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A must visit, gem

Beautiful old romany caravans. Lovingly restored. Such a lovely lady who runs the museum and so... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
waccerwag
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Birmingham
Wonderful

Spent a wonderful two and a half hours here. A fantastic collection and tribute to the gentleman's... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Gracienan
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Driffield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful old romany caravans. Lovingly restored. Such a lovely lady who runs the museum and so interesting to talk to. Please make sure you put this place on your list of things to do, you will be amazed.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Spent a wonderful two and a half hours here. A fantastic collection and tribute to the gentleman's work. We were made very welcome by Mrs Margaret Boswell. The museum is packed with items, and the film is definitely worth watching for information and to see...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were part of a group visit and were fortunate to be shown around by Margaret Boswell, owner and curator, who told of the history of the Romany people and what life on the road was like. There is a wide range of Romany vehicles...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2018

It's a little hard to find but well worthwhile as it contains a wonderful selection of Romany caravans, assorted equipment and historical photos. The very friendly owner is on hand to explain the Romany way of life and answer any questions about the displays. Hot...More

3  Thank jane c
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit and see Some wonderful pieces of history and craftsmanship. Margaret Boswell is a lovely lady very passionate about the collection. we visited to see a wagon built by an ancestor and lovingly restored. Would recommend this museum to anyone.

Thank Ne I
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Visited the museum over the Easter weekend with my wife an absolute delight so much to take in. Amazing to think this was one mans life work keeping the Romany history, way of life and historical vans. Sadly Mr Boswell died recently I do hope...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Really interesting museum. Tells another side to Romany's. Amazing caravans (wagons). Sadly Mr Boswell passed away last year. We had a wonderful informative conversation with Mrs Boswell, she and her family are .keeping both the museum and traditions alive. There was a school trip there...More

1  Thank jflloydy
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Shown around by the lovely owner, who gave us an insight into the like of the Romany people. A privately owned museum of artefacts used by gypsies in the past, beautiful hand painted caravans each with a story. Well worth a visit and support to...More

Thank Callen888
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I'm a great fan of museums and especially those which are independent and perhaps house someone's collection of something out of the ordinary or unique. The Gordon Boswell Romany Museum is exactly that. In fact I think it is much more. Gordon Boswell (who sadly...More

2  Thank Ken C
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Came back again to see the vardos and other fascinating collections. Easy to find, masses of parking, toilets, cafe, make sure you watch the film too so you can make the most of your visit. Shocked to hear of the sudden death of Mr Boswell...More

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I was only a visitor so don't know all the times but they do have a website so suggest you check on there for opening times. We found our visit very interesting and the lady that owns it was lovely. Wear warm clothing though... More
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