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An interesting find

We found this small museum by chance and spent 2 hours looking around. There is plenty to see and... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
509christine
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Accrington, United Kingdom
Little gem

A fascinating and eclectic mix of Indian artefacts. Hidden away in Hendon Mill; easy to find with... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
pjuk12
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

We found this small museum by chance and spent 2 hours looking around. There is plenty to see and read about the period and it was very interesting. There are a lot of mementos and photographs included in the exhibits. Lots of military artifacts too....More

3  Thank 509christine
Reviewed 13 April 2018

A fascinating and eclectic mix of Indian artefacts. Hidden away in Hendon Mill; easy to find with your sat-nav.

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

My grandchildren really enjoyed looking round the museum, lots of good things to look at, the one item that really impressed them was the tiger skin.

Thank Terry T
Reviewed 14 July 2016

This museum is hidden away inside an old mill. The layout is fairly amateur and home museums of old were. But it contains lots of fascinating material and first hand accounts of events. Absolutely amazing

1  Thank Davancar
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

Love history. Love Asia. Found out some new information I never knew about india. Especially looking forward to visiting the country next year.

Thank Ben R
Reviewed 14 August 2015

We eventually found it on our second visit, there are no signposted to the museum, we had to ring up and were advised that it’s in Hendon Mill, it took a while to find Hendon Mill and the residents across did not even know if...More

2  Thank Sid S
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Thanks to the earlier reviews was able to find this little gem. Its not signposted, but is situated in Hendon Mill which is a storage company. As previous reviewer said, go into Reception office and they let you in. Well worth spending some time there...More

1  Thank Chris G
Reviewed 28 June 2015

This small museum is really delightful, it is all in one room, located on the first floor of Hendon Mill. They have a wide ranging collection of exhibits; anything at all really that is connected to the time the British were in India up to...More

3  Thank NowlookatmeBanburys
Reviewed 16 February 2015

This is the most interesting museum I have ever visited in my life. I have spent my whole life studying India; I spent 5 ravishing, remarkable, awe-inspiring hours patroosing the many, many artifacts and exhibits. These things must have been collected over many years; I...More

4  Thank Katrinajnelson
Reviewed 8 January 2015

The museum was originally in Colne, in 2004 it moved to nearby Nelson. Make sure you have the correct address, the museum is in Nelson. I followed an old address and turned up in Colne. Fortunately it was only a short bus ride away to...More

3  Thank HAJ K
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