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The National Folk Museum at Cregneash

Cregneash Road, Cregneash IM9 5PX
+44 1624 648000
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How it used to be

This was on of the highlights of our stay as the had a world war two weekend complete with Dads... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2015
Mike H
Chester, United Kingdom
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It's free if you have one of these cards, so be sure to bring it with you. You only need to show... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2015
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Cregneash Road, Cregneash IM9 5PX
+44 1624 648000
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Reviewed 5 September 2015

This was on of the highlights of our stay as the had a world war two weekend complete with Dads Army and escaped German prisoners who were recaptured and all the kids could shout at them and hiss and boo. The museum is an intersting...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 4 September 2015

It's free if you have one of these cards, so be sure to bring it with you. You only need to show it at the gift shop. We found a really lovely Manx cat, who was looking for attention. That was something on our list...More

Thank TravelswithHetty
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

This folk museum offers a fascinating look at how typical Manx crofters lived. Very picturesque village of whitewashed thatched cottages. Run by Manx Heritage with an entrance fee ( Free to members of Manx Heritage, English Heritage or National Trust ) Well worth a visit.

Thank Marvinandroid
Reviewed 17 August 2015

A narrow, but paved track takes you back in history to a time warp that puts you back in the dim past of life on the Isle of Man. Period buildings, mostly from two to three centuries past, along with the smell of peat fires...More

1  Thank TNBOY
Reviewed 15 August 2015

The museum is great. Well explained. Interactive in some houses and great for kids. Mixed ability walks and access. The cafe provided the best crab salad I have ever had! Also plenty of toilets!

Thank helen h
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Lovely place and great history of people of the Isle of Man.lovely to find out about the Manx language and the people of Cregnesgh. Afternoon team is a must. Also drive up to the Casims well worth the views.

Thank Geraldine M
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Having spent a lot of my childhood in the village in the 40s and 50s when it was still basically a typical Manx village, I have to make a nostalgic visit to the village every year I return to the Isle of Man. The village...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 13 August 2015

There was little going on when we visited and I am not sure what it is all about. I get the idea of a living museum, but there was something missing. Cafe was a bit pricey as well.

Thank CrumpySeaford
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Wonderful tranquil setting and the charming cottages have been preserved in situ. So much to see and learn e.g. about the hard life of a crofter, the Manx language and culture, the interior of the houses as they would have been. Visitors are free to...More

Thank Jane N
Reviewed 31 July 2015

This is a great place to visit to take you back to life well over a century ago. It has a very quaint feel and the cafe was also very good

Thank Phil H
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Sinnejo E
Hi, I believe the museum was previously known as Harry Kellys'Cottage, is that correct ? If I have that right my father was born there in 1903.,
13 March 2017|
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Response from John W | Reviewed this property |
There are many buildings in the Cregneash Folk Museum, including Harry Kelly's Cottage.