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“A great place to visit.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Holyhead Maritime Museum

Holyhead Maritime Museum
Beach Rd, Holyhead LL65 1YD, Wales
01407 769745
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Ranked #5 of 12 Attractions in Holyhead
Type: Military Museums, Museums
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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“A great place to visit.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We always go by the Maritime Museum when we are in Anglesey ,it is well worth a visit. It is by the harbour and we love walking along the front and looking at all the boats and visiting the boat yard.
The museum has a wonderful bistro by it and an outside seating area, so you can enjoy a coffee in the sun !

Visited March 2014
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HMMuseum, Trustee at Holyhead Maritime Museum, responded to this review, May 8, 2014
Thank you very much for your positive review of the Museum. We are pleased that you come and see us when you visit Anglesey. Come back soon.
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“There's gold amongst the tat!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

A mixed bag of a museum, it all needs sorting out, some things probably need to go into storage, and standard labelling and type-face etc needs to be introduced across the board. Higgledy-piggledy in places. Friendly people, but too many bits of almost 'rubbish' displayed as worthy exhibits. A good broom (curator) could make a significant impact. Let the light in!

Visited August 2013
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HMMuseum, Trustee at Holyhead Maritime Museum, responded to this review, February 8, 2014
Thank you for your review of the Museum. We are sorry that you seemed disappointed with your visit and that it did not appear to come up to the standard you expected. We try hard make every visit to the museum enjoyable and interesting and from other comments received, appear to be very successful at achieving. However, we will take your criticisms on board and look to see how we can improve our displays. Unfortunately at the moment we are unable to take up your suggestion of employing a Curator. We are a private museum run by a team of volunteers without the support of local or national government and at present are unable to fund such a position. Thanks again for taking the time to visit our museum and providing your feedback.
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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Excellent museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

We were shown around this gem of a museum by a lovely gentleman who made it all come alive by his descriptions and knowledge.
It is a must for any visitors to the area.

Visited September 2013
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HMMuseum, Webmaster at Holyhead Maritime Museum, responded to this review, September 27, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to review our Museum. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit and especially that you appreciated the efforts of your guide.
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Wigan
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Liked this museum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We were given our own little tour and there was plenty of interesting historic artefacts and a gruesome story or 2 to keep young ones interested! The staff were very helpful.

Visited September 2013
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HMMuseum, Webmaster at Holyhead Maritime Museum, responded to this review, September 24, 2013
Thank you for your very positive review. We are glad you enjoyed the guided tour and that the children were sufficiently entertained.
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Amlwch, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Impressive displays”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

The guides were well informed and passionate about their subjects and they made the history and exhibits come alive! Not a huge complex but well worth a visit.

Visited October 2012
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HMMuseum, Webmaster at Holyhead Maritime Museum, responded to this review, September 24, 2013
Thank you Nerys for your encouraging review. We are pleased that you enjoyed the displays and appreciative of the efforts of our guides.
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