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Gloucester Folk Museum
99-103 Westgate Street

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Three floors of splendid Tudor and Jacobean timber-framed buildings dating from the 16th and 17th centuries along with new buildings housing the Dairy, Ironmonger's shop and Wheelwright and Carpenter workshops.

Close to the shops, car parks, city bus routes and railway station, it is only a short walk from Gloucester's fine Norman cathedral, historic docks and other historic sites. Displays include local history, such as the Siege of Gkoucester, Port of Gloucester, Severn Fishing, farming, folk lore and domestic life, crafts and industries, pin making, hornworking and shoe making, toys, games and passtimes, glass and ceramics, treen, balances, weights and measures.

Gloucester Folk Museum also offers: exhibitions and events, regular demonstrations and talks, gift shop, educational sessions and loans, identification and enquiry service, cottage garden.


Months Open: Half-terms & holidays
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes - Please pre-book
Admission Price: Free
Gift Shop: Yes

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Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum (0.26 miles)

Woodchester Park (0.30 miles)

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