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Good place to visit

Very welcoming. A lot to see and do for the kids and a lot of history too. And the price is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
mariabY9476UQ
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Lovely village museum

Well worth a visit. Visited with my boys, aged 11 & 8. Nice and bright, well layed out with nice... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2019
elerirees
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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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A local history museum which tells the story of Combe Martin over three floors, social, trade and industry and maritime history. We run Seashore Safaris in the summer, children's activities and hold regular coffee mornings (see our website). The...more
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Cross Street | Eberleigh House, Combe Martin, Exmoor National Park EX34 ODH, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very welcoming. A lot to see and do for the kids and a lot of history too. And the price is brilliant. Will definitely come back in the future

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed June 17, 2019

Small museum. Mostly old tat and junk, but they do make an effort to tell the history of Combe Martin, there is a play space for children, and it is worth dropping in for 10-15 minutes if you are passing.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 8, 2019 via mobile

Well worth a visit. Visited with my boys, aged 11 & 8. Nice and bright, well layed out with nice displays with plenty of interactive displays. Welcoming staff, highly recommended. Lift to support access throughout for all

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank elerirees
Reviewed May 6, 2019

A good place to spend an hour .Interesting facts about this village and nice to see that people from Combe Martin are rightfully proud of there village

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Janet H
Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

We joined the rock pooling session, my 8 year old had lots of fun. Friendly and knowledgeable staff who's enthusiasm was infectious. Finished off by putting our rocks under the microscope. Lovely way to spend the morningMore

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Sarah H
pat c, Learning/Access Coordinator at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2019

Hi Sarah, We are so pleased that you and your 8 year old enjoyed your experience on the Seashore Safari. It is a very interesting and fun two hours and using the microscope is a lovely way to top the experience off. I will pass...More

Reviewed March 6, 2019

Me and The Doctor went here a while ago. He was VERY excited for this trip. Running about everywhere. It's a pretty nice place.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ClaraOswinOswald85k3
pat c, Public Relations Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2019

Hi Clara, Rally pleased that you both enjoyed your trip Please come again and see us soon, keep an eye on our website for any activities that may be on offer. Best wishes, Pat

Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Great find with lovely friendly people. Amazing interactive activities for young and old alike. Well worth the time.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank gnasher110876
Reviewed October 12, 2018

A small but very well presented museum telling of life in Combe Martin, made even better by the lovely women on the desk who were happy to answer questions and tell their own stories...living history....excellent!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mrs Mavis A
pat c, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2018

Hi Mavis, We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit, our volunteers have a wealth of information between them and it is lovely to listen to their stories. We hope that you will visit us again. Best wishes, Pat

Reviewed October 3, 2018

Terrific little museum which charts the history of life in Combe Martin from agriculture to the silver mines of which there were many in Victorian times. Amazing to think that such a beautiful waterfront area and beach were once an industrial slum with considerable deprivation...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kerry C
pat c, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Hi Kerry, Thank you very much, we are pleased that you enjoyed your visit and that you were able to gain a historical picture of Combe Martin through the ages. Please come again. Best wishes, Pat

Reviewed August 27, 2018

Fasanting, informative, amazing, brilliant, helpful interesting, a must to visit, full of amazing stuff

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CHRISTOPHER G
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Hi Joanne, I only visited the museum so couldn't honestly say if you can or not. However if you give them a call on 01271889031 on Tues, Wed or Thurs between 10.30 - 3, these are the winter opening times, they will be able... More
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