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Tolsey Museum, Burford

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The Tolsey Museum is a local museum in the town of Burford, west Oxfordshire, England.
The Tolsey Museum is located on Burford's main street in a Tudor market/court house. It is a black and white timber-fronted building on stone pillars. In medieval times, the building was a meeting point for wool merchants. Tolls and taxes were also paid here. The building was included in the BBC Domesday Project.
The collection covers local history, culture, and industry. Exhibits at the museum include the town maces, charters and seals of guilds, a doll's house, and objects related to brewing, rope-making, and stone quarrying.
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  • Loved seeing this historic building. In medieval times, the building was a meeting point for wool merchants. Tolls and taxes were also paid here. The Donation entry is worth a quick look around...  more »
  • A very informative museum with nice friendly staff that is free of charge to enter in this beautiful area within the Oxfordshire Cotswold's region.  more »
  • Not open. We tried two time to visit. Don't waste you time. Yes... after 2 pm.... Local chemist stated it was closed indefinitely. Welcome to Burford!
  • Interesting place to visit.
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