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Rutland County Museum, Oakham

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Rutland County Museum is the perfect introduction to England’s smallest county. The museum displays tell the story of the county, and are complemented by exhibits of archaeology, history and rural life.

The museum has a varied and exciting programme of Exhibitions and Events.
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  • August 18, 2017
    We called in here on a wet afternoon and were really pleasantly surprised at this gem of a museum. It isn't rows upon rows of slightly boring exhibits but bite sized pieces of really interesting infor...  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    Housed in what was a military riding school,this museum shows Rutland's history from prehistoric times.There are many rural and agricultural exhibits and interactive activities for youngsters. It is a...  more »
  • August 9, 2017
    A very interesting museum where you can wander round at your leisure, don't forget to go outside to see the sweet garden and the farm vehicles, on a darker note, go and visit the Oakham gallows.  more »
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  • August 11, 2017
    Small, but interesting museum of live in Rutland over the last few hundred years. Friendly place. Runs an independent film first Thursday of each month.
  • September 3, 2017
    Surprisingly large, comprehensive and interesting. We were here a long time as there was so much to see.
  • June 14, 2017
    A lovely place to visit the staff really lovely well worth a visit old farming machinery etc
  • January 20, 2017
    Great little Gem, staff where so accommodating to our kids and made history fun for all of them (aged 2-8). The library is currently cohabiting with the museum and that's pretty cool to be honest
  • September 4, 2017
    Not much to see mainly due to the tempory relocation of library

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