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Ampthill Micro-Museum

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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A great micro insight to Ampthill

Very informative with lots of interesting history. I really liked the way it's displayed. The... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2017
Louis J
Impressively respectful homage to local history

Having initially visited this impressive building to browse the wide range of fireplaces and stoves... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2017
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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7 Sep 2017
“A great micro insight to Ampthill”
30 Aug 2017
“Impressively respectful homage to local history”
Situated above Ampthill Fireplaces, the Ampthill-micro museum is the first of its kind in Bedfordshire. Detailing the past of our historic Georgian market town, Ampthill. The exhibition shows the history of the small Bedfordshire town all the way...more
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1 Bedford Street | Top floor, Ampthill MK45 2LU, England
+44 1525 841199
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

Very informative with lots of interesting history. I really liked the way it's displayed. The people are very welcoming. A great addition to Ampthill and well worth a visit.

Thank Louis J
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

Having initially visited this impressive building to browse the wide range of fireplaces and stoves on display, I was taken aback with the micro museum on the top floor. Apart from the pleasant distraction of shopping, I was astounded at the amount of care &...More

Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

Was visiting Ampthill Fireplaces and stumbled across Ampthill's veg own micro museum on the top floor. I'm a sucker for history, so loved the timeline and authentic WW1 plaque. Amazing!

Thank chrismhs
Reviewed August 26, 2017

Unlike the size of the museum itself, the history of Ampthill is far from small. A timeline of the towns history is presented upon the walls of the museum and a glass cabinet, encases artifacts which have been donated from members of the community. Being...More

Thank abbieb99
Reviewed August 25, 2017

Having not lived too long in the local area it is always interesting to learn about the history of local towns and villages. Ampthill's Micro Museum does just that - giving you snippets of key historical facts through the ages. For such a small town...More

Thank Tara H
Reviewed August 24, 2017

I dropped into the shop because I had been told about the museum by a friend. If you are a first time visitor to Ampthill, or you have visited but not strayed from the town centre, its a must. After visiting you can go and...More

Thank Steve O
Reviewed August 17, 2017

The museum may be small but it has an interesting time line and glass show case which help you to immerse yourself in the history of Ampthill, and helps you realise that in essence it is small but great things really do come in small...More

Thank theresegray7
Reviewed August 17, 2017

Highly recommend the micro musuem, to young and old, in words and pictures Ampthill's long history is revealed .As the name suggests, the micro-musuem is tiny but packed with facts, most of which I was not aware of,which surprised me having lived locally all my...More

Thank FunguyBedfordshire
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Although small, the micro-musuem was a very interesting place to go and see, was captivating to see how my local town has developed over 1000 years since 1089. Throughly recommend the micro musuem, to anyone who has an interest in local history.

Thank Jack J
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