Baked Bean Museum of Excellence

Behind the Scenes at the Museum of Baked Beans: My search for Britain's Maddest Museums.

Author : Hunter Davies

I am fascinated by people turning their daft dreams into a reality. How did they do it and why?’. Driven by his own passion for collecting Hunter Davies has packed his note pad and set off in search of Britain’s maddest museums.

As he explores these hidden gems he soon discovers that they are everywhere and that they celebrate just about everything, from lawnmowers in Southport to pencils in Keswick. But as Hunter travels up and down the country he comes to realize that it isn’t only the collections that are fascinating, it’s also the people who have put them together.

Whether they’re a man who loves his Heinz so much he’s changed his name to Captain Beany or a kleptomaniac Vintage Radio buff, these eccentric collectors are Britain’s finest and could live in no other country in the world. Once you discover these museums and get to know their curators, Great Britain won’t look quite the same again.’

Monday June 28th 2010 – Official Book Launch at the Cumberland Pencil Museum in Keswick.

In January 2009, Television presenter & respected author, Danny Wallace of ‘Yes Man’ fame, most cordially & respectively, ‘cut the ribbon’ in this inaugural official opening of the worlds first and only visual haricot bean museum on the entire planet!

Danny Wallace is now officially Patron & Honourable President of the ‘Baked Bean Museum of Excellence’ here in Port Talbot, south Wales, and was quoted to say that he is completely ‘over the moon’ with this recent accolade!

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The Baked Bean Musuem of Excellence is Open to All

If you would like to make a visit to my baked bean museum of excellence with your friends or family, please do get in touch and make an appointment with the following details:

MUSEUM CURATOR
BAKED BEAN MUSEUM of EXCELLENCE
6, FLINT HOUSE
MOORLAND ROAD
SANDFIELDS ESTATE
PORT TALBOT – SOUTH WALES – UNITED KINGDOM
TEL: (01639) 698954 / M: 078038 72428​​​​​​​
EMAIL: bakedbeanmuseumofexcellence@captainbeany.com

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