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Grace Darling Museum

Address: Radcliffe Road, Bamburgh NE69 7AE, England
Phone Number: 01668 214 910
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Ranked #4 of 5 Attractions in Bamburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
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English first
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Very informative well laid out - easy to read and displayed in a logical order . Friendly staff to nothing to much trouble .

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
23 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

A well laid out and interesting museum, shame there was so little of Mr Darling who is so often forgotten

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

If you have an hour to spare this is well worth a visit, full of info and things to see and a lovely local storey about Grace Darling.

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Barnard Castle
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

One of our most respected historical figures here in the North East and this museum takes you on a very informative journey through her life. Lots of exhibits from the life of Grace including the boat Grace and her father rowed out to rescue sailors from the Forfarshire.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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25 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

For such a small person, she was so full of bravery. I was in awe as I read the story of how such a small person could even contemplate betting in a boat in such dreadful conditions not just once but twice. Staggering and moving. You must visit the RNLI lifeboat station in Seahouses which operates the lifeboat called Grace... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The entry is free so people shouldn't be put off by an entry fee. This is a modern museum with two very interesting and informative audio video representations. Interactive displays to keep children occupied and a small gift shop. A good way to spend an hour whatever the weather. We had a lovely time with our friends and their children.... More 

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Witney, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

An excellent museam with many interesting exibits and features. It is particularly suited for children of all ages. It is amazing to think that someone a small as Grace Darling obviously was that she was still able to row the boat exibited in rough seas.

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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29 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

A very modern compact visitor facility telling the story of the dramatic sea rescue carrired out by Grace and her father. Free entry with donations accepted and with frendly and helpful volunteer guides. Situated directly across from St Aiden's Church, Grace's burial plot can be seen from the upper floor of the museum. Several artifacts from the Darling family and... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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98 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This museum is free which is great and the staff were friendly and the gift shop was quite good but however the museum didn't have much to show and it is very cramped and there isn't much room if it is very busy.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Don't miss this gem of a museum when in Bamburgh. Friendly staff very knowledgable of the subject, and raises money for the RNLI. Win win I think.

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