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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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Great little Abbey

Very interesting visit and really worth the journey if you were thinking of going, we learnt a lot... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Dave S
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Minster on Sea, United Kingdom
Well worth a visit, but check the opening times first

Our second visit to this museum, there is a video downstairs for people who cannot climb the wooden... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
HolidayStar2014
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Rugby, United Kingdom
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Union Road, Minster on Sea ME12 2HW, England
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Very interesting visit and really worth the journey if you were thinking of going, we learnt a lot about the area and the abbey

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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Our second visit to this museum, there is a video downstairs for people who cannot climb the wooden staircase and the staff are very friendly. Someone generally walks you round, talking about the history and exibhits, my husband loves it here, I stayed and watched...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Would recommend anyone to visit this quaint little museum at the Gatehouse on the top of the hill next to Minster Abbey in Minster on the Isle of Sheppey. Lovely setting with the best views on the island. Lots of antiquities to browse, nice staff...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

This is positioned next to the Abbey and contains a variety of historical pieces about the history of Sheppey. It is a little overcrowded but the volunteers are very helpful and informative. There are great views from the roof top 360 of the island! Be...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

A great place to visit if you want to find out more about the history of The Isle of Sheppey. Set over several floors and some steep steps that lead up to the roof - well worth the small climb for the view. Run by...More

Thank Alison A
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

Visited on a morning in hot weather beautiful piece of architecture. Whilst it has been a place of worship for 1400 years it has numerous rebuilds.

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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

as you come over the new sheppey crossing standing on top of the hill in the distance to your right you will see the spire of minster Abbey and it's ancient gate house also with leach gate that many a father and bride have walked...More

Thank Nina C
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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
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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

Thank JANECLUBB
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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
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