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Still closed 11/10/18

There was a note on TA saying it would be closed for a couple of weeks from 20/9/18. However, as of... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
CaveatEmptor60
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A Real Treasure Trove

Just one afternoon wasn't enough to explore this amazing treasure trove. There's something for... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
Veronica L
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Due to unforeseen circumstances the museum will be closed from 20th. September 2018 for a couple of weeks. Please telephone prior to planning a visit. Stella & Dave Mitchell apologise to customers for inconvenience.
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The Old Market Hall Market Street, Craven Arms SY7 9NW, England
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All reviews three floors the owner well worth a visit self service couple of hours two hours her husband everyday items fascinating place certain age treasure trove trip down memory lane stair lift amazing collection hand written packed full different sections
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

Have visited this totally fascinating museum several times and brought a family member today who was visiting from New Zealand. Extremely disappointed to see it was closed due to Fire Officer issues. Owner, Stella, did open door to apologise and told us she would be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Stella M, Owner at Land of the Lost Content Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Sorry, As Stella stated unfortunately we will be closed until 1st. February 2019. I thought I had added previously to call before planning a visit. If I didn't I'm very sorry. We are very stressed at the moment, being closed is doing untold damage to...More

Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

There was a note on TA saying it would be closed for a couple of weeks from 20/9/18. However, as of 11/10.18, the museum remains “closed until further notice” - according to a sign on the door. We know it to be a great place...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank CaveatEmptor60
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Just one afternoon wasn't enough to explore this amazing treasure trove. There's something for everyone...my favourites: the newly weds' room of the 60's, the 70's construction toys, and the 60's Mondrian dress - wish I could have taken them all home. The 'Chuckie Chicken' display...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Veronica L
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Just so much to see, absolute visual overload. Brought back so many memories for me, my parents (80 years old) and their friends of 50 years. Astounded how Stella (owner/curator) could amass and display such a vast collection of ephemera. Loved the self service cafe!...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steven G
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Not everyone likes dusty, cluttered, almost claustrophobic corridors, leading in strict sequence over three floors to reveal a distinct vision of the twentieth century, warts and all. There is a definite theme here, encapsulated by the pun in the name of this unique museum. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Phlashmair
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Be prepared for lots of clutter but interesting childhood memorabilia if you are of the older generation. You will more than once say I had that or I can remember those.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Alemap60
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

What a great museum. Seems to capture all your memories of childhood. Loved the toys and tv areas the best. Will be returning.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Marky1974
Reviewed 21 August 2018

This museum is amazing. Its down a quiet side street and near a car park. The range of items is amazing, all displayed in many rooms in a large building. It is certainly a walk through time and I recognised many items from my childhood....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Travelholic72
Reviewed 19 August 2018

This is an amazing collection of things from our past. It has so overgrown its present location and deserves to be treated much more seriously than these eccentric enthusiasts can offer. Location is wrong, corridors are cramped verging on the dangerous although they have done...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John J
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Packed full with memories things you remember from your gran things you wore in your youth.Absolutely full of th i be you recognise

Date of experience: August 2018
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