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Oakham Treasures

Oakham Treasures

About

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.

Extras

Key Features

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

Accessibility

  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

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

Catering

  • 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

Road Directions

Find out about the latest on the roads and get travel directions from TravelWest.info

Public Transport Directions

For comprehensive information about getting here by public transport, please visit TravelWest.info

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    185
  • Very Good
    55
  • Average
    10
  • Poor
    0
  • Terrible
    3

Recent Reviews:

  • Val B
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Oakham Treasures
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 15th April 2018
    Excellent attraction suitable for all ages Kept us interested for several hours. It took us back to our early year Cafe was very good too. Coffee and scones also bacon & egg sameiches for lunch Your... Read full review
  • Aileen P
    Guernsey, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Saturday morning visit to unique collection of memorabilia
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 13th April 2018
    Loved this attraction. Privately owned family concern. There is something for everyone. A cross between a museum and an antique fare well presented and laid out. 3 Grandsons love going there for... Read full review
  • royston c
    Swindon, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    kids of all age
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 10th April 2018
    Never knew this place was here but will be going back again soon, this place is for kids of all ages and will brig back memories to Gran and Gramp if you take them, from Tractors to tea cups, from... Read full review
Portbury Lane
Portbury
Bristol
BS20 7SP

Tel: +44 (0)1275 375236

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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
DayTimes
MondayClosed*
Tuesday10:0017:00*
Wednesday10:0017:00*
Thursday10:0017:00*
Friday10:0017:00*
Saturday10:0017:00*
SundayClosed*
Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change