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The Canal Museum, Stoke Bruerne
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This is a tiny museum, with lots of information to read about the history of the canals and the way people lived. There are some quirky pieces of social history to see too. It lacks the interactivity ... read more »
Stoke Bruerne has lots going for it - scenery, eating places, canal locks and....The Canal Museum! Lots to see and do for both adults and children and so well laid out! You can walk around this lovely... read more »
A small but interesting museum which gives a good insight into life on the canals in their heyday and the story of their restoration. There's also an audio guide which takes you along the towpath alth... read more »
Great to see lots of old maps and parts. Gives you a good understanding of how the canals were used in the days gone by. Lots of pictures to show how the horses were used and all the different boats. Nice little cafe and there is also a pub serving food. Lots of canal boats going though the locks and most of them will let the children push open the lock for them. My son enjoyed that.
I have visited both from the canal and driven up. The museum and other activities is a lovely half day spent in this small village. Have a meal at the pub opposite, wander round the canal museum and watch the boats going up and down the lock. Take a trip on a canal boat. Don't rush it.
David Liam Marshall
Not much to see and only takes 15 minutes to look around. Overpriced considering the size.
It is a great place to visit. there is quite often events on in Stoke Bruerne too.
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