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North Devon Maritime Museum

Odun Road, Appledore EX39 1PT, England
+44 1237 422064
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Millions of pictures

So many historical stories in this great little museum. Perfect for a wet morning. Lots of boat... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Caroline S
Downham Market, United Kingdom

An interesting small local museum, with interesting facts about WW2 and the equipment used. Had an... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ash, United Kingdom
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The North Devon Maritime Museum will be open from Sunday 27th December until 1st January 2016 (inclusive) from 10:30a.m. until 3:00p.m. Last admission an hour before closing. Come and visit this gem of a museum. Quizzes and eye-spy for children. Fascinating walks around the picturesque village( plenty of eateries)or follow the coastal path around to Westward Ho!
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Odun Road, Appledore EX39 1PT, England
+44 1237 422064
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Reviewed 3 days ago

So many historical stories in this great little museum. Perfect for a wet morning. Lots of boat pictures!

Thank Caroline S
Reviewed 6 days ago

An interesting small local museum, with interesting facts about WW2 and the equipment used. Had an activity for children to do as they went around the rooms, looking for different bits of information to do with each room. Staff were very helpful and friendly.

1  Thank Chrisdoud
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a wet day with two young children, the staff were helpful and interacted with the children, they gave them a list of things to spot and pirates around the museum which kept them engaged. There was also the option of a quiz...More

1  Thank LKB83
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the museum, it was full of historical artefacts and the people who managed the museum were very knowledgeable. Eddie was a particular favourite of ours and he pretty much walked us around the rooms explaining everything that we were looking at. Lovely...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a smallish museum with some really interesting exhibits. It is housed in a superb house. It is staffed by some really enthusiastic volunteers.

1  Thank Christine M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely small museum detailing the history of shipping in the Appledore area. Has a number of fascinating exhibits and tells stories of past times. Very interesting and staff are very helpful and knowledgeable.Cheap to get in and highly recommended.

1  Thank LeeTec
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good local museum. Several small galleries with relevant local subjects. There were a number of small scale model depictions of related subject. These were additive to the other elements of the respective galleries. Very informative It was clean and well lit. Highly recommended for...More

1  Thank Tonker551678
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Appledore features quite a lot and gives a good history of the area. Also visited the Victorian classroom which is across the road and forms part of the museum. I wouldn't suggest taking very young children as the displays are not interactive for the younger...More

1  Thank Butlerfamily29
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I love an independent museum and this is a great one. Learnt a huge amount. Everything was well presented and sensibly ordered. Spent about two hours here. Absolute bargain at £3 a head.

1  Thank Bug863
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

A very interesting museum with friendly and helpful staff. We found the exhibits interpret the maritime heritage of the area very well

1  Thank Jan W
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Response from NDMMT | Property representative |
Dogs are welcomed at the museum, they can acompany their owners, be tied up in the garden if required, and always ofered a drink of water!