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Tiny hut but of great importance in its heyday and a great reminder of how we would communicate... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
55skippy95
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London, United Kingdom
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You can't enter, but well worth a stop

The hut door is locked, but you get a good view in, and it is very interesting to see the cables... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2018
CyFiGal
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Seattle, Washington
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Jun 8, 2019
“Big gate so you can only see it through the bars”
Apr 7, 2019
“Part of Museum Experience ”
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Reviewed June 8, 2019

Mildly interesting. Big metal gate, you used to be able to go inside, maybe they have times when its manned? but not this day.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank BMW-Ben
Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

An absolute must in conjunction with the Museum Tour. You just cannot get your head around the fact that this to my building housed the conduit for basically all communication around the world at one time!

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Tiny hut but of great importance in its heyday and a great reminder of how we would communicate with the rest of the world. Worth a peak in.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 55skippy95
Reviewed June 25, 2018

The hut door is locked, but you get a good view in, and it is very interesting to see the cables (labeled) from all over the world. From the hut, it's a nice walk to the beach.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank CyFiGal
Reviewed October 16, 2017

The hut was closed when we went past but it is easy to imagine what life would be like there and the location above the beach is lovely.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Jean S
Reviewed September 16, 2017

Worth a walk past if you visit the museum. Its a small hut on the way to the beach where all the communication cables come into from the Atlantic. Its a shame that in a way that's all it is even though its so important,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Wideparting
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

This is really just a single room with the telegraph cables in place, 1 board with some information and an audio explanation. You can't actually enter the room, but look through a locked gate.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank SteveH5903
Reviewed August 2, 2017

This is no more than a tiny hut at the side of the path leading to the beach but if you cut across to it from the path you will find the side door is open with a grille so you can peer in. What...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank JanChesterfield
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