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John Moore Museum, Tewkesbury

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  • We visited the John Moore Museum whilst on a visit to Bredon for a family celebration and enjoyed the experience. The volunteers were excellent and described the history of the cottages in a... 
    We visited the John Moore Museum whilst on a visit to Bredon for a family celebration and enjoyed the experience. The volunteers were excellent and described the history of the cottages in a...  more »
  • Created from 2 Elizabethan houses, this museum houses curios and stuffed animals from Mediaeval Tewkesbury! We’ll the stuffed animals aren’t that old but you get my drift! And there's an entire house....  more
    Created from 2 Elizabethan houses, this museum houses curios and stuffed animals from Mediaeval Tewkesbury! We’ll the stuffed animals aren’t that old but you get my drift! And there's an entire house....  more »
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  • Great exhibitions in authentic medieval buildings.
  • Entered round the back of the building, this beautiful 15th century building is visited in two parts. The first building is dedicated to John Moore and his books. The town of Elmbury in his famous book is a thinly veiled reference to Tewkesbury. The museum is situated on three levels and has many exhibits of stuffed animals and old tools. The second building, a few doors along, is a look at the life of a merchant who would have lived and worked in one of these houses. The house in question has been stripped back to what it would have looked like in the 15th century. Fascinating look at how the well off lived six centuries ago.

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