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The Harwich Mayflower Heritage Centre is being established as a legacy for Essex. It will be part of a national and international commemoration of the Mayflower story. Working with local, national and international partners we will highlight the...more
Made a special trip to see the Mayflower Heritage centre but it was closed.Well overgrown footpath up to hut. Obviously not been open for some time,seems to have run out of steam.
Date of experience: June 2018
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Jay T, IT at Harwich Mayflower Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018
We are sorry you were confronted with this upon entry, we are open most weekdays on that site via the reception, not the building you were referring to. Also we have a museum open on the train platform on Saturdays 10 - 4....More
We were shown around the project by a guy who is a Mechanical Engineer on the site, he was extremely passionate and knowledgeable. This is a very exciting project and will indeed put Harwich on the map, look forward to visiting again one the project...More
Excellent start to a worthwhile project, volunteers very keen to complete the project, it just lacks the funds at present to continue.
A visit to the station is well worth it, it is being rebuilt as if it were in use in the 1920's.
Made an impromptu visit one Sunday morning and a very helpful chap showed us around, as they were busy shortly expecting a large coach party . The information given and the displays etc were really interesting and the scale and cost of the project amazing....More
Things are about to increase in pace for this project.
The plan is to build a full-sized replica of the Mayflower and to sail it to America during 2020 to commerorate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the Pilgrim Fathers.
After that it will...More
An interesting and informative way to spend at least two hours. A very worthwhile project to support. A lot of work and coordination is going into this project to bring it to fruition for the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower.
The Mayflower ship project is in its early stages but already the rail station (which houses some exhibits) is more welcoming. A former railway goods shed has been saved and converted into workshops. The replica Mayflower is just beginning outside. Offcuts of oak are being...More