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Oakham Treasures

Oakham Treasures


Oakham Treasures is an impressive museum of retail and farming memorabilia, which guarantees to give you a happy and nostalgic trip down memory lane.

The large museum is divided into two key sections. The retail section houses an amazing display of memorabilia including a recreated grocery store, haberdashery, chemist, off licence, tobacconist, sweet shop and hardware store all displaying the original contents, packaging, advertising signs and merchandising used throughout the last century.

Whether you are 8 or 80, you'll be fascinated by this vast and unique collection of memorabilia from the last century. There really is something for everybody.

The farm section is an impressive museum in its own right, and houses a collection of over 100 tractors dating back to 1910, and a vast display of farm machinery and old engines used on the land in days long gone by.

Oakham Treasures is housed in a purpose built climate controlled museum. It is fully accessible for disabled visitors, has a lovely café which sells a range of hot and cold drinks and delicious locally produced food. There is plenty of FREE parking on site too.

Located just a mile off Junction 19 of the M5, and 10 minutes from the centre of Bristol.

You will need to allow 2-3 hours for visitors to go around the museum, and then time for them to have a snack or lunch in the café.


Key Features

  • Families
  • In countryside - Yes but only minutes from M5 making it very accessible to the South West


  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - Free of Charge. Disabled spaces available.


  • On-Site café/restaurant - Yes, Acorns Café serving a range of teas, coffee and homemade cakes plus delicious meals and snacks served throughout the day

Establishment Features

  • Shop

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Map & Directions

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

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Recent Reviews:

  • lucitess
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    A hidden treasure
    4 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 14th January 2018
    This is a fabulous day out and you will need to return several times to take it all in. The displays bring back lots of memorie and the tables and cabinets are crammed with items you had long... Read full review
  • chrisedwards2001
    Mark, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Good for some
    3 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 9th January 2018
    Really have a tremendous display of memorabilia, but did not appeal to our 10/14 year olds. Best for 50+ year olds Read full review
  • greenmodelmonkey
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Amazing private collection!!!!!
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 5th January 2018
    This is probably the best attraction in the Bristol area!!! Its an unbelievable private collection of old household items, and memories of the past. It is supposed to have the largest collection of... Read full review
Portbury Lane
BS20 7SP

Tel: +44 (0)1275 375236

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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change