper making and...More

1  Thank sandran713
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Visited as part of a group. A very interesting and enjoyable tour. Can't believe I never thought about going when the children were younger. Appeals to all ages. Absolutely fascinating. Will have to to go back to buy their glitter paper!

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Wrinklie26
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Response from MGAfan | Reviewed this property |
I can recommend the Paper Mill pub - I run an MG Club, and we're having our Christmas lunch there. The menu is good, and I'm fairly certain they have a Sunday lunch. Have a look at their website for details. If you go... More
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