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The Droit House

Droit House The Pier, Margate CT9 1JD, England
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external facade is the best part

Nice looking building close to the Turner and the harbour wall. Houses the tourist information... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Toadsfeet
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Tisbury, United Kingdom
Impressive

Always park my car alongside the building and always consider it a blast from a past seaside... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2017
PHE22
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London, United Kingdom
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Droit House The Pier, Margate CT9 1JD, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice looking building close to the Turner and the harbour wall. Houses the tourist information office which was somewhat limited in information when we attended. The external facade suggests there are hidden treasures inside, don't be misled.

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Reviewed May 29, 2017

Always park my car alongside the building and always consider it a blast from a past seaside resort, standing at the side of the harbour arm.

Thank PHE22
Reviewed May 29, 2017

A nice building both inside and out. Rebuilt after being destroyed during the war. Not much information in it though for an Tourist Information centre. Don't miss the nearby plaque commemorating the loss of an early lifeboat.

Thank Steve C
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

Went here on day one of our holiday to get some ideas on what to do. The staff didn't seem interested to help us and were more interested in what was happening on their computer screens. Lovely building though.

Thank JAC-B-321
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Friendly staff member and lots of info and nice gifts to take home. Tracy Emin artwork on top, neR Turner Contemp and harbour arm for pubs and a short walk to admire the sea views.

Thank Mapiau78
Reviewed February 20, 2017

A brilliant piece of architecture at end of the town end of the harbour arm. At present being used as the tourist information centre.

Thank PHE22
Reviewed February 11, 2017

Nice building with disabled access. Currently tourist information centre where staff were friendly and helpful, offering lots of tips about where to visit.

Thank 921lindab921
Reviewed January 25, 2017

Lovely looking building in a prime location at the start of the harbour arm. Originally built over 200 years ago, it was rebuilt after being bombed in WW2. Close to lot's of other local attractions it is well worth a look, it has the added...More

Thank Stuart B
Reviewed August 12, 2016

Drop in here to garner information about Thanet' s many attractions and things to do. A building that enjoys an unrivalled position on the stone pier (harbour arm)and has its own interesting history as one of the oldest buildings in Margate.Wonderful views across the bay...More

Thank Goomsu
Reviewed July 17, 2016

Having toured the adjacent Turner Gallery,I did wonder what this attractive building was.Being the Tourist Information Office I learned that in the 18th century,a droit was the fee a ship paid to enter harbour.Built in 1812 it became the Customs House in 1828.The 19th century...More

Thank John L
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