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Minster Abbey Gatehouse Museum

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Union Road, Minster on Sea ME12 2HW, England
+44 1795 872303
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Lots of details in a small area. Amazing what the volunteers do.

As part of visiting Sheppey, you need to have visited this museum. You can truly see that the... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Minster on Sea, United Kingdom
A 'tardis' museum with devoted staff

When we arrived I told my boys 'we'll on be in here foe about 15 minutes, its tiny' Wrong! Three... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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Union Road, Minster on Sea ME12 2HW, England
+44 1795 872303
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

As part of visiting Sheppey, you need to have visited this museum. You can truly see that the volunteers do all to make it a wonderful visit. I loved the sight when you were on top of the building, we done that 18 years ago...More

Thank Koets2017
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

When we arrived I told my boys 'we'll on be in here foe about 15 minutes, its tiny' Wrong! Three floors of amazing exhibits and staff who really care about the place and their visitors. We were given a tour my an amazing gentleman who...More

Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The photograph is incorrect. It shows Minster Abbey not Minster Gatehouse Museum. The Gatehouse has a festive Christmas tree and lights around the turrets on the roof. Father Christmas was in residence too.

Thank mary t
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The museum is quite small and and has several stair cases. Some of these are tight spiral staircases. This means it is unsuitable if you are disabled or in a wheel chair. This is due to the building being an old medieval gatehouse. There are...More

Thank Keith J
Reviewed 26 July 2016

open mainly weekends, and a few stairs. but so worth the visit. also the views from the Abbey is lovely. parking is free

Thank Kaygy
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is a lovely old abbey which holds a lot of ancient history and antiquities. Well worth a visit to see for yourself.

Thank Ginolago
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

It was closed when I visited. However the architecture was great and I was able to look around the outside and enjoy the ambiace of the building.

Thank PHE22
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Visited today to find it closed, however was able to walk around it and admire the building and local cemetery. Check opening times before visiting.

Thank PHE22
Reviewed 5 January 2016

This place is a little treasure to the Isle of Sheppey. So much History, helpfull volunteers, full of information. So much to see , you will need a second visit.

Thank Alyson S
Reviewed 14 September 2015

I thoroughly enjoyed our visit, my mum loved it because there were gas masks etc and memories from her childhood. My 9 year old granddaughter loved it too especially with mum educating her as we went along. The views from the roof were great

Thank Lorraine M
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