Gordon Boswell Romany Museum

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The museum houses a wonderful collection of Romany caravans, carts, harnesses and photos and a large and comfortable lecture room for slide-show and talk on the Romany Way of Life. Experience a Romany day out in a horse-drawn Romany Vardo and enjoy a meal cooked over a traditional Romany stick fire in the beautiful Lincolnshire countryside or enjoy a carriage drive for an hour or two, stepping back into a slower way of life.

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Opening hours

March 25th - October: 10.30-5.00, Wednesday to Sunday, plus Bank Holidays

Closed 1st-17th June due to Gordon and Margaret attending the Appleby Horse Fair

Admission charges

Museum & Photograph collection only:
Adult £3.25, Child £2.50, Senior Citizen £3.00

Museum, Photograph Collection, Conducted Tour, Slide-show & Talk:
Adult £5.25, Child £4.00, Senior Citizen £5.00

Additional info

Coaches and schools welcome (by appointment)

Disabled visitors welcome. Good access to all facilities.

All facilities under cover.

Unique collection of superb traditional Romany horse-drawn Vardos (caravans), carts and harness; the largest collection of Romany photographs and sketches covering the last 150 years; and a fortune-telling tent and a collection of cooking utensils used on the open fire.

Collection details

Land Transport, Social History

Key artists and exhibits

  • Romany photographs and sketches
  • Romany horse-drawn Vardos (caravans), carts and harness
  • Fortune-telling tent
  • Cooking utensils

Gordon Boswell Romany Museum
Clay Lake
PE12 6BL




01775 710599

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