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Winkies Castle

162 High Street, Marske-by-the-Sea TS11 7NB, England
+44 1642 775086
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A perfect place to visit!

When we went into the museum we were warmly welcomed and we were given a very informative and... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2016
chrisjerman
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Welshpool, United Kingdom
Small and perfect

This tiny Folk museum is excellent. Really worth a visit but it is very small and possibly not... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2016
greenlady2016
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Redcar, United Kingdom
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  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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“tiny place” (3 reviews)
“local museum” (2 reviews)
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162 High Street, Marske-by-the-Sea TS11 7NB, England
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+44 1642 775086
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

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

2  Thank chrisjerman
Reviewed 1 August 2016

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.

3  Thank greenlady2016
Reviewed 3 July 2016

What a delightful little museum in what I believe is the oldest building in town, if you visit & are 6foot plus mind your head. The volunteers who man this attraction are very knowledgeable & were a delight to meet.

4  Thank bruce s
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Tiny but unique little place, no mod cons so a real glimpse into the past. Staff really friendly and knowledgable so kids had a great time. Great to see volunteers keeping the past alive, go visit as it's worth a trip.

2  Thank craigg164
Reviewed 21 May 2016

I entered this tiny place with two friends and honestly though we would be in and out in ten minutes, how wonderfully wrong I was. The volunteers who run this are to be applauded, they are friendly, welcoming and knowledgeable and you can tell they...More

2  Thank annjarvis67
Reviewed 21 May 2016

This is a unique local museum.It isnt open every day so it pays to check before you visit. The Museum is in Marske not Redcar as stated above. I'm not originally from the east Cleveland area so I rely on venues like Winkies Castle to...More

1  Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Small but packed with stuff, we went with kids and there was a super little package of things to keep them entertained around the museum!

1  Thank Melchiot
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Quirky but interesting. One mans personal collection. Two floors full of all sorts of interesting ephemera. Named after Wilkie the cat. Well worth a quick visit

1  Thank Peter F
Reviewed 31 December 2015

Have often driven past this little museum but decided to pop in whilst out walking and so glad we did! The volunteer staff were very knowledgeable and obviously passionate about the museum and whilst we were left to wonder round by ourselves one chap did...More

1  Thank Nick H
Reviewed 10 August 2015

This may well be the smallest museum I've ever been to, but is certainly not small on content. I have lived in the area almost all of my life but don't remember ever meeting anyone else that has visited Winkies. Prior to this visit I'd...More

2  Thank Richb2004
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