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Review of Athelstan Museum

Athelstan Museum
Ranked #3 of 10 things to do in Malmesbury
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Athelstan Museum is always worth a visit but even more so at the moment as my Village has an exhibition there on its History. The History group has gathered together an impressive display........ a MUST SEE!

Thank Anthony J
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

A lot of local information can be found here. a lot of information on King Athelstan, since Malmesbury was his favorite place. It is on the town square and we parked right next to it. The attendants were most helpful.It is free and has some good madels of the abbey.

Thank Owenthomas
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Accepting donations. A lot of information packed into a small place. Interesting exhibits, some change and some stay the same, but always interesting and informative.

Thank walking4beer
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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Athelstan Museum is a lovely little museum that covers the history of Malmesbury beautifully and is well worth a visit. The volunteers who run it are also incredibly knowledgeable and friendly.

Thank Tom_Blancmange
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

We visited malmesbury on a Saturday afternoon and were pleased to see there was a local museum open. The museum is free, but donations are needed towards the upkeep. It is on 2 floors, with a great model of the abbey and area. There are so many interesting facts about places in the area, it makes you want to look for them in the town afterwards! The volunteers are really enthusiastic and so knowledgeable. A must if you're in the area. There are a lot of thongs to keep the children busy too.

Thank andrea d
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