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“A fantastic place to visit!”

The CM Booth Collection
Ranked #2 of 2 things to do in Rolvenden
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The main feature is the unique collection of Morgan 3 wheel cars, 11 are normally on display, dating from 1909 to 1935. Other vehicles include: 1929 Ford 'A', 1929 Morris Van,1904 Humber tri-car, 1936 Bampton Caravan, 1911 P&M m/c sidecar, 1911 Premier m/c. Bicycles and tricycles, displays of toy and model cars, surrounded with auto-mobilia.
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

I've passed here many a time on a Sunday when they are closed, but it was the first weekday I had a chance to visit. You enter through the antiques shop, where they have plenty of nice stuff, a lot of which is motor related. The motor museum is out the back, at what seems like the end of the garden.
However, don't be deceived but this, the museum is amazing. Jammed packed with not only a collection of rare Morgan Three wheelers, but some early motorcycles and tons of motor memorabilia.
You could spend an awfully long time here if you looked at everything in detail, or just pay a passing visit.
The £3.50 entrance fee is a bargain for what they have on display. To top it off we ended up buying a table and chair from the shop on the way out!
Well worth a visit, I'll be back when I have more time.

Thank Nick H
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Christopher B, Owner at The CM Booth Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2018

Hello Nick H,
A bit cold for your visit on Tuesday, pleased you enjoyed it in spite of the weather, and thank you for your comments..

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

What an amazing collection of not only the Morgan’s but of all the memorabilia. All the family loved the museum and the lovely little antiques shop. Well worth a visit.

Thank Chris E
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Christopher B, Owner at The CM Booth Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you very much for visiting our collection. Not too many visitors this time of the year braving the weather. pleased you enjoyed the visit.

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

A wonderful visit. The Morgan cars are quite fantastic in marvellous condition. What a delight and great range of types and styles. The old bikes and motorbikes add to the general visit. Not a lengthy one and one well worth a drive to discover.

Thank braithwaite12
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

We had never heard of the CM Booth collection until we were scanning Trip Advisor for attractions in the area, and as former Morgan car owners we decided to drop in on our way to the Kent & East Sussex Railway. Having never really left childhood behind, I've been to lots of motor and toy museums and this is one of the most charming and characterful. A cliché I know, but this is a true Aladdin's Cave, chock-a-block with motoring artefacts and memorabilia, not to mention the unique collection of Morgan three-wheelers. Hidden behind an antique shop on the road through Rolvenden, we missed it on the first pass - look for the Union Flags and park on the road outside. Pay your £3 entrance fee and ascend into nostalgia heaven.

1  Thank ALAN M
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Christopher B, Owner at The CM Booth Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Very good of you to give a report, thank you for your visit.

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Who could possibly know that behind this delightful little antique shop lay the wondrous world of The Morgan Collection. Morgans lovingly displayed in all their glory - and all things classic cars - an obvious life long passion of the owner and my goodness does it show! Model cars and trains, glass cabinets displaying all kinds of classic car stuff from pistons to fabulous shiny chrome car horns and just about everything you can imagine - marvellous to see!

Thank Diane F
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Christopher B, Owner at The CM Booth Collection, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thank you very much for your kind comments.

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