- Witney and District Museum
The Witney and District Museum is in the town of
Witney, Oxfordshire, England. The museum opened in 1996. It is situated in the centre of Witney, along the High Street. It has a spacious ground floor gallery, which houses a long-term exhibition, showing the history of Witney and its surrounding countryside, highlighting the changes that have taken place over the last millennium. The town's industries, such as Witney blankets, glove-making, engineering and brewing are featured.
The Museum is housed in a traditional
Cotswold stonebuilding. The west end of the building was once used as a smithy, while the upper floor was a "laths store".
The Witney Museum houses items from the local industries, together with photographs and artefacts relating to Witney buildings, Witney in the
Second World War, transport, education and religion. Key exhibits include a tithe map, the town stocks and relics of Witney aerodrome.
The museum is located at
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The address is: Gloucester Court Mews, Low Street, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 6JF, UK.
Cogges Manor Farm Museum, Witney
* [http://www.witneymuseum.com/ Museum website]
* [http://www.24hourmuseum.org.uk/museum_gfx_en/SE000560.html Entry] in the
24 Hour Museum
* [http://www.witney.net/witney-and-district-museum.htm Witney.net information]
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