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This is a little gem! It is small but there is plenty more than you would expect looking at it from the outside. There are two floors, the steps maybe a little steep for some visitors. There is a theme upstairs at present for the...More
Holidaying in the area and walked past this little place several times, so decided to go in on a day it was open.
It's a small building but filled with really interesting 'stuff'. There was a special exhibition on to commemorate the end of WW1,...More
Winkies Castle isn’t so much a museum as an eclectic collection of “stuff”. It is situated in a charming little 18th century building which is worth seeing in its own right.
The “museum” is looked after by an enthusiastic bunch of volunteers and, although it...More
Winkie's Castle is no more than and ancient cruck house in the centre of Marske-by-the-sea. It is now a privately run museum packed with artefacts of local interest. Run by volunteers, the opening hours can be limited and may vary - check before you travel.More
Thank Steve M
AnnS1234567, Manager at Winkies Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017
Hi Steve, thanks for your review. Just to clarify, Winkies Castle Folk Museum was founded by the late Jack Anderson in the 1970s. It is a collection of Jack's eclectic collection of artefacts housed in a 400 year old half cruck cottage in Marske High...More
When we went into the museum we were warmly welcomed and we were given a very informative and interesting tour around the museum which is very well laid out and steeped in history the atmosphere is authentic it was like stepping back in time and...More
This tiny Folk museum is excellent. Really worth a visit but it is very small and possibly not suited to disabled visitors. It is full of many interesting artefacts and special events like craft days, bee keeping and fossil exhibitions are often held.