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Folk & Costume Museum, National Trust of Guernsey

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:15 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:15 PM
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Lovely place to visit History at its best Beautiful surroundings Lovely items to buy TThe dolls... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2018
Guernsey, United Kingdom

Free entry to National Trust members. An interesting place to kill an hour or so. Well thought... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Alison A
Kent, United Kingdom
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Set within the 18th century sable complex of Saumarez Park, the Folk and Costume museum offers an insight into all aspects of daily life on Guernsey for the past 250 years.
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Saumarez Park, Route de Cobo, Castel GY5 7UJ
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All reviews national trust saumarez park well worth a visit free entry on display enjoyed our visit short visit a small gift shop costume museum walled kitchen garden car park play area costumes exhibits history tomato industry
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

Lovely place to visit History at its best Beautiful surroundings Lovely items to buy TThe dolls houses display are fab

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Free entry to National Trust members. An interesting place to kill an hour or so. Well thought out museum giving an insight into life in the Channel Islands. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alison A
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Situated in saumarez park. Lovely indoor and outdoor museum situated on two floors. Plenty to see and enjoy.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CheyeneDog
Reviewed August 30, 2018

I have visited a number of folk museums over the years but consider this to be one of the best I’ve seen. The Folk & Costume museum is in Saumerez Park ( about a 15 drive away from the town centre of St. Peter Port....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank flutefairy
Reviewed August 28, 2018

A lovely little old-fashioned museum with lots to commend it. It's National Trust, so take your card if you have one as you'll get in free. (Otherwise £6). See my review of Saumarez Park for more details.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful musuem, great attention to detail, very engaging for children. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit here. The surrounding park is beautiful, with a wonderful playground and tearooms.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank YvonneOM
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed this museum loads of interesting information regarding victorian english houses. Lots of specific info relating to times and events Great value for money

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

This was recommended to us by other couples at our hotel, it is well worth a visit and is free if you are a NationalTrust member, l can see that this is a great place to bring the kids for a fun learning experience in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank BeastyNorfolk
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

What was there was ok but there seems to be a lot of filler items that do not grip much. It’s great that bikes and tools have been saved but actually to be brutally honest I don’t want to see them unless they refer to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mpalmann
Reviewed July 4, 2018

This is warren of museum rooms in the former stable of Saumarez Manor House (which is now a care home). It is part of a complex of attractions: the restored Victorian Walled Kitchen Garden; Saumarez Park, with its woodlands, trails and picnic areas; and a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Lynn C
June 22, 2015|
Response from folkmuseumntgsy | Property representative |
Currently the museum offers access to around 70% of the site for wheelchairs including a lift for transporting visitors to the upper floor of the main building to see our special costume exhibition areas.