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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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Very interesting

Lots to see and well laid out plenty of historical information and a very interesting film. Very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
HampshireBikergirl
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Hampshire
Very interesting pieces

We vusited the museym yesterday and enjoyed a very infirmative hour or so wandering around the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tongo79
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Southampton
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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots to see and well laid out plenty of historical information and a very interesting film. Very welcoming.

Thank HampshireBikergirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We vusited the museym yesterday and enjoyed a very infirmative hour or so wandering around the various rooms. Set around a courtyard there are 20 separate rooms / areas that feature various aspects of guernsey lufe through the ages. There is good signage to provide...More

Thank Tongo79
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This excellent facility costs £5 and is run by the Guernsey national trust. Takes about 1 hour to get around the excellent exhibits. Thoroughly enjoyed this visit

Thank Markg5452
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

A very interesting museum about the history of Guernsey. The 1950s and Victorian costumes are especially worth a look. The museum is free for all national trust members and is easily accessed on foot or bus.

Thank Hannah-may W
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We were on a tour on the 1954 Albion bus (Twinkle) and we stopped at this museum and wished that we could have stayed longer. What a lovely little museum with lots of interesting artifacts and information of the life in Guernsey in the past....More

Thank Brenda201049
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Lots of interesting information about life on the island going back from early occupation through to present day

Thank Trevor and Lesl... S
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We were visiting the park when we came across the museum, as we are National Trust members we decided to go in. It's not a huge museum and it has lots of Guernsey facts and items.

Thank vacationgirl58
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

A wide selection of different artefacts available to see throughout a number of interconnected rooms. Well presented and refreshing clean and tidy in contrast to some of the other museums we have visited on the island, well done to the locals for creating such a...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 19 July 2017

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 12 July 2017 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
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Lynn C
22 June 2015|
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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.
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