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An interesting find

A small museum of local interest especially being able to see close up some artefacts that have... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Redalexis1961
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Wirral, United Kingdom
Small but fascinating

After looking around St. Bridgets Church next door (which is well worth a visit) I was pleasantly... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2017
ormsue15
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Wirral, United Kingdom
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18 Jun 2018
“An interesting find”
14 Dec 2017
“Small but fascinating”
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The small museum was founded in 1892 but for over a century had its contents locked away and inaccessible except by special appointment or on very rare open days. The St Bridget's Centre was renovated in 2012, and the overhaul of the museum was a...more
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St Bridget's Lane, West Kirby CH48 7HL, England
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

A small museum of local interest especially being able to see close up some artefacts that have been found in the locality which are hundreds of years old. There are records of local schools and the inhabitants of the local villages. Restricted opening times but...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Redalexis1961
Reviewed 14 December 2017

After looking around St. Bridgets Church next door (which is well worth a visit) I was pleasantly surprised by the Museum, although small they do have some interesting artifacts.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank ormsue15
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is a local museum, which has some fixed exhibits and from time to time mounts one on a special theme. Could do with more input from local families who could add to the knowledge, but doing well.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Localresident105
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Located adjacent to St Bridget's Church, the 1892 Charles Dawson museum was housed in the sandstone hearse-house next to the old school building. With the recent redevelopment of St Bridget's Centre the tiny museum has expanded into the new building and is now open, staffed...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank scousemouse
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

A thoroughly enjoyable exhibition. The fact that this was designed and constructed by a local member of the community is commendable ... what an amazing achievement! We didn't go with children which I lament somewhat as all the kids seemed to be having a wonderful...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank LottieAlvis
Reviewed 22 August 2016

A really fantastic little exhibition that a lot of thought had been put into. The space was filled with interesting exhibits, attraction and information - the centrepiece of which was a replica of a full-size T-Rex skeleton. The place was buzzing and people were loving...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank PeterAndRuth
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

For an exibition in such a small centre is not to bad but the cost to see a small amount of information regarding the dinosaurs is disgraceful & the prices wasn't even advertised on external leaflets until you got to the door £5 per adult,...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 547paulam
WKMuseum, Committee Member at West Kirby Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2016

The ticket prices for the dinosaur event were on every piece of advertising we did. The entry fee was stated on all fliers which were distributed, on every poster, on the Facebook adverts, and in the local press. Prices were also written on both the...More

Reviewed 10 May 2016

Visited this museum for the first time and was pleasantly surprised by the interesting exhibits. It is only small but a lot of love has gone into showing off the local history of West Kirby. It covers the fishing families, St Bridgets church and the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank sunchasingbrits
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Quite a compact museum , but some very interesting exhibits and plenty of info about the surrounding area.Staffed by volunteers who are knowledgable about the artifacts and passionate about the project.Easy to find as it is next door to St Bridgets school and church.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Pamela B
Reviewed 25 April 2016

As a volunteer at the museum I can recommend a visit to the museum. It is small but packed full of interest about St Bridget's church and school and also the wider community of West Kirby. It also has two display cabinets that change very...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Angela C
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