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a thought provoking museum

This museum is small but very thought provoking. It highlights the vital work on those who went... read more

Reviewed June 28, 2018
philip709
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eastbourne
Wonderful memorial to Violette

This lovely small museu is well worth the visit as it is run by the lovely Rosemary Rigby M.B.E... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2018
Penwyllt
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Shrewsbury
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum is a short drive or walk from the Pilgrim Hotel. It usually opens once a week. It is in the garden of the house where Violette spent many happy holidays with her cousins. The lady who opens and owns the museum is very...More

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Reviewed July 16, 2018

Wonderful tribute to a brave hero. Service with famous people (including Virginia McKenna from Born Free) and retired Service Personnel. 1940s singer. Afternoon Tea provided by villagers. Access to the museum. Sunshine!

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Reviewed June 29, 2018

I took some friends from Holland and we were all delighted to meet Rosemary Rigby who was so interesting and willing to chat with us. Well worth a visit, will definitely go back on a cooler day!

1  Thank gloria p
Reviewed June 28, 2018

This museum is small but very thought provoking. It highlights the vital work on those who went unarmed into enemy territory at terrible risk, to with torture and inevitable death if caught. It is impossible to exaggerate the contribution that these brave men and women...More

1  Thank philip709
Reviewed June 25, 2018

This lovely small museu is well worth the visit as it is run by the lovely Rosemary Rigby M.B.E. who had devoted herself to keeping Violette's memory alive. Great connection with Violette as the house that the mseum is in the grounds of was visited...More

1  Thank Penwyllt
Reviewed April 24, 2018

We visited this museum in early April and found it to be a dedicated and very moving tribute to a brave lady. The owner keeps it in a building to the rear of her house and although quite small, it is full of interesting exhibits....More

2  Thank colin b
Reviewed June 11, 2017

If you are in the vicinity of Hereford,take the time to visit this quaint, very small museum, which is situated in the back garden of Ms Rigby. About the life and death of Violette Szarbo, WWII heroine, who worked with the French Resistance. Ms Rigby...More

3  Thank 356lynn1953
Reviewed March 27, 2017

I am so glad we booked to visit this museum and would strongly recommend it to anyone with an interest in World War 11 heroics and an hour or two available to learn the detail of the amazing life and exploits of Violette Szabo, You...More

3  Thank rick_poole
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

We only came across this due to finding a notice on a walking trial. So found more about it on the internet. Extremely interesting, Mrs Rigby the owner was very helpful & full of knowledge of Violette Szabo. The museum (small building) is in the...More

1  Thank SAMPLUM
Reviewed May 5, 2016

Rosemary Rigby is a lovely lady, well worth a visit for her knowledge and enthusiasm and determination that we should always remember Violette Szabo and what she did during the war. The museum is packed floor to ceiling with memorabilia, well worth the visit.

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