Gordon Boswell Romany Museum, Spalding

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The Gordon Boswell Romany Museum is the lifetime's work Gordon Boswell, who has amassed a collection of artefacts, photographs, and several examples of the characteristic wagon or Vardo. The collection is housed at Clay Lake, Spalding in Lincolnshire, England.The museum also operates a number of non-Romany vehicles, including a horse-drawn hearse.AccessThe museum is open on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays between roughly Easter and the end of October each year. There is access to all exhibits for the disabled. An admission fee is charged. The museum uses one of the wagons for organised trips in the nearby Fenland.
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  • April 30, 2017
    Great place to visit and see Some wonderful pieces of history and craftsmanship. Margaret Boswell is a lovely lady very passionate about the collection. we visited to see a wagon built by an ancestor ...  more »
  • April 18, 2017
    Visited the museum over the Easter weekend with my wife an absolute delight so much to take in. Amazing to think this was one mans life work keeping the Romany history, way of life and historical vans...  more »
  • April 11, 2017
    Really interesting museum. Tells another side to Romany's. Amazing caravans (wagons). Sadly Mr Boswell passed away last year. We had a wonderful informative conversation with Mrs Boswell, she and her ...  more »
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  • We cane to see the museum all the way from London in the leaflet it says approx 2 hrs to walk round took us 10 min Margaret was very kind but not worth going to its so small I wouldn't call it a musium it's in a barn very expensive to look at a few waggons

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