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Not what I expected

Visited here under duress from my wife and really wasn’t my thing. Had to pay to visit and again... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2018
DigbeLegend
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Walton-on-the-Naze, United Kingdom
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Small but very good

Manned by senior volunteers who were very knowledgable about the history of seafaring. The museum... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2018
June W
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Visited here under duress from my wife and really wasn’t my thing. Had to pay to visit and again was less impressed but the volunteering team that run the museum had me and my “I don’t want to do anything” teenagers engaged and enjoying the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Manned by senior volunteers who were very knowledgable about the history of seafaring. The museum is small but very informative & interesting. With the added bonus of being able to take our dog in as well

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank June W
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Visited because of bad weather but so glad we did! Very interesting and informative. Well done to the volunteers who give their time to staff it.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

What a great little museum - and wonderfully knowledgable volunteers. There was far more here than we thought. Really worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

This is a great little museum just off the High Street. Welcomed by two lovely volunteers, recommend watching the little video before wandering round. Dog friendly too!!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

A lovely little museum. Staff very friendly. Gives you an overview of how the port developed and declined with the slate industry. Small entrance fee of £2.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Vivienne W
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Good place to start your visit to the area and familiarise yourself with the history. Some really unusual exhibits (corrective magnetic bars for compasses you can experiment with, early scooters used by miners, etc). Probably an hour or so for a visit. Very cheap for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rcbc2018
Reviewed August 20, 2018

We popped in here due to the rain on Saturday afternoon, we were right by the harbour hoping to do some crabbing! We were so glad we did. Very cheap entry at £2 entry for adults and £1 for children, The gentleman on the reception...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Rachel O
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

An interesting and inexpensive museum explaining how boats were used to transport slate. Some lovely old photos and interesting shop building memorabilia. Really friendly staff.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

I was up and about early so went for a walk. I have passed this place on dozens of morning walks and thought that one day it would be worth a look in. I am so glad I did this week. Well worth the two...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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PatJ849
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Response from fussy65 | Property representative |
Open again from march 24 2018 hours 12-4 Sorry about the delay in replying!
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IsabellaMc26
October 21, 2017|
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Response from fussy65 | Property representative |
So sorry just seen your question! Yes it was!! Website has opening hours. it is now closed for the winter and opening for the easter holidays.
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