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Alderney Museum

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Ranked #1 of 6 attractions in Alderney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
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English first
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
18 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Good mix of photos, memorabilia , furniture and artefacts from the past. Covers all the eras of Alderney's fascinating history. Manned by volunteers who have interesting stories to tell.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Very well planned and laid out and overall extremely interesting if you want to find out about Alderney's history. The information about the German occupation was particularly well done and very touching.

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AlderneyMuseum, Council Member at Alderney Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind words. It is very gratifying to our dedicated team of volunteers to know that you really enjoyed your visit. Please come back and see us agin on your next visit to Alderney. Displays change all the time so there is always something new to see. More

Bristol, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The quaintness and simplicity of the whole town is reflected in the museum run by volunteers. The mundane sat beside guns used in the Second World War and recordings made by local school children interviewing people who were evacuated in 1940, to England, we're charming.

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AlderneyMuseum, Council Member at Alderney Museum, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. Do come back as new displays are always being worked on. More

england
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57 reviews 57 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Lots of information in displays especially about occupation in WW2 also wildlife displays. We went as it was raining for something to do. Glad we didn't miss it!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

If you get time, this Museum is very good, set out well, and has good volunteers to help, if you are at a loss on a wet day do go you won't be disappointed.

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This little museum with its charming and helpful volunteer staff contains an eclectic collection of local memorabilia ranging from a German officers uniform to artifacts from a Tudor shipwreck.A must for any visitor to the island

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Adlington, Chorley
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45 reviews 45 reviews
6 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Lovely museum staffed by volunteers and gives a great background to Alderney's history. A bit on the small side but certainly worth a visit.

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

The museum was very interesting, when visiting the evacation room it really brought it back to life with the phone messages, letters and arkafacts.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We did not have as much time as we wished as it is closed from 12:00 to 14:30 like many places on the island. It is nicely presented and provides a great background to understand what has happened on the island and what it is today. As ever, a friendly welcome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

The museum is fascinating and the staff couldn't have been more helpful: although the museum was being refurbished during our trip to Alderney, they opened especially for our group when we emailed to enquire about this.

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