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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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Family day out

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW 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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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Interesting little museum but the tour of the trenches absolutely made it for me.The guide was brilliant and made you where actually in the war time trenches

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I hate anything war related. I dont know why. I just do. But i loved visiting here. It was interesting to see everything! It was a complete spur of the moment for going to it. Also the lead mines is beside it and makes for a good walk

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

Had an enjoyable time here. Everything well presented and laid out. Particularly enjoyed the trenches as laid out. If in area well worth a visit.

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Address: 233 Bangor Road, Newtownards BT23 7PH, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44-28-9182-3202
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Newtownards

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