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The British Motor Museum is a vibrant chronicle of the birth, decline, and rebirth of the British motor industry. A series of exhibitions designed in large part for children and their families takes visitors through the history of motoring, from the changing face of roads, to movements in car design, and finally to the role of Britain in the global motor industry. A section of the museum is dedicated to Jaguar and displays some of the company’s most iconic racing and sports cars. It is a treat to simply walk the halls of museum and browse the collection of hundreds of cars from many different eras.
Hall's Croft was named after Dr. John Hall, husband of Shakespeare's daughter Susanna. It is a fine example of a gabled half-timbered house built in the 16th Century. Notice its three stories—the upper two of which are overhanging—which make it quite typical of its time. While you are here, take a look at Dr. Hall's consulting room together with the exhibition featuring medical treatments used in Shakespeare's time. Also on display are some superb 16th- and 17th-century paintings and furnishings, while the walled garden, with its fragrant herb garden, is a particular delight.