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Quite good - but trip advisor does not have a quite good category

The Lyn & Exmoor museum is a small museum of local history in an old house (supposedly complete... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
Brentwood, Essex
Too much to see for a quick visit.

Interesting collection of items especially letters relating to the Floods of 1952. Old farming... read more

Reviewed June 26, 2017
Bristol, United Kingdom
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An 18th-century cottage that houses a collection of agricultural and domestic tools.
Market Street | St Vincent's Cottage, Lynton, Exmoor National Park EX35 6AF, England
+44 1598 752225
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Reviewed July 7, 2019

A small museum but with very interesting history of Lynton and Lynmouth (and the 1952 flood) and surrounding area.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank TheChippenhamPalmers
Reviewed June 5, 2019

What an excellent find. Well worth the visit, especially the room with "the ghost" all the rooms (although small) contain so much information you just lose yourself in the past. My husband was very interested in the Blacksmith room, as his Grandfather was a Blacksmith....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Mags2plymouth
Reviewed October 1, 2018

In Lynton early September and you might think late season tourist trade would still be operating. Not the museum which still has a victorian outlook.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Y2446YZstevens
Reviewed September 10, 2018

The Lyn and Exmoor Museum is a quaint museum in the town's oldest surviving domestic dwelling, a whitewashed stone cottage – with its own ghost! There are seven rooms, including a traditional kitchen, and it is crammed with models, photos, farm implements, toys, fossils, maritime...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

The Lyn & Exmoor museum is a small museum of local history in an old house (supposedly complete with a ghost) in Lynton town centre. I dare say it will seem much more interesting to those who live locally but may not be so appealing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank flutefairy
Reviewed October 1, 2017

Lovely place chock full of old 'stuff' from immediate locality. A must for anyone interested in Lynton and Exmoor. Get chatting to the volunteers - the one attending when we went there was fantastic and chatty being an ex farmer

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank David A
Reviewed August 25, 2017

Cannot place a review as every time we go to Lynton and try to visit this museum it is always closed

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Tony C
Reviewed June 28, 2017

Find a little bit about lynton & the floods of 1952, ghost story very interesting, a bit on the small side but worth a visit

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Blindcarpetman
Reviewed June 26, 2017

Interesting collection of items especially letters relating to the Floods of 1952. Old farming implements etc.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank mags732017
Reviewed May 21, 2017

the lady who was at the museum was so lovely thanks Jen very informative lovely dolls house which my mum and I loved as we are into dolls houses for our mum and daughter time hobby

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank susan s
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August 17, 2017|
Response from mags732017 | Reviewed this property |
The museum is quite small and if there are a few people there it might be awkward. Sorry I don't know if dogs were banned