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Address: 490 Newport Road, Cowes PO31 8QU, England
Phone Number: +44 1983 300037
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Description: C.H.A.R.M the Conflict History And Remembrance Museum is a registered...
C.H.A.R.M the Conflict History And Remembrance Museum is a registered charity . Its aims include the running of a museum of military history and using any excess income from that museum to support ex service personal . It is firmly under the control of a board of trustees with a professional management team in place . This will secure the museum as a living memorial to the sacrifices that ordinary people are , all to often , called upon to make when diplomacy fails and armed conflict breaks out It brings together items of historical interest and is largely staffed by volunteers who are typically ex service people who regularly give guided tours and talks . It has a cafe and the fully licensed Mess Bar in a former barracks building . The museum is not just a store of artifacts, it aims to be a hub for ex-service personnel to meet , share their knowledge and experience and access services tailored to their needs. The museum also provides volunteer posts for others in need . Any surplus income and donations from the museum go towards furthering these aims.
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Very good morning out 😃

It is a very nice experience for the whole family,it has amazing displays and interesting find from the war such as a ak-47, tanks,and a verity of guns, machines and old war plans.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Epping, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We visited the museum because I am interested in my military history and the in-laws wanted to know what happened on the island during the war. The site is run by volunteers that were very friendly and the prices were reasonable, despite being more than advertised because it was a Wednesday but these included the vehicle rides and by boy... More 

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

An interesting military museum with enthusiastic volunteer staff who are knowledgeable and friendly, reasonable admission price and they do on certain dates have rides in military vehicles. Recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

It is a very nice experience for the whole family,it has amazing displays and interesting find from the war such as a ak-47, tanks,and a verity of guns, machines and old war plans.

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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We visit the Museum in a party of 10 aged from 12 to 87 years. We all found something that interested us and the staff were extremely knowledgeable. My elderly step father was able to share his stories and the staff were willing to listen and showed interest in what he had to say. With two ex servicemen in the... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Good if limited range of military vehicles, staff on site willing to stop and talk about any item, we went on the Friday and they were getting ready for the Isle of Wight Show in the next field that weekend but still had time for the visitors! Only downside was having read all the reviews and advertising brochures about the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The museum was well organised with a very broad range of exhibits, including several that are unique in the world. New exhibits are being added all the time. The friendly staff told me about their future plans... I may have to visit again :)

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Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

They organised a privtae tour for abour 14 of us one evening, out of hours. We all enjoyed the tour which was interesting and informative. There are some impressive and thought provoking tanks and other big machinery on display - more stuff than I was expecting. Certain days of the year they drive some of the tanks and equipment around... More 

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heysham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We went to the museum and I found it very interesting ,Ginge was on hand to explain about the exhibits and were they came from . It isn't a big museum but we were there for over an hour.Well worth a visit at a cost of 4 Pound

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Had a great afternoon looking at the varied and interesting displays with my son. We had a guided tour which gave us loads of extra info and extra access. I was pleasantly surprised how good it was as military veichles are not something that would normal interest me but there are so many different things to see there's something for... More 

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Watford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Fantastic place to visit, the staff are so friendly and helpful. Will be making a return visit 10/10

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Address: 490 Newport Road, Cowes PO31 8QU, England
Phone Number: +44 1983 300037
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Isle of Wight  >  Cowes

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