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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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  • Great collection from the area worth the visit and very kind staff. It is a free museum. There were some little games for kids as well.  more »
  • We visited hear after looking for something to do locally that all of the family would enjoy the youngest being 3 and eldest 72 ! The museum is spotless and clean with really good exhibitions. The sta...  more »
  • Excellent exhibits alongside concise and interesting information make this one of the best museums of its type that I have visited. The emphasis is on the history of rural life in Rutland, but there a...  more »
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  • 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.
  • Surprisingly large, comprehensive and interesting. We were here a long time as there was so much to see.
  • A lovely place to visit the staff really lovely well worth a visit old farming machinery etc
  • 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
  • Not much to see mainly due to the tempory relocation of library

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