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Bassetlaw Museum, Retford
(5/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web)
Bassetlaw Museum is run by Bassetlaw District Council which covers North Nottinghamshire, and includes the two market towns of Retford and Worksop.

The museum is situated in Retford town centre in Amcott House, an 18th century town house which retains many of its original features. The Percy Laws art gallery was built in 1994.

The refurbished museum was re-opened in 2008 with the inside of Amcott House completely transformed and with a new purpose built building housing Rural Heritage Centre.

The collections include local history, archaeology, decorative and fine art, agriculture, costume and textiles.
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TripAdvisor
  • Well worth a visit lot of interesting local displays easy to find and free to visit next to information centre with some nice gifts to buy. 
  • This is a nice small museum dedicated to the life,history and work of the time,no whistles or bells,and not a big place,but brief and to the point,and worth a visit if you have not been here. 
  • When I say 'small town museum' I'm not meaning to be derogatory. This is the kind of place that all market towns should have. Situated in a property that is itself historic, there are well-presented d...  more »
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  • Good layout,excellent children's activities area