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Great place to bring the children on a rainy afternoon

I forget how many times we brought our son here - he loves it! Relaxed but interesting environment... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Margaret H
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
Very good museum

Friendly helpful staff it's small but very interesting free to enter found looking at the old... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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25 South Street, Bridport DT6 3NR, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I forget how many times we brought our son here - he loves it! Relaxed but interesting environment, with a modest souvenir selection.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly helpful staff it's small but very interesting free to enter found looking at the old ledgers very interesting

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank saxonlad69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A small museum on two floors. Everywhere is spotlessly clean and well looked after by volunteers. Interesting demonstration of rope making and talk about local history and present rope and net making in Bridport. Good selection of various materials used in the process. Good number...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 12, 2019

Lovely spacious museum. Lots of local social history , interactive displays etc. Very welcoming staff. It’s also free! Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MissPicky59
Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

The museum has limited opening hours so do check before visiting. Modern, free, child and disabled friendly. I left with a piece of rope I’d made! It was a great little find on a wet lunchtime.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank audreyferndown
Reviewed February 26, 2019

We came across the museum quite by accident, and spent a thoroughly enjoyable 45 minutes learning about the history of the town. The fossil and historical exhibits are excellent, and the displays are modern, really well done, and give you a great sense of the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Redfred320
Reviewed November 28, 2018

Helpful staff and very interesting exhibits here.The whole place gives a wonderful insight into times gone by in Bridport and Dorset. We enjoyed it immensly.There is an off street car park close by.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ChrisB692
Reviewed November 24, 2018

A fascinating insight into the history and industry of Bridport. Additional elements for the Jurassic coast and a temporary exhibit for the First World War were a bonus. I was not aware of the historic rope making in the town or the current production of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Butterworth52
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Visited Bridport museum on a wet Wednesday in October and received a very warm welcome from the staff who explained the layout of the museum and the various galleries to us. It may be free but is definitely worth the suggested £3 donation. As well...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lian S
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Before our short visit to Bridport I knew little about the town and the history of the area, but after the visit here (and the West Bay Discovery Centre) I felt I learned a lot. We were greeted on arrival and the contents of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from EmilyHicks | Property representative |
I'm afraid we only allowed assistance dogs inside the Museum. However, well-behaved dogs are always welcome to rest inside our porch!