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Interesting local memorabilia

Housed in a Tudor building on the High Street, this small museum is a credible volunteer effort... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2018
mrsagf
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washington dc
Fascinating historic exterior, shame the museum itself was closed

In Burford for lunch with friends and hoped to look round the museum, having heard about some... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2017
Nicholas H
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such an insight into the history of the locality with artefacts and info boards easily accessible, wheel chsir access may be a problem as I am not sure if there was a lift

Thank linda b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on a coach trip from Northamptonshire to Burford, and even though we arrived in the morning, a lot of us visited the Tolsey Museum once it opened in the early afternoon. There were 2 x coaches carrying 90 people. Although the museum is...More

Thank Sylvia W
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Wow, for such a tiny Museum this had a lot to offer there was plenty of information about the local area, check out the dolls house and the interactive screen which explains all about the local buildings. The volunteer on duty was very informative and...More

2  Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed February 17, 2018

Housed in a Tudor building on the High Street, this small museum is a credible volunteer effort. Local memorabilia faithfully collected and carefully displayed. Non-locals can find it charming for a quick visit, as we did.

Thank mrsagf
Reviewed October 20, 2017

Although only small and free entry it houses a wealth of information and well worth a visit if in the area

1  Thank Tonyholland233
Reviewed February 4, 2017

In Burford for lunch with friends and hoped to look round the museum, having heard about some interesting exhibits. Sadly, it is only open for the tourist trade in the spring and summer. But the setting is great, a truly historic building and we shall...More

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed November 16, 2016

This is only a small museum with exhibits which convey something of the local history. It also has a fascinating collection of samplers.

Thank tessa1963
Reviewed October 14, 2016

We spent an enjoyable hour or so in this small but fascinating museum full of local treasures and information about the local buildings. The museum has limited opening hours and is staffed by volunteers.

Thank suehowellya
Reviewed September 20, 2016

Having a nice stroll around this lovely town when we came across TolseyMuseum on the Main Street in a lovely old building, it is upstairs in a small area .lots off interesting old things relating to Burford including old documents , old industry tools for...More

2  Thank roy v
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Interesting things about Burford, love the old pictures and memorabilia ,we were lucky to spot it open.

Thank Linda B
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