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Dovery Manor Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Very interesting little local museum, just like others in small towns not on the main tourist... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
David R
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Thornbury, England, United Kingdom
Lovely little local museum

Very enjoyable museum, volunteers were helpful and chatty about the area, things for kids to do too.

Reviewed 27 August 2018
hughmartyr
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Pershore, United Kingdom
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A 15th Century Manor House which now houses a small but quaint museum which is completely run by unpaid volunteers. Exhibitions generally reflect local history, and are themed by our Curator. We are rent paying tenants in the building (the landlords...more
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Doverhay, Exmoor National Park, Porlock TA24 8QB, England
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+44 7779 331967
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

Very interesting little local museum, just like others in small towns not on the main tourist routes.We could have spent more time just browsing.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank David R
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Very enjoyable museum, volunteers were helpful and chatty about the area, things for kids to do too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank hughmartyr
Reviewed 4 August 2018

My Granddaughter and I had been walking from our camp site and dropped in. We were greeted with a warm welcome by a lovely cheerful lady. She was very enthusiastic about the museum. We spent about an hour looking round. Lots of information about the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bobwhitmore
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit very educational and lots of local information with some very surprising .ca rd to learn. Very well worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Stevereyno
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I had a fantastic time looking at all the history of porlock. The staff were so helpful. There was also a lovely garden at the back to have our lunch. Would recommend when visiting porlock.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Munsters05
Reviewed 5 October 2017

In some respects it is disappointing as there are very few old artefacts relating to the building but this free small volunteer museum is well worth visiting. There is much modern local history to be discovered which in time will in itself become "old" history....More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Welshwasp
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We were very warmly welcomed and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. A very interesting museum about local life.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank MamaDutch40
Reviewed 15 July 2017

This place is small but filled with history, a must visit if you are in the area. The staff are welcoming and informative.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank EssexGirl13
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I unexpectedly stumbled over this classy building inside which is a tidy and well-organised museum. it brings to life the history of this famous if small seaside village and on the first floor has an interesting display relating to war. There are dressed mannequins and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank sabatinitennis
Reviewed 21 September 2016

A wonderful insight into the rich and impressive history of this small village. I have no connection myself with the area yet I found the information fascinating and the presentation interesting

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank ChrisHorton
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