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Folk & Costume Museum, National Trust of Guernsey

Saumarez Park, Route de Cobo, Castel GY5 7UJ
+44 1481 255384
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Lovely way to spend a morning

Interesting museum set in beautiful grounds. Obviously very popular with the locals with a group of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Worth a visit

The museum and park exceeded our expectations. We visited on a Saturday in July - it was very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Donald F
Dingwall, United Kingdom
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Set within the 18th century sable complex of Saumarez Park, the Folk and Costume museum offers an insight into all aspects of daily life on Guernsey for the past 250 years.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good41%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Saumarez Park, Route de Cobo, Castel GY5 7UJ
+44 1481 255384
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Interesting museum set in beautiful grounds. Obviously very popular with the locals with a group of young mums and toddlers running and doing yoga in the park.

Thank RosieMilne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum and park exceeded our expectations. We visited on a Saturday in July - it was very quiet. The exhibits in the museum are better than most small museums - children and adults should enjoy it. There is s cafe in the park.

Thank Donald F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy to access by bus with a pleasant walk through the park although signage could be improved as we were confused as to where the entrance to the museum was. The exhibits are well displayed in a series of rooms, each on a different aspect...More

Thank Maureen1937
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

as a member of the national trust we were surprised and please to find entry was free for us. this is a really good museum full of lot of visual displays and written information. It is set in the most beautiful setting and the staff...More

Thank 393pauline
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

I particularly enjoyed the film about restoring an old barn and the exhibition about the tomato growing industry. Lots of other nostalgic things to look at....

Thank Dorothy H
Reviewed 13 June 2017

A wonderful attraction run by the Guernsey National Trust and located at Samaurez Park. There are also nearby bus stops to and from St Peterport i think numbers 41 and 42. The museum has a lot of local exhibits and a very nice little shop....More

Thank martin w
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Very interesting museum dealing with Guernsey history. The displays were excellent and the information was to the point. We had to ask a couple of people in the park for directions as the only sign seemed to be right outside the museum entrance. The flowers...More

Thank carolfromcalgary2017
Reviewed 9 June 2017

A lovely museum well laid out.Seperate rooms each depicting a different theme from room settings, crafts, work,play etc.Outside with old carts, tools etc.All the old buildings are in realy good condition. Our only problem is that we can still remember a lot of these things,In...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Anyone wandering around Saumarez Park will find this very interesting Museum in the large house. The welcome was warm and friendly (as always) and the objects on display are well thought out and extensive, even the buildings outside housing wagons, carts and carriages. However, IF...More

Thank MallinTilton
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We are visiting guernsey from the UK and as we are National Trust members decided to visit the folk museum at Saumarez park. Whilst it is not a very large museum it is very well laid out with lots of lovely displays. Each display area...More

Thank John2908
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Lynn C
22 June 2015|
Response from folkmuseumntgsy | Property representative |
Currently the museum offers access to around 70% of the site for wheelchairs including a lift for transporting visitors to the upper floor of the main building to see our special costume exhibition areas.