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Address: Church Street, Alton GU34 2BW, England
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+44 845 603 5635
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Tue - Sat 10:30 - 16:30

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A hidden gem

A hidden gem, a must for everyone, friendly ,relaxing and like i say a hidden gem in alton, easy parking nearby, free to get in, tearoom has lovely cakes

Reviewed 5 days ago
Helen H
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A hidden gem, a must for everyone, friendly ,relaxing and like i say a hidden gem in alton, easy parking nearby, free to get in, tearoom has lovely cakes

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Thank Helen H
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

What a treat. Friendly welcome, wonderful art and pottery. Even team and cake in small eating area. Garden is also worth a look.

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Thank David S
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

We went on a wet Feb day, they were welcoming and helpful. We had 11people in our party, with 4being small children. They let us have our picnic in their cafe as long as we bought some drinks. It was so relaxing. The gardens are delightful too.

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Thank Annie-maggie-moggs
Alton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

I find Allen Gallery a great place to view the amazing array of ceramics right up to modern works by Lucie Rie. The art nouveau tiles as a must to look at. The gift shop has interesting and well priced gift ideas. You can sit out in the garden and have tea and cake. The visiting exhibitions and local artists... More 

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Thank Gillanderss
Alton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

A very well run gallery worth a visit, very often there are evenings of talks, the Alton Brewery one very good, also the one on Alton, having lived here all my life still found out many interesting things. Also good to pop in for a tea/coffee and in the summer a lovely garden at the rear of the building lovely... More 

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Thank heidipuss
Alton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

A gorgeous gallery which display various mediums of work each month and quirky arty Bits you can buy. They also have a really lovely garden where they really do spend a lot of time maintaining it. You can also have a coffee ☕️ and piece of cake in the small seating area

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Thank Aprilpink
Ascot
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

This gallery/museum is situated just off Alton High Street & contains a large number of ceramics - tiles, pottery etc. It is arranged over two floor & there is also a separate temporary exhibition area on the ground floor where changing exhibits such as paintings & textiles are displayed. There is a peaceful garden at the back of the gallery... More 

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Thank David E
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Came here to meet a friend for tea and sat out in their beautiful garden full of flowers and herbs . The volunteers were so friendly and the location is amazing . It's like A little oasis in the middle of Alton

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Thank Ruthybab
Alton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 June 2016

As a museum, it's interesting if you like a cross section of ceramic history. As a gallery, it's small and the nature of the exhibition determines the value of the visit. But its best feature is the lovely, lovely garden at the rear with its sculptures, flowers, herbs. Visit that in the sunshine and your visit is well worth it.

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Thank bobsar2016
England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 April 2016

It is great that it is a free attraction but really it's quite small & if you were coming to visit Alton for the day it wouldn't be first on my list of 'must go to places.' Unfortunately someone was having CPR outside so that also dampened the mood when it came to looking round for us

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