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Hollytrees Museum

Castle Park, Colchester CO1 1UG, England
+44 1206 282940
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A Little Gem

Living locally I hadn't been here for years. It is a lovely little museum. Well set out, with lots... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sarah G
Little gem!

Visited with my 8 and 3 year old children whilst on a trip to the town centre. We all really... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Castle Park, Colchester CO1 1UG, England
+44 1206 282940
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Living locally I hadn't been here for years. It is a lovely little museum. Well set out, with lots of interesting information. Well worth a visit.

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my 8 and 3 year old children whilst on a trip to the town centre. We all really enjoyed it. We spent around 40 minutes walking around and really liked the dolls houses and clocks. The children both loved that there were things...More

Thank Amazamum
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Great place for all the family to enjoy and experience. Some very interesting exhibits with hands-on activities to make it fun for the children.

Thank freddiebooboo
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Whilst visiting Colchester Castle we decided to take a look at Holytrees as it was free. For such a small place they have managed to fit a fair bit in & interactive things for the children as well, in fact one of the rooms is...More

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This a fantastic piece of Victorian history all under one roof so much to see over three floors a beautiful place

Thank pharoah48
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This little museum is free admission and it really is like visiting the owners and their families, with home videos playing. Showing the kitchen equipment they used in the past. lots of information and fun things to discover for children too. The children's room, shows...More

Thank jacqueline B
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This quaint little museum is wonderful. Great piece of local history. Really interesting to see how a Colchester household in the Victorian times lived. Definitely see it. Free to enter, its a little gem!

Thank NamasteTia
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Lovely little museum with lots of interesting artefacts especially the beautiful locally made clocks. Friendly helpful staff & tourist information office.

Thank MrsB121
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I took my class of 12 children with special needs here last week. The visit was unplanned as we were just passing. Although the staff didn't know we were coming until we arrived they couldn't have been more helpful, even though they had an educational...More

Thank kenh0lmes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Hollytrees is a nice way to spend an hour. Its small, but well kept and has lots of small items to see. The childrens room and the clock room are highlights. As its right next door to the castle there is no excuse not to...More

Thank foulfaerie
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