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Combe Martin Museum

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Address: Eberleigh House | Cross Street, Combe Martin, Exmoor National Park EX34 ODH , England
Phone Number: 441271889031
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An interesting collection of exhibits and activities to keep both young and not so young entertained. This attraction exceeded my expectations. Allow about an hour or more to do... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Bray on Thames, United Kingdom
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Bray on Thames, United Kingdom
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239 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 293 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An interesting collection of exhibits and activities to keep both young and not so young entertained. This attraction exceeded my expectations. Allow about an hour or more to do it justice.

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TeapotPat, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this review

Hi Jonners, Really pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Combe Martin Museum. Thank you for taking the time to write a positive review. Best wishes, Pat More 

Woolacombe, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our museum visit and the staff were helpful. Visited with children in July and spent a couple of hours in this village, max. This building is on Cross Street near the beach, it isn't sign-posted (nothing is) but it is worth a visit. More than one level with a lift for the loft and the displays are very... More 

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TeapotPat, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review. The museum is signposted at either end of Cross Street from the main road. Did you do the museum quiz with the children, it can be done by varying ages as it has been designed for all ages. Did you notice that our displays have Makaton symbols to make them more accessible to those... More 

Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an excellent museum containing many artefacts from the village and details the history. Visitors are able to obtain information of life as it was in the past along with more recent events. A definite must visit for all ages.

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Thank Alan D
TeapotPat, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this review

Hi Alan, Thank you very much for your review, very pleased that you enjoyed your visit to the museum. Our volunteers are very proud of the job that they do. Hope to see you again. Best wishes, Pat More 

Wrexham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Lovely little museum, good value, volunteers very helpful and friendly. Lots of interesting things to see and activities for kids. Could spend an hour at least, or a quick 10 minute visit.

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Was a very interesting little museum, the two men on the front desk were very helpful, it had lots of information on the history of combe Martin and illfracombe, and they let me walk my dog sally in there, they are very dog friendly? Lots for children to do as they can get abit bored too. Well worth a visit.😀

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2 Thank j0anne47
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

I love visiting these local museums, and this one is a little gem. Loads of useful info and a great store of local history.

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1 Thank Christopherdib
TeapotPat, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this review

Hi Christopher, Thank you for your kind comments, we are proud of our museum and glad that you enjoyed it. Please come again, the museum is accessible for those with a visual impairment through the use of a Talking Pen and displays have Makaton symbols (a sign language) to make it more accessible to those with a communication challenge. Best... More 

Essex
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303 reviews
187 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This is a small museum, run I believe by volunteers. The staff were enthusiastic and gave lots of information about it, and the shop had some excellent items for sale. There are stacks of natural history items in drawers, but I ran out of time to see them all as it was approaching closing time. Very good value for the... More 

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TeapotPat, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for visiting our museum, and for your kind comments. To do a visit justice we think that hour and a half for all three floors if not longer, please come back and we will give you a guided tour. Many thanks, Pat More 

Combe Martin, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

A wonderful display of local artefacts and history of this silver mining village. Great for children.

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Thank Charles B
TeapotPat, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you very much for your kind comments, it is a good place for children of all ages, hope to see you again. Many thanks, Pat More 

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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

We're learning fast about Devon attitudes to work and services. Have to give this an average, because it wasn't open when we got there. Well I suppose it is a charity and voluntary? On a cold wet day with nothing to do, we opted for a drive out and ended up in Combe Martin. We were hopeful about a museum... More 

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TeapotPat, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this review

Hi, I am sorry to hear that could not visit the museum. In the summer we are open 7 days a week from 10.30 - 5.00. Winter opening hours are Tuesday,Wednesday and Thursday 10.30 - 3.00. We were open 10.30 - 3.00 yesterday and had you visited during those hours you would have been invited to mulled wine and mince... More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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225 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Excellent and imformative museum showing rich local history you really feel transported to a bygone age . The volunteer staff are enthusiastic and knowledgeable too.just what you might hope for. Well done

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Thank Gundamuck
TeapotPat, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you very much for reviewing Combe Martin Museum, our volunteers areproud of what they do and as you say full of enthusiasm. Hope to see you again, free entry on Coffee mornings bi-monthly, refer to website. Best wishes, Pat More 

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