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Museum in the Park

Stratford Park Stratford Road, Stroud GL5 4AF, England
+44 1453 763394
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Totally unexpected!

We had a day out on the bus to Stroud. We asked the bus driver what are the best attractions in... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2017
Michael A
Gloucester, United Kingdom
Small but perfectly formed.

In my time in Gloucestershire I had not been here before. They were running a paleontology and art... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
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This family-friendly museum, located in a scenic park, chronicles local history and family life on the Cotswolds Hills plus exciting displays including dinosaurs, Roman altars and landscape paintings.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“walled garden” (19 reviews)
“local history” (16 reviews)
Stratford Park Stratford Road, Stroud GL5 4AF, England
+44 1453 763394
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

We had a day out on the bus to Stroud. We asked the bus driver what are the best attractions in Stroud & he suggested the Museum in the Park, set in the beautiful grounds of Stratford Park, so we went there. This Museum has...More

1  Thank Michael A
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

In my time in Gloucestershire I had not been here before. They were running a paleontology and art exhibit during half term and this was tied into many other related activities for young and not so young. They have a series of galleries one of...More

Thank 820rosies
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The Museum in the Park is a fabulous asset, to Stroud, and is somewhere which I frequent often as a Stroud resident; quite often with my 11 year old daughter. Housed in the magnificent grounds of Stratford Park, this old mansion house hosts an extensive...More

Thank Madasamattarch
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Nice location in Stafford Park. A good sized museum with friendly and informed staff who were very helpful. The children enjoyed doing the trails and quizzes which was educational while keeping them entertained. Recommend you read Lawrence Lee's school report in the school room!

Thank Crtandnrt
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Set within a large historic estate and gardens, this Museum always has fabulous exhibitions, activities for kids and families, and now a superb walled garden and visitors centre. I cannot recommend this civic space and art centre more highly. It is great for kids of...More

Thank Aulani M
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We're really proud of this museum and its recently developed garden. My husbands mother was a volunteer at the old museum in Stroud and the 'new' museum is a credit to all those who have worked so hard to make it brilliant! The textiles exhibition...More

Thank Alison B
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The Museum in the Park's permanent displays always afford interest and pleasure, the newly created walled garden is a delight. So the temporary exhibition programme in is surely the icing on the cake – the excellent current one of the work of professional textile artists...More

Thank Amy A
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Stroud museum is a fantastic place to visit , great for all ages. It is free and there is always a visiting exhibition. Workshops are held, see Stroud District Council website for what is happening. Laurie Lee is featured, he lived in Slad Valley, visit...More

Thank 177martynh
Reviewed 28 March 2017

A great museum of Stroud and its locality and sits within Stratford Park. Always different exhibitions and displays to see. The newly refurbished walled garden is going to be very good when planting has really established. Suitable for wheelchairs with slopes as well as steps....More

Thank Maple56
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The building itself is beautiful and the modern extension works very well. The museum has loads of exhibits and focuses on the local area showing the progression through time. It is very well laid out and the written detail is precise. We were very impressed....More

Thank KRH77
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Bartek G
31 May 2017|
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Response from Maple56 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is wheelchair accessible. Also they have a new walled garden which also has ramps.
3 May 2016|
Response from Aulani M | Reviewed this property |
the museum and garden are both free