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Brixham Heritage Museum

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Address: The Old Police Station | Bolton Cross, Brixham TQ5 8LZ, England
Phone Number: +44 1803 856267
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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: Brixham Heritage Museum was delighted to be awarded a Trip Advisor...
Brixham Heritage Museum was delighted to be awarded a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for the third year running, thank you all for making this possible! We were also joint winners of the Family Friendly Museum Award in 2013,despite nationwide competition. We offer a choice of activities which are suitable for a variety of ages, and we hold many 'special days' both within and outside of our Museum. There are opportunities to become amateur archaeologists, no matter how young, and many other "hands-on" experiences are found on both floor levels inside the building.For all visitors there are a variety of displays ranging from the prehistoric to the 1950s, with particular emphasis on the maritime industry of the area. We also offer Family History Research for all areas, and hold regular talks and social activities. For further information please view our website.
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A wonderful small museum

We were undecided as to whether it was worth paying (a nominal fee) to go in...so glad we did! Allow two or more hours...there are extensive exhibits relating to Brixham in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Bromsgrove, England
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Bromsgrove, England
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45 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We were undecided as to whether it was worth paying (a nominal fee) to go in...so glad we did! Allow two or more hours...there are extensive exhibits relating to Brixham in the World Wars, shipbuilding, fishing (obviously!), net making, King William etc etc etc. A must for anybody interested in local history.

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Brixham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

compact but very interesting ,well worth the price and the fee is helping to keep it open, so try not to miss it

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

A wide variety of exhibits in this museum. There are parts geared up for children's activities. Worth a look.

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New York City, New York
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276 attraction reviews
195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Brixham Heritage Museum is another example of my tendency to visit and enjoy the odd or even (ouch on that last bit strained pun) more pedestrian local museum so commonly found through the UK. Such settings are usually staffed by often unpaid but nonetheless dedicated sociable older folk with a joyful and committed sense of purpose. Here, often accompanied by... More 

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Mornington Peninsula, Australia
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6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Brixham Heritage Museum looks quite unassuming from the outside. Inside is a step back in time. The rich history of the Brixham area is captured and presented in such an interesting way, one has to stop and read and ponder through the exhibits. Well done, team of volunteers. Children are well catered for too. an informative couple of hours was... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I visited as they were having a VE day tea coffee and ckes. I looked around the museum which although quite small is still interesting. There is quite a lot to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Not a huge place, cheap admission and I learnt a few things! Worth a visit if your in the area. The staff were very friendly and accommodating

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Brixham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

A pleasant surprise as it is much bigger on the inside than it looks on the outside. Lots of local exhibits and friendly and helpful Staff.

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Brixham M, Manager at Brixham Heritage Museum, responded to this review

Again thank you all for your generous comments - your input is very important to us. Our displays are constantly being updated and we have plenty of ideas in the pipeline too! For more information about the Museum, our latest news and events please visit our website. More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Really nice welcome on arrival by two lovely ladies. Informative displays. Particularly liked the WW1 boards telling of the local involvement. Whilst visiting lots of times to the area we did not know anything about the nearby caves so that was really interesting. As its a fairly small museum don't expect it to compete with the Victoria and Albert but... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Went to the musiem to gather information for a research piece on Brixham. Staff were very freindly, helpfull, knowlegdeable, and most importantly happy to help me out - All and all an interesting attraction.

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Additional Information about Brixham Heritage Museum

Address: Address: The Old Police Station | Bolton Cross, Brixham TQ5 8LZ, England
Phone Number: +44 1803 856267
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  English Riviera  >  Brixham
Open Hours:
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 2 - 2

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