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Yet another visit

Came to bygones on the 10th Feb for yet another visit. Ive been coming here for years as I never... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
simon s
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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Birthday Party

This is the first time myself and husband have been to Bygones, our daughter had a school visit... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Snook01
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Came to bygones on the 10th Feb for yet another visit. Ive been coming here for years as I never get bored of the place. I love everything about the place even the smell!!! The only thing that ruined it for me this time was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank simon s
Richard C, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Many thanks for your return visits, we are delighted to hear you still enjoy the experience. Of course we do endeavour to update it and add new displays. We regret that on your most recent visit you felt it was noisy with a small group...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

This is the first time myself and husband have been to Bygones, our daughter had a school visit here in October 2018, which all the children found brilliant, it was the talk of the school for at least two weeks! We decided to book Bygones...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Snook01
Richard C, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Wow, what a super review! We are delighted to hear everyone enjoyed the party, particularly the Birthday Girl! We will pass your words on to Paula and Jo. We hope you will visit us again in the future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is just amazing, you can really see how much effort has gone into it all. We really enjoyed it all and would recommend for all ages!! And it's family run, so even more to love. We really couldn't believe how much stuff was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank hk881
Richard C, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for visiting and for the kind review, as a family business it is important to us to know our customers are satisfied... and yes I don't think we have much space left but we certainly do still add to it!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always wanted to have a look around Bygones. Well worth the wait. There was so much to see! Loved every minute of it. We will have to come back as ran out of time to stop for coffee

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Julia M
Richard C, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your visit and feedback, we hope to see you again, and for a stop in our station cafe!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first visit and well worth the time to go. Could have spent hours in here, so much to see and so many memories. So engrossed in the displays I didn't take any photos of the inside but there is just so much to see...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mag16_12
Richard C, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your visit and kind review, there certainly is a lot inside to see and immerse yourself in! We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good little museum, also offer a military discount. Nice for a short little pop in doesn’t take all day to explore but certainly worth a visit for a couple hours. Good fun would recommend.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AnthonyPS5
Richard C, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your visit and recommendation. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Could have spent hours in here so much to look at, took me back to my childhood, well worth a visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Richard C, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for your visit and feedback, we are glad to hear you enjoyed it. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very idiosyncratic museum packed with artifacts and so crowded with exhibits it is impossible to appreciate them all. Obviously the owners do not think less is more! Cafe, gift shop and toilets but no parking.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank KarenKew
Richard C, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are pleased to see you enjoyed your visit, the exhibits are quite full to the brim... as in the Victorian times that is how the shops would have been.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took a party of 80 people to Bygones in January, Rick and his team made everyone very welcoming. His Mum was there telling all our guests the History of Bygones, why they started it and how it become the great attraction it is today....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Richard C, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Desmond, many thanks for bringing all of your guests, we are delighted to hear they enjoyed it! As a family business it is important to us to treat our visitors how we would like to be treated ourselves!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really brilliant museum in wet or dry weather with lots of hits for history lovers and famines alike

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Terry B
Richard C, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for your visit and feedback, we hope to see you again!

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AuraUk
August 24, 2018|
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Hi, yes we are about a 3-4 minute walk away from each other!
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Emma W
April 3, 2018|
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Yes! We are completely dog friendly in the whole building, even in our cafe where the staff will find a seat that conforms to our health and safety. We get lots of dogs in (of course free of charge!). Hope to see you and... More
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Craig L
January 6, 2018|
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Hi, yes we recommend 1 hour to 1.5 hours but as you can see from all the other positive comments, many people spend longer as there is so much to see across the 3 floors!
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