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Wisbech & Fenland Museum

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Address: Museum Square, Wisbech PE13 1ES, England
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+44 1945 583817
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10:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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A great old fashion museum with many unexpected treasures.

This small local museum is worth visiting every few months. There are a range of treasures from all over the world. The staff are helpful and knowledgeable and can help you find... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Anna20202015
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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This small local museum is worth visiting every few months. There are a range of treasures from all over the world. The staff are helpful and knowledgeable and can help you find something new. During the school holidays they provide activities for children so there is always something to do.

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Thank Anna20202015
Wisbech, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

At first it seems very small and first exhibition is not something special. but when you pass that - it get's really interesting. There is all kind of material - from Egyptian mummy body parts and mummy cats to 20th centuries home tools. The best part - it is free. There is a souvenir shop when you enter/leave, but it... More 

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Thank ArturKarm
Bristol, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I remember museums like this ..... display cases packed full of exhibits with labelling that often leave you guessing. I was totally absorbed for over an hour and I know that when I go back I will see treasures that I've missed. The collection of porcelain figures is exceptional and the original Victorian interior is a joy in itself. Sadly,... More 

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Thank Curmo
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Had a job finding it at the start, but a lovely Eastern European man in a shellsuit, drinking a couple of cans of beer in the near by park gave me directions by pointing his finger. Got to say the Museum was wonderful though. Lots of interesting displays on offer. The mummified hand will give my 6 year old nightmares... More 

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Thank Possom1103
Tadcaster, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I really enjoyed looking round this compact museum. Some very interesting items in there. The small shop had some nice things and it was nice to chat to the Gentleman on the desk.

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Thank FaithyLambert
Spalding, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

A much loved local museum with a Welsh of exhibits lovingly displayed. Captures the enthusiasm and wisdom of its founders and its present supporters . A lovely setting for a museum at the hcentre of an overlooked but nonetheless fascinating town . Accessible and well used and free.

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Thank _dtjbhome
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

We read in the newspaper about the temporary insect exhibition at this place and so went along, we are fairly local but hadn't been before. We were not disappointed! You could spend hours in here, it's really interesting, you can read about drug use, see old teapots and stuffed animals...all sorts, mixed together so there's something of interest for all... More 

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Thank Trimbulum
King's Lynn
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306 reviews
145 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

A good old fashioned Victorian style museum with lots of objects on display in glass cages. Its not one of your bright new shiny places with digital interaction, although there are special events for kids and adults, such as a creative writing course. The fun is wondering what you will see next - the collection seems to cover every possible... More 

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1 Thank Jeff1903
Miami, Florida
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53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I came back to the town for a visit after many decades of being away. I remember being a 7 year old visiting the museum on a school trip. I partly went back in on memory lane trip and a curiosity trip. It really is a gem, amazing local artifacts and very helpful staff. My hour visit turned into three... More 

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1 Thank Nick2557
Summit, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Well worth the trip especially if you are visiting Peckover House. There is so much to see in this little museum as the collections span centuries. So many artifacts on show that were found locally will give you a real taste of life in the area from Roman to the present day. There is a little bit for every age... More 

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