Bakewell Old House Museum, Bakewell

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Bakewell Old House Museum is located in Bakewell. Bakewell Old House Museum is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Bakewell Edition.
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  • An interesting museum, with lots of items to see. A guided tour was taking place when we arrived. Toilets and a gift shop there too (albeit over-priced). £4.50 each to go into the museum. Downside - n...  more »
  • It really is worth walking up the hill past the church to visit this interesting mueum. There are lovely views down into Bakewell and across the valley.The history of the old tudor building and the hi...  more »
  • This small museum was hidden away at the top of the hill but well worth a visit.We started with a ten minute video which gave a good overview of the house. It was a strange mix of random rooms,eg toys...  more »
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  • Well worth an hour or two , plenty to see for all of the family and just a short walk from the centre of Bakewell. ( Id recomend that you park in the town and walk to the Museum as space is really tight on the surrounding roads.
  • The only word I have to describe this place is eclectic. Huge amounts of the objects on display have little or known obvious link to the house, Bakewell or the surrounding area. A good way to loose an hour though!
  • A small museum in Bakewell. About 10 minutes walk from the centre, good entertainment for a rainy day. My favourite exhibit was the old, broken serpent (musical instrument).

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Where to stay in Bakewell

Consider a stay in one of the Georgian-style cottages that populate the town center. Shops and restaurants are readily accessible to centrally located B&Bs and inns. A country inn closer to the outskirts of the city provides peace and quiet, as well as a midway point between the town and the main attractions in the countryside, such as the restored halls and manors.
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