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Dartmouth Museum

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Address: Duke Street | Duke Street, Dartmouth TQ6 9PZ, England
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+44 1803 832923

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This little museum offers a wonderful snippet of the history of Dartmouth. Some beautiful model ships and a very interesting war display. Worth a good half-an-hour visit.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little museum offers a wonderful snippet of the history of Dartmouth. Some beautiful model ships and a very interesting war display. Worth a good half-an-hour visit.

Thank Andrew C
Wellington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this place and had to go back as it takes a while to take in the wealth of detail and see all the exhibits. The staff are very knowledgable and obviously proud of the place. There is something from every era of local history plus videos and sound effects andvall for a veryvmodest entrance fee.

Thank hughessusan899
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Popped in on a rainy day. Stairs difficult for mobility but if you can manage worth 1/2 hour of your time.

Thank donnydave105
Redditch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

When in Dartmouth and your interested in the social history then this museum is a must. Set on the 1st floor in a historic building the displays are laid out in 3 rooms and the enthusiasm of Ray one of the volunteers is a joy has he explains about all the artefacts on display and always ready to answer any... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

This small museum is well worth visiting. The staff are very friendly and knowledgeable. The modest entry fee is great value. Based in a lovely old house, the exhibits show the development of Dartmouth from medieval times to the relatively recent. There is much to interest the casual visitor and the serious scholar alike.

Thank Frank W
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

worth a couple of pounds to learn about in and around Dartmouths history. Very quaint buliding, i was particularly interested in the ww2 history about Slapton Sands and Dartmouth itself.

Thank Paithmecanopsis
Dursley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Nearly missed it - glad we didn't. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The museum looked really cared for. A lot of information on Dartmouth and sailing ships in a fairly small space. Learnt a lot about how the area was so important to the 1944 invasion. As I said "well worth a visit".

Thank Dio42
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

To be honest I love museums but many are so large I lose interest after a while. At this one it is small enough to keep you interested until the end. Well worth a visit.

Thank waldorf53
Northwich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Only £2 (£1.50 for seniors) so very good value and a friendly welcome; barely a destination in its own right, but has some interesting memorabilia (mostly with a nautical theme) and superb model sailing ships. Run by volunteers, and they do a great job.

Thank SPardoe
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Three room museum with loads and loads packed in. Couple of great quizzes for kids, my 8 year olds loved it. Welcoming and avoiding staff who gave them a sweet and little certificate for completing the quizzes. Brilliant hour long visit and for £2 for an adult and two under 12's it was fantastic

Thank CNam

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