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West Wales Maritime Heritage Society

Closes in 12 min: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Informative historical record.

Small museum, giving a fascinating, and informative insight, to Pembroke Dock' s maritime history... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
shinksman123
Fascinating insight!

An excellent way to appreciate and enjoy the fascinating exhibits of boat restorations by local... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Claire D
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Maritime heritage boatyard and museum. We are run entirely by volunteers. As well as as running our museum we are also busy restoring and sailing historic boats.
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Hancock's Boatyard | Front Street, Pembroke Dock SA72 6JY, Wales
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+44 1646 683764
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Small museum, giving a fascinating, and informative insight, to Pembroke Dock' s maritime history, in both documentary, pictorial, and exhibit form. Volunteers very friendly, and willing to discuss exhibits being renovated. No admission charge, but donations appreciated, well worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

An excellent way to appreciate and enjoy the fascinating exhibits of boat restorations by local craftsmen.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Claire D
Reviewed 12 September 2018

An eclectic collet ion of boats, photographs, marine memorabilia and other ephemera celebrating and showcasing the life and history of the Cleddau waterway, the coastal waters of Pembrokeshire, the Naval Dockyard, the private shipyards of the area and some maritime wartime tragedies. Staffed by such...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pauldaviesuk
robnrose745, Manager at West Wales Maritime Heritage Society, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Hello pauldaviesuk Thank you for your helpful review. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit , and hope that your very welcome comments will encourage more folks to visit us.

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Very interesting visit here today,all run by volunteers. It's great to see there enthusiasm,nothing to much trouble. Coffee and cake was a bonus,also run by volunteers. Well worth a visit,where would we be without people like these, keep up the good work.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jillmellor1961
robnrose745, Manager at West Wales Maritime Heritage Society, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Hello Jillmellor , Thank you very much for your review. We have all worked very hard to build up our Museum and boatyard , so our pride in what we have achieved is usually very evident when we show people like yourselves around. Thank you...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Visited this little museum today with my grandson, all on level ground, smallish car park, so park where you can! Greeted immediately on exiting the car! Tried very hard to enlist me as a volunteer by a salty dog sailor! LOL But we were there...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Roger M
robnrose745, Manager at West Wales Maritime Heritage Society, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Hi Roger M Thank you for your very welcome review. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit with your Grandson , and really appreciate your comments. Please call in again sometime , and we will try not to pressure you to join ! Regards...More

Reviewed 12 June 2018

I would recommend that you take time to visit the West Wales Maritime Museum Society and enjoy the historical value of the Dockyard and Museum.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Drew S
robnrose745, Manager at West Wales Maritime Heritage Society, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Hello drewstiles73 Thank you for your review. We are very pleased to hear that you recommend us. We look forward to seeing you again. Rob

Reviewed 21 May 2018

Great small museum, full of interesting stuff. Staffed by volunteers and their enthusiasm shows through. Well worth a few a visit.More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank charles h
robnrose745, Manager at West Wales Maritime Heritage Society, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Hello charles h Thank you very much for your encouraging review and your appreciation for the enthusiasm of the volunteers you met. We are very proud of what has been achieved here and always trying to develop the centre even more. So please visit again...More

Reviewed 3 May 2018

If you have an interest in all things nautical, relating to the South West Wales area, then this little museum is well worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
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robnrose745, Volunteer at West Wales Maritime Heritage Society, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Hello 10Mitch10 Thank you very much for your positive comment , we really appreciate your feedback. Rob

Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Came here with my two young sons in the summer holidays of 2017. One to show them some of the old boats and two to support a local attraction ok it was a bit lost on my two year old but my 6yearold enjoyed it...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank comedydai
robnrose745, Volunteer at West Wales Maritime Heritage Society, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Hello comedydai Thank you for your great review. We look forward to seeing you in 2018 , and hope you like the progress we have made. Rob

Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Don't be put off by the first impression of the area. Walk through the gate and you will be greeted by one of the volunteers who will happily show you round and explain the exhibits to you. They are tirelessly working to build the museum...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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robnrose745, Volunteer at West Wales Maritime Heritage Society, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Hello alcopop1 Thanks for finding us , our fantastic new sign should help plenty of others to follow ! We are glad that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again Rob

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