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WORTH A SPECIAL TRIP ... BRILLIANT

Greeted by Carol whom we learned was the owner and gave us loads of info, then we went round to the... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2019
abigailoo7bbw
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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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What a gem!

I’ve been looking forward to visiting here and it surpassed my expectations. Something for everyone... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2018
LightPacker588447
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Kent's only Museum of vintage computers, gaming and micro electronics. The showcase for the owners' personal collection gathered over 40+ years. Visitors can discover the ideas and inventions that led to the modern digital world, do the history...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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11 Church Hill, Ramsgate CT11 8RA, England
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+44 7876 271255
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Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

Greeted by Carol whom we learned was the owner and gave us loads of info, then we went round to the museum and WOW, full of gems, remembering the years gone by !!!!! Brilliant, my partner then started talking to Mike, Well, he was amazing,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Carol D, Owner at The Micro Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2019

Thank you Abigail. Your super review raised a "Wow" from us. Mike and I hope you can make that return visit.

Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

I’ve been looking forward to visiting here and it surpassed my expectations. Something for everyone here from learning the history of computers, spotting machines from the past (hello again Grandstand Firefox F7!) through to playing familiar games whatever your age. Highly recommend a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Carol D, Owner at The Micro Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2019

Thank you very much for making the time to write this great review.

Reviewed 29 December 2018

I wanted to take my two granddaughters here but because it isnt open on a more regular basis at present I haven’t been able to until now. I saw locally that it was open on the weekend between Christmas and new year so now is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Carol D, Owner at The Micro Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2019

Thanks for this glowing review Angela. We were very pleased to learn that you and your family enjoyed yourselves. We look forward to seeing you all again.

Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

Delighted to find this gem open in the break between Christmas and New Year - it was fab to reminisce and my son loved gaming for a few hours!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Carol D, Owner at The Micro Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2018

Thank you Lucy. We were happy to welcome you to our Museum and so pleased to know that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 2 October 2018

Visited in August 2017 but have been in touch since then regarding getting a late friend's old computers to them. I can't think of a better place for them to go and I know he'd appreciate it. I was in there a couple of hours...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Carol D, Owner at The Micro Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you for your kind review Richard. It was a pleasure to meet you and we will make good use of your late friend's computers. Do pop in and visit again if you are in the area.

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Not much to say that hasn’t already been said. We loved our visit. The Micro Museum is friendly, welcoming and full of memories for anyone who has owned a home computer, games console or any number of electronic gadgets and toys. It’s small, busy (but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Carol D, Owner at The Micro Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you so much for this brilliant review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit and had some time to share our enthusiasm.

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Real fun place to visit. The owners were really knowledgeable and it was fun to watch the children being interactive with items from my own past which I had enjoyed. I took my son who had a great time. Highly recommended, worth taking time out...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Carol D, Owner at The Micro Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Very many thanks for this five star review. Come back and see us if you are in the area again.

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We visited with our grandchildren, 6 and 9 yrs. Both absolutely loved trying out the huge range of retro games and machines. They learned a huge amount through doing the quiz as they went round (which earned them a certificate). They have vowed to return...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Carol D, Owner at The Micro Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for making the time to write this 5 star review for our Museum. So very glad to learn that you all enjoyed yourselves.

Reviewed 24 August 2018

This place was ace place to take my son. On entering it was very welcoming and the staff were extremely friendly. Once in the museum and as a learning experience we took part in the quiz which gets children to read the boards and learn...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Carol D, Owner at The Micro Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Thank you Dave for writing this super review. We are glad that you and your son enjoyed yourselves during your visit to our Museum. Come back again soon.

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Would highly recommend a visit to this engaging and well thought out museum. It's a highly interactive experience, with large variety of video games and a self-guided quiz on computing history. Something for all ages. I could have spent much longer exploring the collection of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Carol D, Owner at The Micro Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Many thanks for writing this great review. It was a pleasure to meet and chat with you. Do hope you can visit again in the future.

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Christina G
21 September 2018|
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Response from Carol D | Property representative |
Sorry, the Museum is closed through September. We re-open on 6 October. You can find all our dates (open 1-4pm on the dates listed) up to December on our website. Look on the Calendar page.
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604shaneb
17 June 2018|
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Response from Carol D | Property representative |
Yes, we do have some examples of Apple devices at The Micro Museum.
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Emily P
16 October 2017|
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Response from Carol D | Property representative |
The Museum will be open on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 and then on Friday 27, Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 Oct. 1-4pm on all these days. Please note, we close for the winter after 29 October - reopening at Easter 2018.
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