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We spent a pleasant hour looking around Margate museum. The staff are friendly and knowledgable... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ilovecake2015
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Fantastic for a small local museum

Fantastic volunteer guides. Helpful and informative. Hour well spent in this delightful local... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
aremjay51
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London, United Kingdom
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Old Town Hall, Market Place, Margate CT9 1ER, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a pleasant hour looking around Margate museum. The staff are friendly and knowledgable. There lots of artefacts to look at and the museum is situated in the old police station so you can look at the old police cells and the magistrates court.....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic volunteer guides. Helpful and informative. Hour well spent in this delightful local museum.

Thank aremjay51
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

We had the pleasure of having a tour around the museum with the lovely Horacio. He knew his stuff and was such a funny and warm character. We left feeling like we'd learned the history of Margate plus lots more. We went in expecting to...More

1  Thank mlaytakeabow
Reviewed 4 June 2018

After visiting Margate for many years, finally got around to going to the Museum - something that I had meant to do many times. What a surprise to find out how big it is inside and crammed full of interesting things/pictures etc. There is so...More

3  Thank EJB22
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

It is a real gem! The staff are volunteers and they are so knowledgeable, friendly and helpful you will feel like a special guest all the time. We were the group of four adults and a boy of 11, they do a little quest for...More

2  Thank Larysa K
Reviewed 22 April 2018

At that price, well worth nipping in to see the police cells and the war-time material. A place to support

4  Thank J G
Reviewed 20 April 2018

First of all a big thank you to Barry and so sorry forgot the name of his colleague,we visited the old to at Easter and what an amazing find ,Barry and his very knowledgable colleague were so friendly full of information ,lovely museum absolutely loved...More

2  Thank heidiwadsworth1
Reviewed 10 April 2018

The museum is much larger than it appears. There are loads of fascinating exhibits and most interesting history of the town. As has been said by others the staff are not only friendly but extremely knowledgeable and happy to answer any questions. A most enjoyable...More

3  Thank John187061
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Only £2 entry, knowledgeable staff, and plenty of interesting exhibits. Who knew Margate was bombed so much in both wars?

3  Thank ajmermaid
Reviewed 26 February 2018

The staff are so friendly and keen to help, which makes your visit all the more pleasant. there are a range of histroical items to see and read about, plus at the time of writing (Feb 2018) there is a link with the Turner Contemporary...More

4  Thank Ian W
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Dorothy B
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Meaningless question with regards to the Museum. Still, what do you expect from a Ramsgatonian? Margate Gooner
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