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What a gem of a place!

Visited early Sunday morning - a very sunny day, so expected it to be busy. It was so quiet. FREE... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Paul C
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aberdeen
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Never turn back

Great work these people men and women do. The volunteers of the caister lifeboat are saints... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rikyf16
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Caister-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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All reviews well worth a visit great outing volunteer staff friendly volunteers heritage centre bernard matthews informative visit free entry open to the public run by volunteers fantastic visit charity shop interesting history large car park tea and coffee interactive exhibits information boards
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited early Sunday morning - a very sunny day, so expected it to be busy. It was so quiet. FREE parking here too from 1st October and FREE entry - why not donate that parking fee to the lifeboats. Well worth a visit - amazing...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great work these people men and women do. The volunteers of the caister lifeboat are saints everyone. At events their herrings are to die for, fund raising all the time to keep the sea as safe as possible. Lovely to look around, Peter showed us...More

Thank rikyf16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is well worth a visit, there are 2 buildings to look in, the original and the new lifeboat shed. The original building has lots of fun things for kiddies to interact with and go in a old lifeboat and try on the kit...More

Thank Sozlovesholisays
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We really enjoyed our visit here very interesting place to visit there were 10 of us in total that went

1  Thank Adventure801923
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Visited saturday, special open day with lots of radio exhibits and sales. An independent station doing a great job, raising own funds. Everyone there very friendly informative,and very knowledgeable about the sea tides engines equipment.Lots of information around the walls about past rescues, crew etc....More

Thank cariad23
Reviewed 7 September 2018

An informative and fascinating experience. To our shame, we had no idea that there were independent lifeboat stations in the UK, let alone that Caister was the very first one. All the volunteers we spoke to on the day were so enthusiastic in sharing the...More

1  Thank Jools W
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Really worth a visit, the people there are passionate about their Lifeboat and rightly so. The history is fascinating and they are very knowledgeable, and it's free! There's also a little café, it is a great place.

Thank barneysmum2014
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

A very friendly welcome into the lifeboat station cafe with our dog. Despite the boat being out on a search the volunteers were so attentive to us finding us extra chairs and table so we could sit down. Well priced refreshments and nice gift shop.

Thank MelanieGriffin
Reviewed 26 August 2018

There is a little exhibit and some other bits. It's okay to kill time for 30 mins. Free parking which is nice.

Thank Parren75
Reviewed 25 August 2018

We headed to Caister as the indoor pool was packed and it was too cold to head to the swimming pool, so a lovely wonder along the beach seemed a good idea. We parked near the lifeboat station so popped in and the two people...More

1  Thank MrW83
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ilrealisemydream
11 July 2017|
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Response from Tony M | Reviewed this property |
Yes,. Well behaved dogs are welcome. To see all the museum involves using stairs so consider this. But most of it is on the flat..
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_jan0757
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Yes we welcome all dogs large and small water always available pleased to see you
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Are dogs allowed in the museum please.
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