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Deal Maritime & Local History Museum

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A fine local museum.

We have, in Deal, a fine resource. St. George's Road is home to our Maritime Museum. It is a museum... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dawson
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England
Well worth a visit

Paid £3 entry. Lovely little museum packed with loads of interesting things to see. Tucked away in... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
216suew
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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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22 St. Georges Road, Deal CT14 6BA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have, in Deal, a fine resource. St. George's Road is home to our Maritime Museum. It is a museum run by very informed volunteer staff. A huge quantity of artefacts all of which have a connection to Deal. It is a treasure house which...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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MatchingKevin, Public Relations Manager at Deal Maritime & Local History Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much. It means a lot to us that the Mayor is giving us the thumbs up. The volunteers do work incredibly hard to keep Deal's history alive. I will pass your comments on to the volunteers.

Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Paid £3 entry. Lovely little museum packed with loads of interesting things to see. Tucked away in a side street. The lady we saw was very knowledgeable and friendly. Enjoyed this place much more than Deal castle and cheaper too.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 216suew
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Price for adult admission with no concessions is £3 and £2 for Senior Citizen which is about right. The intimate but nicely laid out museum falls into four main areas Boats and ships, Royal Marines History, Town History and some model boats. My main area...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

This Museum is a hive of information with lots of memorabilia. It is tucked away in what appears to be someones back garden. It has been made up to be quite authentic with the WW2 shelter. Very good value for the money. We spent a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit here. Very good information, collections, displays and layout. Helpful, friendly staff, nice atmosphere. Well worth a visit. Highly recommended it. Not to be missed if you're in Deal and have an hour to spare.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Brandon_Gomez
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Interesting and fun with warm friendly staff. Something for all ages. Quaint and unique. Really enjoyed our visit and look forward to returning again

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank JaneRoberts833
Reviewed 27 August 2018

A brilliant little museum that fully complements the town of Deal. It gives a picture of Deal throughout the ages and is manned solely by volunteers. A must when visiting the town of Deal.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Dawson
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Watch the opening hours since I arrived late the first time. The second visit I was immediately entertainment by the muzeum warden. Very interesting muzeum. Showed some pictures of Dunkirk were my father and his brother tried to get away as Belgian fugitives...

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

The museum is stuffed full of interesting objects and historical memorabilia. Loved our visit. Too much to take in. Will go back again.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Jamor
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Every time I visit, I find something new and fascinating (for instance, Whistler the pipe-playing stuffed rat, two Hooden horses, boats galore and the first kind of life jacket – its major design fault meant it might kill you if you jumped in the sea...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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