Golden Hind Museum Ship

Golden Hind Museum Ship, Brixham: Address, Phone Number, Golden Hind Museum Ship Reviews: 4.5/5

Golden Hind Museum Ship
4.5
Speciality Museums • Ships
About
The Golden Hind in Brixham Harbour, is one of only two full sized replicas in the world of 16th century explorer and privateer Sir Francis Drake's famous ship. The Ship has been a feature of picturesque Brixham harbour for over fifty years, entertaining and educating thousands of visitors during this time - as well as being featured on many tv programmes and films. The Ship is open come rain or shine and is an all weather attraction with many indoor displays as well as wide open decks and on-board activities.
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Marcin S
Grantham, United Kingdom16 contributions
Great place to visit.
May 2021 • Family
Much better than expected. Ship morred at Brixham port looking quite small.
When you get onboard you can see thst it is mistake. Brilliant snd safe one way system takes you throughife of same of that days.
Highly recommended
Written 1 June 2021
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MarkMahoney
Aldershot, UK1,547 contributions
Fantastic attraction
Oct 2020 • Couples
Aye me heartys what a Briiiant attraction! The ship is fascinating with lots to see. Theirs also a dress up area and you can try on props. Their is also an underneath section that takes you under the deck to the sleeping quarters. Staff friendly and excellent value.
Written 24 April 2021
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Jannerbloke
Devon, UK10,840 contributions
An attraction and curiosity
Apr 2021
It certainly brings a bit of life to the inner harbour where it has apparently been alongside for more than half a century. It is evidently popular, well staffed and packed with information and stuff. It has to be said that bits of it are beginning to look worn and past their best and even a bit like stage props but it is claimed to meet much of the measurements and features of the original. It may have been taken over by more recent efforts, not least the replica standing in a dock in Southwark on the Thames just beside the cathedral and Borough Market. That aside I would have no hesitation taking children or many adults visiting Brixham on board.
Written 5 April 2021
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JJ Brown
Coventry, UK74 contributions
Definitely good for children
Oct 2020
As two adults, the depth of history on display here was somewhat lacking. It's a well-built attraction with friendly staff, but really aimed at children. If you're coming as a group of adults, you will probably be finished quite quickly.
Written 14 November 2020
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Steve P
Fleet, United Kingdom49 contributions
Great
Oct 2020 • Friends
It's a visit worth doing, very knowledgeable about the Golden Hind, going back in time. It's well kept and updated
Written 28 October 2020
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Claire J
66 contributions
Great attraction for pirate lovers!
Oct 2020 • Family
We visited this week with our three year old who loves all things pirate. The girls at the till and on board were super friendly and very knowledgable on the history of the ship and Sir Francis Drake. Nice touch with the quiz and the stamps to keep little ones entertained.
Written 10 October 2020
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John R
Harpenden, UK94 contributions
Pirate ship and history lessin
Sep 2020 • Couples
A life size replica of the Sir Francis Drakes ship that he sailed around the world. Lots of really interesting facts and artefacts about that voyage.

Realty worth a visit by all ages for fun or educational purposes.

Note:definitely not disabled friendly as it is a 16th century galleon with lots of steps and ladders.
Written 29 September 2020
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Woody528
Bath, UK34 contributions
Excellent exhibit and talk
Sep 2020
we were given an interesting talk on the history of the ship as we arrived on the ship. We were free to explore as long as we wanted in a COVID secure route.
Written 29 September 2020
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MarkMahoney
Aldershot, UK1,547 contributions
Really really good!!
Sep 2020 • Couples
Really really good attraction! Staff girls were great and friendly. Really interesting with actually alot to see. Once aboard you even get the choice to go down deck and see the living quarters!! Bravo!!
Written 12 September 2020
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_jascamloch
Northamptonshire, UK26 contributions
A drizzly Thurs morn
Aug 2020
And a three year old grandson!!! - who really enjoyed it , would have loved to spend much more time reading the facts and filling in the questions to our quiz properly , but a three year old who loves pirates , the boats wheel and lots of cannons made this far too exciting!! Good value and a lovely `pirate ` thing to do in Brixham....I even managed to drill in the name `Francis Drake` so a little history lesson aswell...great effects and loving our history!!
Written 7 September 2020
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Glad you enjoyed it, hope to see you on board again soon!
Written 8 September 2020
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