Petworth Cottage Museum

Visitors' Comments
A selection from the 2019 Visitors Book

Very interesting to see life as it would have been at the start of the 20th century ... Knowledgeable stewards ... Very detailed ... Lots of artefacts ... Very enjoyable ... Delightful ... Lovely tour ... Wonderful attention to detail ... Fascinating details ... So lovely, lots of ideas for my Edwardian dolls' house ... Thank you for the informative guided tour ... Absolutely fascinating ... Perfect ... Brilliant ... I learned a lot ... Wonderful presentation of life in a different age ... 10/10 ... Lovely cottage ... Beautifully presented ... Very atmospheric ... Great afternoon ... Reminded me of my grandparents' home ... Amazing history ... Extremely well explained ... Will come back ... Wonderful ... So glad we came ... Lovely gem of a house ... A glimpse into history ... So many things to look at and many stories to hear ... The children enjoyed the quiz ... So interesting to see the contrast with Petworth House ... Very evocative of a time past ... Most wonderful lady guide ... We take a lot for granted ... Brought back memories ... Will come again with our 6 year old grandson ... Charming cottage ... The good old days? ... Magical! ... Could spend at least two more hours here ... Marvellous ... Bygone mellowness ... Lovely to see and hear the gaslights ... My husband's grandparents (Whittingtons) lived next door in Ricketts Cottage and ran a plumbing business from there ... Wonderful experience ... Fell in love with the place ... Would love to move in ... Amazing local museum ... Informative guides ... Wonderful time capsule ... Our second visit, we love it ... Very authentic and very informative ... Great little piece of history ... So pleased we stopped by ... Fascinating and very child-friendly ... Stewards were amazing and very passionate about it ... Amazing little museum ... Interesting and informative tour ... Packed full of memorabilia ... Wonderful place, so well cared for ... Well done ... Really enjoyed stepping into the past ... Absolutely brilliant ... I really enjoyed it! I want to do it again ... So realistic and interesting ... Beautiful insight into the history of Petworth ... Hidden gem ... Fabulous ... So good to have "the real thing" - the actual cottage etc. ... Best feature of Petworth ... Superb experience ... Will recommend it to friends ... Educational gem ... Must be getting old - so many familiar items! ... Probably the best historic insight I have experienced ... Charming ... Fascinating and inspiring ... Full of nostalgia ... Beautifully put together ... Astonishing, what a find! ... A lovely trip back in time ... The children loved learning about life before electricity ... Great, as always ... Delightful, charming and very tranquil ... So real and believable ... So interesting to see the "other side" after Petworth House ... Enjoyed our visit thanks to our excellent guides ... Particularly enjoyed the needlework and all the small items ... Atmospheric ... Well presented and explained ... It's very peaceful (on Heritage Sunday when we had 167 visitors!) ... Endlessly fascinating ... A lovely way to spend my birthday ... Lovely to understand the connection between Petworth House and this little place ... A very important project, thank you for keeping it alive ... Wonderful treasure, we are lucky (from our new neighbours at Ricketts Cottage) ... Thank you




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