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Somme Heritage Centre

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Address: 233 Bangor Road, Newtownards BT23 7PH, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44-28-9182-3202
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Was here today and I have to say I was very happy with the tour you get loads of information about how the battle of somme began and stories about all involved very informative... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Was here today and I have to say I was very happy with the tour you get loads of information about how the battle of somme began and stories about all involved very informative and interesting great for all ages any school covering the somme as part of their curriculum should pay it a visit as pupils will really learn... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Was here of 14th of this month. And this is my third visit. My friends and I were not disappointed. The tour guide was very good, and more than willing to answer questions. For the entry price this is well worth the tour lasting more than an hour. There is also a cafe and a shop to purchase relating books... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Nine service users from the "HISTORY GROUP" VISITED the centre on Monday 10th.August 2015. The group , all agree to quote ONE.OF THE BEST MUSEUM VISITS WE HAVE EXPERIENCED. OUR GUIDE TOM WAS SUPER ....INFORMATIVE AND PLEASANT HE WAS A GREAT TOUR GUIDE .....HIGHLY RECOMMENDED TOM. We were taken through this horrific battle from recruitment.,the weapons,the young men who fought... More 

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic day out and very educational for young and old well worth a visit and between Bangor and Newtownards

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Interesting and informative. We learned a lot about our history and it was delivered in an interesting way. A great trip and something everyone should do!

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Kilkeel, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Andy was our tour guide and was excellent at relaying the story of World War One. The exhibits were very good and gave a realistic view of what life was like in the trenches. We were allowed to take photos throughout and interact by trying on costumes. A great day was had by all, very informative and well worth a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Got taken here as a group but was quite bored. It's just not my thing and it definately didn't change by going here.

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Gloucester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Learn a lot, just visit it and be impressed. Outstanding exhibition, made to feel very welcome. Highly informative and puts everything in to perspective. If you are in or close to Newtownards or Bangor, it is certainly worth a visit to the Somme Heritage Centre.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is an incredible place for anyone who wants to learn about World War I and understand the truth about it all. It makes everyone understand our shared history and how religion and politics had little relationship to protecting our common interests.

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

if you are a interested in history make a visit to the Somme Centre. the guides are informative and have a great knowledge to share.The set up itself is unusual in that you are touring through an actual 'scene' from the battlefield.Well laid out and worth a visit

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