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#1 of 2 Museums in Arreton
It is a very impressive collection of UK shipwreck items including early days diving gear, ships boiler plates, ships bells, navigation lights, ships instruments, lifeboat relics and much more.
We went into the maritime museum which was interesting if you take the time to read all the information available the volunteers there were knowledgeable and polite watch the dvd it is very interesting lots of thi...

Carisbrooke Castle

Newport 3.7 mi away
#1 of 5 Museums in Newport
A great English Heritage site and a stunning location.The views of the island from the great tower are fantastic but you need to be reasonably fit and agile to make the steep steps leading up to it.The museum was...
Lovely place with lots of history - amusing video summarizing the castles history "narrated" by Jupiter the donkey (my kids loved it) lots of English Heritage events throughout the year.

Newport Roman Villa

Newport 3.1 mi away
#2 of 5 Museums in Newport
We had fun completing the quiz and after going through the villa and gardens spent time making mosaics, weaving, building arches and playing with the play food etc.
Well worth a visit for a fascinating insight into the island's Roman history.

Dinosaur Isle

Sandown 4.0 mi away
#2 of 2 Museums in Sandown
Always a winner this one kids love these places and so do I reminds me when I first found my first fossil on Muderford beach and it took off from there Lots to see and do with a great gift shop, for all ages,speci...
The main museum has a number of things you can interact with - an animatronic dinosaur, with some buttons to press, some fossil rubbings you can do, touch and feel boxes, etc.  Upstairs there was some more art typ...

Visit the Stone Age

Isle of Wight, UK 2.7 mi away
#34 of 40 Museums in Isle of Wight
We had a refreshing trip away from the crowds and visited this little gem.
I actually felt like I went back in time and was inspired by the replica caveman tools to try an mke my own.

Museum of Island History

Newport 3.4 mi away
#5 of 5 Museums in Newport
Information on local history and local inhabitants.
Not huge but well worth a visit.

Ventnor Heritage Museum

Ventnor 5.3 mi away
#1 of 2 Museums in Ventnor
This museum is run by volunteers to a very high standard ,Lots of interesting local history - especially the number of well known people who have a link with Ventnor ( Charles Dickens,Karl Marks,Winston Churchill,...
The Heritage Museum is a fascinating place - offering lots of informative displays explaining Ventnor’s rich history and famous connections.
#3 of 4 Museums in Ryde
Hidden in the basement of the beautiful Royal Victoria Arcade is this museum of Ryde .A great timeline on the history of the town and its people.. Some very interesting documents and artifacts.
You pay the very modest entrance fee (£2) and then spend ages wondering around the passages and rooms full of interesting and sometimes quirky exhibits that are derived from the tapestry of Ryde's history.

Longshoreman's Museum

Ventnor 5.4 mi away
#2 of 2 Museums in Ventnor
It has many fascinating photos of Ventnor's waterfront over the decades, including shipwrecks, and a history of the Blake family who have been boatbuilders and seafront stalwarts for generations.
Knew so much about the family's history it was refreshing to talk to her and I came away feeling so proud I had ventured in and learned a little about one Ventnor family's history