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Bassetlaw Museum

Open Now: 10:00 - 16:30
Open today: 10:00 - 16:30
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So much for the kids to do, and it's free

Been a few times over the school holidays with the grandkids. The museum itself is interesting... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Retford, United Kingdom
Wonderful place

Lots of fabulous activities for the children during the holidays which are well advertised so you... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2018
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40 Grove Street, Retford DN22 6LD, England
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Been a few times over the school holidays with the grandkids. The museum itself is interesting, tidy and clean. The kids really enjoyed the classroom set ups, the old school desks (ahem, I used those when I was at school), the ink wells and knib...More

1  Thank CarolScr
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Lots of fabulous activities for the children during the holidays which are well advertised so you know in advance if it's free or requires payment. Wonderful, helpful staff that are organised and set out the activities very well. I have told all my friends and...More

1  Thank Claire1984H
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Well informed staff and good local exhibits and info. Lovely that it still exists in Bassetlaw with all the current cuts and pressures on finance. Must be preserved.

3  Thank Martin A
Reviewed 3 June 2018

access for disabled is limited to downstairs only this by right side door parking is limited as well

Thank robin k
Reviewed 31 May 2018

The museum is a testament to all small museum. Good displays, good flow, well presented. Ever show piece put a smile of my face.

2  Thank IainCoopsC
Reviewed 8 May 2018

As a frequent visitor to this wonderful museum I cannot recommend it highly enough! We often bring our 3 year old nephew and struggle to get him to leave! Each time we do different things from hide and seek in the garden to jigsaws in...More

1  Thank Helen T
Reviewed 1 April 2018

After reading comments on here me and my partner decided to give this museum a look, we did however leave feeling disappointed. The 5 rooms that were available to go inside were brilliant with lots of information but you can get round in less than...More

2  Thank mair0se
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Can highly recommend a trip to this museum. Lots of interesting items. A particular favourite was the Victorian Schoolroom. The whole museum was extremely educational and interesting for all age groups. Staff were very helpful and well informed.

1  Thank Jean L
Reviewed 7 December 2017

A good small town museum of the sort all small towns should have. Local history in down to earth displays. Great for children on a wet afternoon.

Thank hungryveganfamily
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Such a find. Situated in a lovely house, with grounds. This in itself would be worth a visit. Also a wide range of exhibitions - there really is something for everyone. Friendly staff, with local knowledge. Clearly a much loved place. And all for free.

1  Thank JaneBright
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