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Porthmadog Maritime Museum

The Harbour, Porthmadog LL49 9LU, Wales
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Day out to Porthmadog

What a fabulous place to visit. The staff were very friendly and knowledgeable about the history of... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
via mobile

Very interesting well worth a visit We visited with our 4 year old who really enjoyed it. If... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Woking, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
The Harbour, Porthmadog LL49 9LU, Wales
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous place to visit. The staff were very friendly and knowledgeable about the history of the town. They kept us enthralled for the whole time we were there. Can only recommend this place as a must see when in the area.

Thank Bigredfunbus
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Very interesting well worth a visit We visited with our 4 year old who really enjoyed it. If you're the area I would definitely recommend a visit here. Loads of information about the past and present.

Thank merfynb2017
Reviewed 14 September 2017

fun visit to a quirky little museum about PM's maritime heritage, good exhibits on boat building, slate and explosive shipping and the harbour. based in the last remaining vintage waterfront shed

Thank TunnelInspector
Reviewed 27 August 2017

If you are interesting about the area you are visiting then this is the place for you , will not take a lot of your time but will give you and insight into the area

Thank annod01
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This is a small but very interesting museum with friendly and knowledgeable staff. Very good for a rainy day.

Thank Geoff S
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This unassuming little establishment deserves all the support it can get, BUT, you do need to be interested in the maritime history of Porthmadog. Excellent for "old-timers", but youngsters may have difficulty in getting much out of it, unless they have an interest in the...More

Thank Appenazow
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The volunteers gave a very helpful overview and introduction when we arrived and were available and keen to answer any questions. The displays were thorough and interesting for adults but may not have held the attention of children for long. The harbour formation and shipbuilding...More

1  Thank Diana S
Reviewed 15 August 2017

It is not a very large museum but there is a lot of information to read and items to see. Entry fee was £2. It is situated in what used to be a slate shed down by the harbour. You learn about William Maddocks who...More

Thank vivEngland
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Never been to an attraction before where the attendant says you can have as many as you like on a £4 family ticket (in our case, 2 adults, 3 children & one Senior) since they "would rather people came in & enjoyed their visit"!! Lovely...More

Thank Fiona R
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Not too big but interesting museum concerning the arise and development of Portsmadog and region (slate industry) Good explanation by the staff. Video's shown. Situated right next the harbour. Worth a visit.

1  Thank Johan S
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21 October 2017|
Response from fussy65 | Property representative |
So sorry just seen your question! Yes it was!! Website has opening hours. it is now closed for the winter and opening for the easter holidays.