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An informative visit

Well worth the £5 to get in as it showed the amazing history of the archaeology of the place... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2017
Andrew C
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Day out

We had been here before. Many years ago. The place needs a revamp Some of the things don't work... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2017
Abingdon, 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 September 9, 2017 via mobile

Well worth the £5 to get in as it showed the amazing history of the archaeology of the place. Alexander Keiller was a man full of energy and it shows in the huge effort he made to restore and understand the Avebury history. Worth looking...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

If you're prepared to spend £10 per head to walk round then knock yourself out.. No way would I pay such an extortionate price to walk round a basic museum.

Thank Sapphire D
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

We had been here before. Many years ago. The place needs a revamp Some of the things don't work Lights on the model don't work ! looking very tried Ok for info.

Thank suemorrissuk07
Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

The museum offers an insight into how the stones were discovered and the work into it by this man and his team. This museum and the adjacent barn are the information depositories of the stone circle and a visit is recommended to have a better...More

Thank Ntrekker
Reviewed August 24, 2017

Small display in a large barn. Worth a visit to learn about the area and hands on displays. Well presented and interesting.

Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

Good interpretation of the local ancient monuments. Child friendly! But the star is the barn itself if you look up at the structure.

Thank westwalesfoodie
Reviewed August 21, 2017

This museum is great for scene setting before your visit. It tells the story of a keen archaeologist. I felt the lighting was a bit dim and it was very limited but worth a look in.

Thank GlasgowWinenut
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Although interesting, some of the exhibits I found a little hard to see how it fitted in. Would of been better for more about the area was fascinating about the dark side of Avebury as well as the historical archaeology

Thank Kande11
Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

A small museum but worth looking at for the history of the stones - although you'd do much better going on one of the organised walking tours.

Thank Chris L
Reviewed July 18, 2017

This museum is sited in a huge barn. Lighting is quite dim due to the barn being home to 5 different species of bats. There is lots of information relating to Alexander Keiller and his archaeological exploits. Also many of the exhibits areof the tangible...More

Thank BazzaSwindon
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