This museum is housed in 'Orchard Side', the former home of 18th century writer and poet William Cowper. Among Cowper's friends was Rev. John Newton, co-author of the hymn 'Amazing Grace' and active anti-slavery campaigner. The museum contains exhibits illustrating the life and times of the two men.
Garden: Carefully accurate restoration of 18th century gardens of keen gardener William Cowper are an interesting part of the museum documenting the lives of Cowper and Rev. John Newton.
About Cowper and Newton Museum
Address: Orchard Side, Market Place, Olney, Buckinghamshire, England, MK46 4AJ
Attraction Type: Museum
Location: 6 m N Newport Pagnell
Website: Cowper and Newton Museum
Phone: 01234 711 516
Fax: 01234 711 516
OS: SP889 512
Photo Credit: Robin Drayton, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
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