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“Beautiful refurb and thought provoking exhibits” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Royal Albert Memorial Museum

Royal Albert Memorial Museum
Queen Street, Exeter EX4 3RX, England
+44 1392 665858
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Ranked #2 of 37 Attractions in Exeter
Type: Museums
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Owner description: Exeter's world-class museum has stunning new displays and galleries, fabulous exhibitions and modern amenities. The displays reveal Devon and Exeter's rich history and global connections. Exotic animals, birds and insects delight children and the world cultures galleries display stunning items from all over the world. Opening times: Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm. Closed Mondays and bank holidays. Free Admission. From time to time galleries may be closed for special events; please check before traveling.
Chard, United Kingdom
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“Beautiful refurb and thought provoking exhibits”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Living close to Exeter for the past 8 years, I have only just found the time to visit this beautiful museum. What a wonderful way to spend a good few hours looking at the exhibits which are beautifully presented, and an added bonus is that it is free entry. A worthy winner of museum of the year!

Visited June 2013
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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“Newly Refurbished”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

I came in after the new refurb, while I love what they have done, this is not an interactive museum. There is alot of reading. So interesting and visually stunning, but just to be warned

Visited April 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Well worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Not much to say other than, yes its a typical museum but actually a very nicely presented one and worth an hours visit for all age groups as easily accessible, well maintained, nice staff and some quite interesting things to see

Visited May 2013
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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“A gem much loved for many years”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Used to live very close by walking past every day to get to work 40 years ago and visited from time to time. As is always the case when it is right on your doorstep you think "next time I am in town I will pop in" but you don't. We were lucky to get Golden tickets when the museum re-opened and since then have been back twice, it is lovely and spacious we go there for 10am and it was quite quiet, by the time we left a couple of hours later it was getting busy but was Easter hols so lots of parent(s) and children. It is our intention to make to effort to visit a couple of times a year.

There is something there for everyone, be it history, archaeology, art. There is even a section where you are invited to open the drawers and explanations as to how conservation work is done.

Visited April 2013
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Devon UK
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“I love this place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

We have visited with people of all ages, great place to visit in Exeter. Love the small and friendly helpful attitude. Great colour scheme.

Visited March 2013
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