Fodor's Expert Review Bewdley Museum

Bewdley Museum/Gallery

The 18th-century butchers’ market, the Shambles, now holds this museum, which documents local history, trades, and crafts with exhibits on rope making and clay-pipe making. Craftspeople working in wood, ceramics, stained glass, and textiles occupy the nearby workshops. Check out the 250-year-old brass foundry, which was open for business until the 1960s; the Victorian town jail cells; and the claustrophobic World War II air-raid shelter.

Museum/Gallery Free Family

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Bewdley, Worcestershire  DY12 2AE, England


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Rate Includes: Free, Closed mid-Dec.–Mar.

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