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Redfern's Cottage Museum of Uttoxeter Life

Closed Now: 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Open today: 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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A snapshot of Uttoxeter's past!

We came across this quite by chance while having a walk around the town during our stay. What a... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2014
Aintree Village
Very informative

Very interesting and worth a visit if you are in the area. Run by volunteers who were very helpful... read more

Reviewed February 2, 2014
Colette M
Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
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13 Sep 2017
“So Much Potential ...”
26 Jul 2016
“Canal look”
Small but perfectly formed 17th century house museum with seven different period rooms and galleries to explore. A home for Uttoxeter's stories!
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34-36 Carter Street, Uttoxeter ST14 8EU, England
+44 1889 567176
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Reviewed September 13, 2017

A tremendous amount of hard work has been put into the Museum in lottery bids etc for which the Charity must be applauded, and the fact the museum has been saved from being lost. However, it still suffers at the moment from inadequate opening hours...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank David D
Reviewed July 26, 2016

It seems that the volunteers on duty when I went were not aware to much of uttoxeters links to the canals.And so my questions could not be answered.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed August 2, 2015

Called here while staying close by. Met by a lovely lady who gave us a brief history and a guide leaflet then left us to explore. Very interesting building with items to read and see . It would be difficult to climb the narrow steps...More

Date of experience: August 2015
3  Thank pam612015
Loleywb, Manager at Redfern's Cottage Museum of Uttoxeter Life, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2015

Thanks for the great review and donation. We're glad you enjoyed your visit. You are right it is difficult for people with mobility difficulties to get upstairs but we are planning a major re-vamp soon which will mean more to see on the ground floor....More

Reviewed April 6, 2015

I visited today (Monday 6th April), as I haven't been since i was a child with school, so over 10 years ago. There was a very helpful young lady, who was the curator, who was able to provide information about the museum, as it has...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Karl S
Loleywb, Manager at Redfern's Cottage Museum of Uttoxeter Life, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2015

Thanks Karl for your lovely review, so glad you enjoyed your visit and keep an eye on our website for upcoming events which I think you'll enjoy.

Reviewed October 7, 2014

We came across this quite by chance while having a walk around the town during our stay. What a unique piece of living history. So much information, artifacts and an informative glimpse into the past of this lovely place. The house is like the Tardis...More

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank Reptonite3
Reviewed September 28, 2014

Loved this place called on one heritage free day and did not think it would suit the both of us, the place was doing tours so we just tagged along behind them will definitely call again

Date of experience: September 2014
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Reviewed May 24, 2014

This small half timbered building in the centre of Uttoxeter is a unique example of our countries historic past.Its a series of tiny rooms each off set at various angles filled with the history of life in the town. It shows how the building was...More

Date of experience: May 2014
3  Thank 654lesleyh
Reviewed February 2, 2014

Very interesting and worth a visit if you are in the area. Run by volunteers who were very helpful and knowledgable.

Date of experience: January 2014
Thank Colette M
Reviewed August 9, 2013

Popped into Uttoxeter just to break my journey and found this place by accident. The entry fee is quite reasonable (£2 for a senior in my case) and I enjoyed exploring the rooms. I am sure it would have been far more interesting to locals...More

Date of experience: August 2013
1  Thank John G
Reviewed July 29, 2013

The wide range of information gathered over the years in this attractive Cottage, once home of Francis Redfern the author, provides answers to many questions about the history of Uttoxeter and surrounding villages.

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank Rupert H
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Brenda B
June 28, 2015|
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Response from Loleywb | Property representative |
Tues - Friday 12pm - 3pm Sat 11am- 3pm If you would like to visit outside these hours we offer a guided tour service for a minimum of 5 people. Thanks for your question