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Worth a visit.

Helpful staff and very interesting exhibits here.The whole place gives a wonderful insight into... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2018
Swindon, United Kingdom
A must for anyone visiting Bridport.

A fascinating insight into the history and industry of Bridport. Additional elements for the... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2018
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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25 South Street, Bridport DT6 3NR, England
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All reviews local history worth a visit small space interesting exhibits rope making demonstration free entry suggested donation hands on activities lovely staff local area jurassic coast couple of hours net volunteers drawers industry refurbishment
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Reviewed 28 November 2018

Helpful staff and very interesting exhibits here.The whole place gives a wonderful insight into times gone by in Bridport and Dorset. We enjoyed it immensly.There is an off street car park close by.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ChrisB692
Reviewed 24 November 2018

A fascinating insight into the history and industry of Bridport. Additional elements for the Jurassic coast and a temporary exhibit for the First World War were a bonus. I was not aware of the historic rope making in the town or the current production of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Butterworth52
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Visited Bridport museum on a wet Wednesday in October and received a very warm welcome from the staff who explained the layout of the museum and the various galleries to us. It may be free but is definitely worth the suggested £3 donation. As well...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lian S
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Before our short visit to Bridport I knew little about the town and the history of the area, but after the visit here (and the West Bay Discovery Centre) I felt I learned a lot. We were greeted on arrival and the contents of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank k r
Reviewed 18 September 2018

A small museum with a range of specialist exhibitions. The enthusiastic volunteer staff are very knowledgeable on local history. The museum features a number of small exhibitions on a variety of interesting local historical issues.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank bill999rta
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Good to see this museum with history of Bridport and lots of information about the geology of the region with fossil displays and other interactive displays. Nicely laid out and fully accessible.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank HappyDays056
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Very informative museum..fascinating to read about the rope making. Well kept, informative staff, well done !

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank no1steveb
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Excellent museum documenting the history of Bridport including its rope making industry. Exhibits are well displayed and the volunteers friendly and informative.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pbhPlymouth
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Disappointed with the rest of Bridport as it's mostly charity shops. This museum on the other hand was brilliant and worth a visit

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Fabba2014
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We were visiting Bridport for the first time and found this very attractive museum building. We were welcomed by a member of staff who gave us a useful overview of the museum. We found the history and exhibition of rope and net making fascinating and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank LivvyGoodlife
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3 November 2017|
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Response from EmilyHicks | Property representative |
I'm afraid we only allowed assistance dogs inside the Museum. However, well-behaved dogs are always welcome to rest inside our porch!