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good exhibits

well worth a visit.the volunteer went out of his way to inform visitors of historical points and... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
Nice way to spend an hour.

Manned by volunteers who are very knowledgeable about the history of the place and also gave us a... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
Alex S
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

well worth a visit.the volunteer went out of his way to inform visitors of historical points and was also good with the visiting children

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank graysblinds
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

What a splendid place to visit, we had a pleasant walk along by the estuary to get to the low light house just about a couple of hundred yards from the tall light house. It certainly is a well kept place to visit we enjoyed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mick C
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Manned by volunteers who are very knowledgeable about the history of the place and also gave us a history of the old town which is near by and well worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

Another hidden gem that I stumbled across - spread over three floors it only cost £1 to visit and was jam packed with maritime history from both locally and around the country.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 20, 2018

As it was late I was unable to visit inside but so good that this too, like the High Lighthouse, has been preserved and looked after.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Neil-KAAG
Reviewed May 31, 2018

Loads inside and losts to read n see but it seems it needs a bit of a clean if you do get a bit curious touching bits its close by to other lighthouse so worth a visit for £2

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Simon P
Reviewed May 20, 2018

We stumbled across this during a visit to Harwich. Its one of those places you can take as long or as little as you like. I got there just as it was shutting, so whizzed around in about 5 minutes, but my friends had been...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed January 5, 2018

Very Historical museum. Lots of info about the history of the port through the ages. Great view from the top!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Catherine R
Reviewed October 18, 2017

Very interesting place to visit plus little walk oit on the top viewing tower. I can thoroughly reccommend all the sites in harwich which are manned by the Harwich Society. The staff are volunteers and always very very helpful and knowledgeable so do ask questions...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 1superspider
Reviewed August 30, 2017

Not an expensive place to visit at an entrance fee of £1, but there is only a bit of history to see. The guide is rather over enthusiastic and likes the sound of his own voice. I prefer to go around a museum at my...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Derbyshireflyboy
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