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Small yet surprising!!

This is a little gem! It is small but there is plenty more than you would expect looking at it from... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jane B
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Redcar, United Kingdom
Small but perfectly formed!

Holidaying in the area and walked past this little place several times, so decided to go in on a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Claire569
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Derby, United Kingdom
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162 High Street, Marske-by-the-Sea TS11 7NB, England
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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Claire569
Reviewed 29 April 2018

The building itself is a museum. And privately run. There are artifacts of local interest. The opening hours very so check . before you travel

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 19 April 2018

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

Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 22 December 2017

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

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Went in with cousin my self not having been in since jack had it everyone very helpful and interesting staff are doing a great job well worth a visit

2  Thank john c
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

I don't know if it is the smallest museum in UK or Europe but it is interesting to see how was the life in Marske in the past. Really friendly staff

1  Thank Simon P
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We visited with younger children and they loved it. Filled with information and the staff are excellent they cant do enougj to make sure you ebjoy the time there.

1  Thank Bubblegumsumo
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

3  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
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