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Tolsey Museum

The Tolsey Museum is midway along Burford's main street. The black and white timber fronted building erected on stone pillars was once the medieval meeting point for the wealthy wool merchants who also paid their tolls or tax here. The Tolsey now houses a collection…

The Tolsey Museum is midway along Burford's main street. The black and white timber fronted building erected on stone pillars was once the medieval meeting point for the wealthy wool merchants who also paid their tolls or tax here.

The Tolsey now houses a collection of local artefacts depicting the social and industrial heritage of the Oxfordshire town and surrounding area. Exhibits include the town maces, charters and seals of the towns Guilds along with items related to the bygone days of stone quarrying from the local area, rope-making and brewing.

An unusual exhibit of note is an unusual doll's house built in a style which depicts the period of Jane Austen.

Who to contact

Telephone
01993 823196
Website
http://www.tolseymuseumburford.org/

Where to go

Name
Tolsey Museum
Address
126
High Street
Burford
Oxfordshire
Postcode
OX18 4QU

Time / Date Details

When is it on
April - October
Time of day
Afternoon
Session Information
Tuesday - Sunday 2.00pm - 5.00pm

Other Details

Additional Information

Providing services to
Children
Young people
Disabled children/young people
Adults
Carers
Older people

Last checked on 17/08/2017

Record managed by Oxfordshire Family Information Service

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