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Margate Museum

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We purchased the combined ticket that included entrance to The Tudor House ( some confusion with... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
lynne j
Dartford, United Kingdom
Lovely little museum, excellent guide

A little museum built into the old cells below and the old magistrates court above. Cramped with... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2019
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We purchased the combined ticket that included entrance to The Tudor House ( some confusion with opening hours) fortunately the lovely staff at the house reopened especially for us, thank you for that. Excellent museum with lots of interesting artefacts and knowledgeable friendly volunteers to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed April 28, 2019

A little museum built into the old cells below and the old magistrates court above. Cramped with lots of interesting stuff. Some nice prints in the stair well and a good display on Margate in WW1. Also displays on Dreamland and much else to show....More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 19, 2019

This is such an interesting museum of the history of Margate. Very reasonably priced entrance charge, absolutely fascinating.

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank copspj
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

We loved it here. The guides were so friendly and full of local knowledge. One of them was playing the banjo. If you’re a Londoner whose family spent time in Margate on a bucket and spade holiday you will love it

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank SQ01273
Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

I visited the museum and found some really interesting history. Full of information! The lady who worked there was full of information - thank you gloria!! Definitely would recommend a visit!

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Conor S
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

We took a group of Beavers Scouts here for a fantastic evening of fun and learning. The guides were engaging and so knowledgable. It was our second visit and learn something new every time.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

It's a free entrance which send you done memory lane. Hope no one takes offence but there is a lot of tat. We played with tatty things. There is no charge but there is a chance to donate and we did. Staff are friendly and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed December 3, 2018

Run , I believe , entirely by local volunteers , this Museum will give you an excellent insight into the history of Margate , particularily of the 20th century. Its not large and will not take too much of your time , but what there...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Cambsmusiclover
Reviewed December 1, 2018

Visited Saturday 1st Dec with my father for the second time in about 2 years. The items and information within the museum were very interesting.The lady on reception and another gentleman we met soon after entering were very friendly and helpful giving us information about...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Chris A
Reviewed October 21, 2018

I was walking along by the sea one lunchtime and saw the sign for the museum. It is really good value for money and really interesting, even for those who wouldn't normally be interested in this type of thing. Also the old courthouse upstairs is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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December 6, 2018|
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Response from Meergate |
The Museum hasa small exhibit on the Royal Sea Bathing Hospital and photos which you can view if you request. Also a section on Sea Bathing with prints by Rowlands on.
Dorothy B
February 8, 2015|
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Response from MargateGooner | Reviewed this property |
Meaningless question with regards to the Museum. Still, what do you expect from a Ramsgatonian? Margate Gooner