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Dunster Museum and Dolls Collection

High Street | The Memorial Hall, Dunster, Exmoor National Park, England
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Very different museum

Really fascinating little museum in the beautiful village of Dunster. Free entrance and to be... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Fantastic collection of dolls.

If you like dolls and loved them as a child a visit to this free small museum in the village of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Helen T
Thirsk, United Kingdom
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Dunster wishes to invite you to its brand new community museum and doll collection. Come and discover the amazing story of this beautiful village and travel through time from its foundation to the present. Visit us and explore our vibrant history, hear stories of Viking raids and bloodshed in the Civil War, tales of romance in the time of Lords and Ladies and see how history has shaped the idyllic place that thousands visit every year. Also see our fabulous Doll Collection. We have one of the largest collections of dolls in the country, with thousands of dolls spanning different time eras, cultures and manufacturers. The collection is always growing so there are likely to be many new additions and faces if you have visited before! Situated in the beautiful medieval village of Dunster, we are located on the gateway to Exmoor National Park. Come and visit us today! PLEASE NOTE: The Project is still under way and as such not all aspects of it are complete. We thank you for your understanding and co-operation.
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High Street | The Memorial Hall, Dunster, Exmoor National Park, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Really fascinating little museum in the beautiful village of Dunster. Free entrance and to be honest more interesting than I thought

Thank Bebbsta
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like dolls and loved them as a child a visit to this free small museum in the village of Dunster is one visit not to be missed. A vast collection of around 800 dolls from all over the world, baby dolls, old porcelain...More

Thank Helen T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a doll we were thinking about donating so decided to check museum out. Not disappointed. Large selection of dolls from many different places. With some interesting history to go with them. Children will love it. Free entry donate if you want. Do not...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 1 week ago

As it was a damp drizzle day we visited this museum. I found some of the dolls unnerving as there are so many eyes looking at you from all angles. However at the back of the museum up a few steps was a very interesting...More

Thank ardentspur
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good display of dolls from the past. Our 2 grandchildren, aged 7 and 9, loved looking at the dolls, but the 4 adults in our group found it a little eerie! Must have been the eyes! Free entry donations excepted.

Thank Mandy R
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Must go and see lots to see and do in side the castle good to learn about the family and history of the castle ,plenty of walks and places to explore in the grounds

Thank Albert B
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Visited Dunster, and after looking round the Castle and having a cream tea - the heavens opened. We ducked in here until it had passed - bit cheeky of us I know, but it was free. Dolls have never been my cup of tea, even...More

2  Thank EssexDizzy
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Staying in Minehead for a week we called into Dunster for a wander around. My hubby, two dogs and I were made to feel very welcome and allowed to wander around at our own speed. The cabinets were packed with hundreds of interesting dolls and...More

1  Thank SunshineSukie
Reviewed 14 May 2017

If you like dolls this is the place for you, I can't get over exicited but I wouldn't have missed the experience of seeing 1,000's of dolls from all over the world in one place. It's free to enter as well.

1  Thank jeffandi
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely museum with a collection of dolls from around the world. Our 4 year old girl really enjoyed it. There is no entrance fee, however you can leave a voluntary contribution. Lovely place. Worth a visit.

Thank Julia G
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