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Staff I didn’t find friendly

It’s quite a small museum. I found the staff to be quite up themselves and not friendly... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
BlackKittens1990
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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Interesting museum.

Interesting museum linking local findings of archaeological history. Free entry for English... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
111TWIGAMINHAAFRIKA
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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The Alexander Keiller Museum is divided into two galleries, The Barn and The Stables. The Barn Gallery houses an interactive display setting the scene for life in the Neolithic and Bronze Age Avebury, and The Stables gallery has many artefacts from...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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High Street, Avebury, Marlborough, Avebury SN8 1RF, England
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+44 1672 539250
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent museum set in an old barn which has the original roof, an interesting feature in itself. This is a perfect addition to a visit to the Avebury Stones and Avebury Manor. Behind the museum is a nice cafe + toilets. Ideal for family...More

Thank Barry S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s quite a small museum. I found the staff to be quite up themselves and not friendly unfortunately.

Thank BlackKittens1990
Reviewed July 28, 2018

Interesting museum linking local findings of archaeological history. Free entry for English Heritage members.

Thank 111TWIGAMINHAAFRIKA
Reviewed July 23, 2018

It was ok - it was in 2 area. Could have been a bit more interactive for kids to explore and learn more.

Thank hammerfan1956
Reviewed July 10, 2018

The barn is super and then the story of the stone finds is very fascinating. Adults and kids will both enjoy

Thank Jacqueline B
Reviewed July 4, 2018

Alexandra Keiller is a very small museum located in a 17th century built stable barn, right next door to Avebury Manor. It predominantly contains information about the history of the Avebury stones and the person who saved them from destruction (apparently the locals used to...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

As National Trust members we had free entry, however we would have been disappointed if we had paid the museum entry. Not as impressive as the Manor House, gardens and the stone circle.

Thank elsmitty
Reviewed May 25, 2018

Provides local history especially the nearby Avebury circles. £4.50 for a museum that takes about 20 mins is a bit steep but if you take it as being for the upkeep of the museum and the area with the stones, even though you can walk...More

Thank Marion W
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

The Museum is in the stable block near to the Manor House. It contains the collection of Mr Keiller who restored the Avebury Stone Circle. While it is interesting and informative it is small. Takes about 20-30 minutes to visit.

Thank Nigel B
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

We visited as a family but found the entry fee so exorbitant that only one of us could afford to look inside. Frankly, the museum is small and not very informative. Definatly not worth the fee. I'm getting tired of national trust / English heritage...More

Thank Century C
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