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Rutland County Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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More Interesting Than Expected

I would probably have opted out of this visit with my wife if entry had not been FREE and the staff... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Fantastic Find

What a fantastic museum , we were looking for something to do on a rainy afternoon in Oakham, so... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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“riding school”(3 reviews)
Rutland County Museum & Visitor Centre is the perfect introduction to England’s smallest county. ADMISSION IS FREE! Our many displays & exhibits from our Collections include: Archaeology Rural trades and rural life including: Brewery...more
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Catmos Street, Oakham LE15 6HW, England
+44 1572 758440
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I would probably have opted out of this visit with my wife if entry had not been FREE and the staff had not been so welcoming. I'm glad I didn't. It's a lovely museum which can be enjoyed over about an hour if you want...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic museum , we were looking for something to do on a rainy afternoon in Oakham, so pleased we found this museum . It's free entry and is very impressive lots to do for all ages and great fun trying out the games...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to be taken back in time,please visit this museum. I just love coming here,so much to see,and the staff are so informative.

Thank freddiedoncaster
Reviewed August 24, 2018

Went here with my grandchildren. We found it very interesting and well stocked. A good little shop with a variety of souvenirs too. Well worth the visit.

Thank suemarb
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Free museum telling the history of Rutland and its people. All sorts of agricultural machinery as well as things used in everyday life. Quilt exhibition very good. Staff very nice, lots to interest children

Thank Chrisgale
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Very interesting exhibits and history of Oakham, mostly of rural interest, which you would expect, being in Rutland. Very good display of quilts when we were there. And there is no entrance fee.

Thank Barry C
Reviewed April 29, 2018

We visited the Rutland Country Museum during our stay and enjoyed around an hour wandering around the exhibits and looking at all the old farm machinery, and items from times long since past. Highly recommended.

Thank davidm3215
Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Great collection from the area worth the visit and very kind staff. It is a free museum. There were some little games for kids as well.

Thank Szabina T
Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

We visited hear after looking for something to do locally that all of the family would enjoy the youngest being 3 and eldest 72 ! The museum is spotless and clean with really good exhibitions. The staff are welcoming and friendly! Definitely recommend a visit.

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Reviewed October 17, 2017

Excellent exhibits alongside concise and interesting information make this one of the best museums of its type that I have visited. The emphasis is on the history of rural life in Rutland, but there are fascinating side-issues such as the world champion pugilist fight in...More

Thank mikebutler46
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Gary H
July 5, 2018|
Response from Robert C | Property representative |
Hello Gary, many thanks for your question. Admission to the museum is free! Best wishes