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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: +44 1271 889031
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A real jewel

Off the main road the museum offers an insight to the history and working life of Combe Martin, much of it now gone. It gives an insight in to the mining, fishing and daily lives... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 3, 2016
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

Off the main road the museum offers an insight to the history and working life of Combe Martin, much of it now gone. It gives an insight in to the mining, fishing and daily lives of the village through time. There are interactive displays and small gems hidden amongst the exhibits, On the top floor is an activity room for... More 

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

Hi, Thank you for reviewing the museum, we are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit, we feel that the displays give a good flavour of village life in the past. We hope that you will visit again and see other displays. Best wishes, Pat More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Called in the museum with my partner on a rainy day in Combe Martin. We had intended to go in there anyway, and enjoyed our visit. It is a very traditional museum telling the story of the village in the classic way, with graphic panels on the walls to read and some artifacts to view. On the day we went... More 

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

Hello, Thank you for visiting the museum and I am pleased that you enjoyed your visit. I apologise if you were made to feel uncomfortable. We welcome feedback and hope to see you again. Many thanks, Pat More 

Walkden, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

First time here and we'll worth it the drive down was seven hours but mainly traffic related satnav said four on a good day maybe but it was a Saturday so would expect to be buisy we set off at five am to hoping to miss it but no the return jurney was just under seven hours too .

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

Hi Leslie, Sorry to hear about your journey, always lots of traffic this time of year. Thank you for your comments. I hope that you will come and see us again. Best wishes, Pat More 

Combe Martin, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

We revisited the museum again and found it, as always, a vibrant and fascinating place with lots to interest all age groups. What a pity that so many people simply pass museums by when an interesting hour of two can be spent exploring finding out all about the locality.

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

Hi Hilary and Ian, Thank you very much for your positive review. You have made this museum what it is today, With very best wishes, Pat and all of the museum volunteers. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

A great little haven to retreat to when you have some time to kill, or rain to escape. I visited with my three young children and my friend, along with her three young children. They were all easily entertained, lots of hands on stuff to explore and interesting for the adults. I especially like the loft space with all the... More 

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

Hi, So pleased that you enjoyed your visit, and thank you for taking the time to write your review. Children can touch anything in the museum, which is so important. I hope that you will come back and see us again. Best wishes, Pat More 

Bray on Thames, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016 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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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2016

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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016

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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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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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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