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OLD AND INTERESTING

Well worth a visit to Axbridge , Quaint little market square with the timbered Lodge . So much... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2018
avrambler
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Bolton, United Kingdom
Interesting museum

This museum was really interesting, lots of information about the local area, including some... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2018
Joanna R
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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a visit as fairly close by, and as NT members there was no entry charge. It’s certainly a fine building with plenty of original fittings and structure in great condition. The interior is filled with a real varied mixture of artefacts and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018

Well worth a visit to Axbridge , Quaint little market square with the timbered Lodge . So much history about the lodge and the area. A step back in time. See also the old Almshouses next door, now a cafe.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank avrambler
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

This museum was really interesting, lots of information about the local area, including some archeological finds. It was just fascinating being in a building of that age and there were times walking around on the upper floors with the creaky floorboards that I wondered how...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Joanna R
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

Located in the picturesque town of Axebridge is this outstanding timber framed building which dates from 1460 and replaced a previous building from the 11th century. It is in remarkably good condition and is supposedly haunted! It is now owned by the National Trust and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

For a building of its age it's in seriously good condition. A word of warning the staircase is a challenge to get up, however worth the climb to see the artefacts and read the information about the skeletons on show. The museum is in centre...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kevind215
Reviewed June 10, 2018

This building is very old and still has it’s original twisted, found in the medieval town centre with a worn and slightly slanted staircase, you can see the craftsmanship that was put in when it was originally built. The teenagers were getting a bit bored...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Thisisour0pinion
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

Staying in Axbridge meant we could not resist a visit to St. John the Baptist Church and King Johns Hunting Lodge. It's worth looking up the details about the Lodge before visiting as it has some restrictive opening hours and there is a small charge...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Scene-set
Reviewed June 4, 2018

Whilst in Axbridge and as a NT members we thought we would have a look in the lodge to find a small interesting museum. Unfortunately we were short of time but wish we had spent more time finding out about the town and area, with...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Dun123
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Worth a visit to understand the history of Axbridge. The building is worth the visit although not anywhere near the oldest in the town it is nevertheless an experience. Some of the exhibits seem to be there to fill the space rather than of great...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank bdfarrant
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

King John's Hunting Lodge is owned by the National Trust and is let out to the Axbridge and District Museum Trust. The building was constructed around 1450 and has an interesting history. However, it has nothing to do with King John and, technically it is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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