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Mersea Island Museum

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12 High Street, Colchester CO5 8QD, England
+44 1206 385191
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Nice way to spend a couple of hours.

Visited the museum for the first time earlier. To be honest I didn't expect much for such a small... read more

Reviewed yesterday
David M
via mobile
Lovely unexpected gem

Our total experience at this lovely small museum was brilliant from start to finish. We were met at... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
mabel1348
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12 High Street, Colchester CO5 8QD, England
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+44 1206 385191
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"interesting exhibits"
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"little gem"
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"couple of hours"
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"worth a visit"
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"roman"
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"volunteers"
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"barrow"
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"pat"
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"burial"
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"youngsters"
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"information"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited the museum for the first time earlier. To be honest I didn't expect much for such a small entry fee, however we thoroughly enjoyed it. There are portable listening devices which give a good narrative about the exhibits which are from different ages of...More

Thank David M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our total experience at this lovely small museum was brilliant from start to finish. We were met at the door by the most lovely staff, a man and a woman who could not have been more helpful or accommodating, even letting us place our bags...More

2  Thank mabel1348
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Went to visit museum with a couple of friends but soon changed our minds when we were met by an extremely rude and abrupt small lady with a grey bob. If you as a museum intend to use this lady as the so called face...More

1  Thank Russell M
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

A very interesting museum with lots of interesting facts about the island that i was not aware of, really glad we found it, and made the effort to visit.

Thank Kathy S
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Having lived on the island in my youth I still visit Mersea regularly. The museum, run by knowledgable local volunteers, has a huge collection of artefacts and information on the island’s past from prehistoric times right up to more recent significant events. There is a...More

Thank Paulp1969
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

The museum is not very big but they have managed to get a surprisingly amount of very interesting objects in the space available.Been to the Island many times but didn't realize so much of interest had happened on such a small island.You can easily spend...More

Thank pingpong3
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Mersea Island Museum, is a interesting place to visit,takes you right back in time,brings it all back to me.worth the visit,it costs a £1.00 to go in,there is a little gift shop there as well.

Thank irenesudbury
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Found this quaint museum on a day visit to Mersea. Nice place to stop and while away an hour or two.

Thank dave c
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Open as part of the heritage open days and allowing you to see where some of the objects at the museum were found. The site was busy and involved a 20 minute wait to get in, while one of the museum guides told us about...More

Thank Stuart C
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

The little museum is well laid out and has some nice exhibits to give you an insight into local history and especially archaeology. There are also loads of online resources for local history. Have a history tour with the mad Pat and you'll feel like...More

Thank BlackwaterKath71
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