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Quaint and friendly

This is a lovely little quaint and interesting museum and the staff are really helpful and friendly... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
Memory lane

A great place to visit very friendly and made to feel very welcome , a trip down memory lane... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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Brook Farm, | Buxhall, Stowmarket IP14 3DH, England
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 29 July 2013

This place has to be one of Suffolk's best kept secrets. Yes it's limited opening hours but the museum is on a working farm. This whole place exists because of the dedication & enormous hard work of the owners. This is history in its purest...More

8  Thank Alan B
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 8 June 2013

Lost count of the times I have tried to visit but they are never open - despite the notice at the bottom of the road that says OPEN! Such a waste of time.

6  Thank JayShaddy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a lovely little quaint and interesting museum and the staff are really helpful and friendly also they do a nice line in cakes.

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Reviewed 9 September 2018

A great place to visit very friendly and made to feel very welcome , a trip down memory lane. Followed by cup of tea and cake all home made

Thank salann
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Had a wander around here and took a trip down memory lane. There is a large amount of old machinery from hoovers to typewriters through to cars and tractors. It’s free to visit with donations taken towards the upkeep. An adjoining tea room serving lovely...More

Thank Winkywoo444
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Traditional english tea ròom...a Great place to stop woth a museum not to be missed..Nice people Great cakes and teapot

Thank martyn g
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

What a lovely little place. Nice little craft shop and tea room with the added bonus of a nice little museum full of well displayed interesting artefacts. The owners are just lovely people and had a nice conversation with the gentleman about his cars. Which...More

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This museum is crammed with items from the past ranging from farming, cars, machines and household items which will evoke memories from everyone's past. It's run by volunteers and relies on donations to keep it going. There's is a lovely tea-room serving teas, coffees and...More

1  Thank Maggs H
Reviewed 24 September 2017

You wont believe how much is on show in the Granary Crafts Museum. Items relating to local history, East Anglian agriculture, transport, the workplace and in the home. After have a look round there is an excellent cafe with properly made tea and cakes. If...More

Thank Ben C
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Found on tripadvisor before we travelled, so this is returning the favour in appreciation of its value. This is a volunteer site receiving and displaying so many items of yesteryear it's near impossible to try and provide a guide. Some displays are small but with...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We were staying with friends in Gt Finborough , we walked over the fields via a footpath to Buxhall. Our friends did not tell us what to expect so it came as a huge surprise just how many treasures were here. It's brilliant as it's...More

Thank Webbie62
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Only open on bank holidays and most weekends in season, so phone first before visit. This place is a secret gem , full of nostalgia and memories. Very suitable for all ages particularly those of a certain age who can remember the 40s, 50s and...More

Thank suffolkmayhew
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from Shepherd and dog Turn left after golf club, Brook Farm is at top of hill 500 yards