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Dublin, Ireland
Great displays about Avebury Henge

Well thought out and informative displays about the Avebury Henge and local history, with plenty to... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2018
London, 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
High Street, Avebury, Marlborough, Avebury SN8 1RF, England
+44 1672 539250
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Full of information which helps the visitor to better understand the history of the Avebury sacred landscape from the earliest archaeological discoveries, to the management by the National Trust today. I thought it was relatively expensive, but worth it, once. You can always revive yourself...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

Well thought out and informative displays about the Avebury Henge and local history, with plenty to engage younger children. Good facilities and a cafe on site.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

My wife and I traipsed over to the Alexander Keiller Museum out of a sense of obligation. That we had national membership passes greased the skids a bit as well. The primary archeologist for all the area's impressive digs did a wonderful job of collecting...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

When visiting the stones and the manor a trip to this museum can be included. An interesting visual telling of the story and finds if the stones and the people who have worked there.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lusys2014
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Alexander Kellier Museum tells the story of the sites around Avebury. It explains, as best we know, why they were erected, and what purpose they served

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barry S
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BlackKittens1990
Reviewed July 28, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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