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Grace Darling Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Whilst in bamburgh

Visited this museum whilst in Bamburgh. Well presented museum telling the life of Grace Darling... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Chris B
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Small but really interesting museum

The museum is run by the RNLI and there was no charge to visit but there are a couple of points at... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Frances H
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Leyland, United Kingdom
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The RNLI Grace Darling Museum tells the story of Grace and her father's heroic rescue of nine survivors of the wreck of the SS Forfarshire in September 1838. The museum is a small site, with a stunning view from the first floor. The main gallery...more
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Radcliffe Road, Bamburgh NE69 7AE, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A church group of 20 mature people on our way back from Holy Island to Newcastle wanted to pay a quick visit to the Grace Darling Museum. We arrived 16.28. The sign on the door said Open and the notice indicated that the opening times...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank David Y
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited this museum whilst in Bamburgh. Well presented museum telling the life of Grace Darling. Highlighting her life and the story of her daring rescue. Friendly helpful staff who will also point you in the direction of her grave and memorial, in the churchyard opposite.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Chris B
Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for this great review, great to hear you enjoyed your visit. I'll make sure to pass on your praise to our volunteers

Reviewed 5 days ago

The museum is run by the RNLI and there was no charge to visit but there are a couple of points at which you can make donations to this very worthy cause. The story of Grace Darling and her bravery in rowing to rescue people...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Frances H
Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for this lovely review, and for your donation to the RNLI. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 6 days ago

What an interesting museum and free too. The displays were well set out and documented; there was some interactive material too - I do like pushing buttons to see sets light up! I found the video really interesting, and as a previous reviewer remarked, seeing...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Deborah H
Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for this wonderful review, it's great to hear you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent around 45 minutes at the museum towards the end of a day walking the nearby beaches. It is a well designed museum which gives a great impression of how life was at the time for the family as well as telling the story...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Stephen N
Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed our visit to this lovely little museum about Grace Darling. There was lots of information available and a video to watch at the start, plus the boat. Amazing. Some of it was upstairs but there is a lift for those who struggle with stairs,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank JulieB734
Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for this lovely review, we're delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lucky enough to visit this week when the weather was beautiful! The view from the panoramic window upstairs was amazing - crisp and clear and blue. From here you can see her memorial in the church opposite which sadly I didn’t get time to explore....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank bonnielouisef
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a quaint building providing a font of knowledge for one of Britain’s greatest heroines .This is an excellent child friendly venue and our granddaughter thought it was fantastic.She had been studying Grace Darling at school and this museum brought to life her study .

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Derek M
Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for this lovely review, we're delighted to hear you and your granddaughter had such a good time.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a beautiful tribute to a Northumbrian hero. Staffed by volunteers and FREE it's a great place to spend half an hour on a trip to this most beautiful village. Make sure you make a donation as the money supports both the museum but also...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for leaving such a kind review, it's good to hear you enjoyed your visit. We really appreciate your donation as well.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This little museum is new and very well put together telling the story of the momentous night when Grace and her father saved so many people. There is plenty of interactive stuff for children and indeed adults and a great viewing room at the top...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. It's great to hear you enjoyed your visit and would recommend our museum to others.

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Paulagregchapman
May 5, 2018|
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Response from stuartb905 | Reviewed this property |
Free in, but after reading the stories, you may wish to donate!
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Christine W
May 15, 2017|
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Response from Grace D | Property representative |
Hello, There is no designated car park for the museum. There is on street parking available in Bamburgh.
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October 15, 2016|
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Response from atchell2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open,also the church opposite,where Grace has a tomb in the graveyard.,go in the church as it so rewarding.
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