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Porthmadog Maritime Museum

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The Harbour, Porthmadog LL49 9LU, Wales
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Super little museum

Lovely old school museum. Lots of fascinating info . Especially liked the photos of shipbuilding... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Satsumajam
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Bridlington, United Kingdom
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Dull, Needs more interaction

I was bored after 10minutes. Far too much reading. Yes it showcases a significant part of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sissy2807
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United States
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good51%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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Travellers talk about
“local history” (5 reviews)
“morse code” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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The Harbour, Porthmadog LL49 9LU, Wales
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"learn how"
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"slate industry"
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"family ticket"
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"lovely visit"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely old school museum. Lots of fascinating info . Especially liked the photos of shipbuilding and the tools used. Nice children's activity table. Friendly and informative staff.

Thank Satsumajam
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was bored after 10minutes. Far too much reading. Yes it showcases a significant part of Porthmadog's culture but it needs more interaction. There was a lot of reading and I could see how younger ones could lose interest quickly. The explanations on most of...More

Thank Sissy2807
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking up from the car park in Porthmadog, we walked past the Maritime Museum. Only a small charge to enter an interesting little sea faring museum, or free to view the large maritime relics outside. A good way to spend a few minutes out of...More

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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.

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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.

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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

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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
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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
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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
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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

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Pat J
6 December 2017|
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Response from fussy65 | Property representative |
Open again from march 24 2018 hours 12-4 Sorry about the delay in replying!
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IsabellaMc26
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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.
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