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Hollytrees Museum, Colchester

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  • This museum is free entry and is next to Colchester castle. Lots of exhibits over a few floors. Lots of history belonging to the house and its owners. Well worth a visit if in the area.  more »
  • As mentioned by others the clock room is really interesting. The museum is free to enter and has several rooms to explore. The history of the building is interesting along with its links to the castle...  more »
  • The building itself has an interesting history; the museum itslef is very good on the people of Colchester. The clock gallery is superb with some lovely early examples of long case clocks The musuem i...  more »
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  • Lovely museum some really interesting stuff to look at and it's free! Kids love the dolls houses and also a toy exhibition and a tunnel to crawl through. Good for adults and kids alike.
  • Great place full of wonderful things and it's free.
  • Interesting especially if you like s grandfather clock 😀
  • Lots of offbeat and quirky local stories.
  • It's a great museum. A must see for the clock enthusiasts.

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