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Topsham Museum

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Address: Topsham, Exeter EX3 0AX, England
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Interesting of days gone past

A very interesting quaint place. Lovely to see and read all about the local life from years gone by. Well kept. Loved the entrance with the little garden across the road,on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A very interesting quaint place. Lovely to see and read all about the local life from years gone by. Well kept. Loved the entrance with the little garden across the road,on the rivers edge.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

A Brilliant experience, from the delicious cakes to the well informed and helpful staff - highly recommended!

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gibraltar
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28 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

A lovely trip back in time just off the beaten track. Lovely layout with interesting exhibits including a Vivien Leigh section

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

A charming and free museum which will give you an excellent feel for the history of Topsham in a non threatening way. Also there is a delightful teashop and, weather permitting, you can enjoy your tea in the pretty garden. My only reservation was the occasional intrusion of the daft 21st century invitation to consider how you would have felt.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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9 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I believe this was a private house left to Topsham to use as a Museum ,if you are interested in history this is the place to go to there are some great stories going back to the 1600s ,when it was used as a major port and was used right up until recent years .It is very well stocked with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

A small but wonderfully formed museum focusing on the marine history of the town. Well worth a visit.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Just like an earlier reviewer I was wandering through Topsham and stumbled across this little gem. Walking in I was met with a friendly greeting from the lady on "reception", who emphasised that admission was genuinely free (unlike some national museums where it's "This is a free museum but you WILL be making a donation of £X won't you?!"), and... More 

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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

brusque manner of floor manager did not go down well. He was too busy talking to a friend. Prices extremely heavy in many cases. Shall not go again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We happened to be walking through Topsham and came across the museum it was amazing so much crammed into a small building but was very interesting and had lovely knowledgeable staff who were very helpful in answering our questions well worth the visit very enjoyable. Well done to all the staff that work there.

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Carlisle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

This really is a gem of a museum with an excellent seafaring section all about Topsham in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Then you have the original house depicting furnished period rooms. Outside you have what I would describe as a secret garden with old boats and you can sit there and drink tea from the cafe which also... More 

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Address: Address: Topsham, Exeter EX3 0AX, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Exeter  >  Topsham

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