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The Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s (RNLI) headquarter is more inland, towards the northwestern part of Poole.
➡Throughout my trip in town I’ve seen at least four different names for this museum. On the entrance sign. At the bus stop. Maps. Posters.
➡The highlight of the...More
My grandad said always support lifeboats and the salvation army. Why? Nobody pays them yet in the war the salvation army worked on the front line feeding and nursing soldier and the lifeboats still turn out in all weather's to save people.
Really interested in...More
The Old Lifeboat museum is a former Lifeboat Station for Poole. It has served the town well for over 80 yrs Poole had had a lifeboat station in the town now for over 152 yrs. This museum houses RNLB Thomas Kirk Wright a Dunkirk Little...More
This is an old boathouse, built in 1882, and although small has a wealth of fascinating facts and artefacts on display.
Primarily it is the Thomas Kirk Wright lifeboat. One of only two surviving Surf class lifeboats and built in 1938 at Cowes on the...More
Wifey and I spent quite a while inside, even though it isn't that big, but there is so much to look at and read!
A real insight into days gone by and some of the incredible rescues carried out by the crews...... and the entrance...More
This museum is a fantastic glimpse back in RNLI Poole history. If you are interested in the RNLI, boats or Poole you will find this museum very intersting. The visit will only take around 10 to 15 minutes and is run by some fantastic and...More