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“The Biggest, Small Museum imaginable”

Sir Max Aitken Museum
Ranked #4 of 17 things to do in Cowes
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

This venue is like entering the Tardis and experiencing a magical look at history. From the outside, a visitor can have no idea of what is in store but, once on the inside, an amazing story is portayed through the marvellous, extensive display of artifacts on view. And all this so meticulously cared for.

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Reviewed August 22, 2012

A beautiful little museum with amusing artefacts. Stunning paintings and sailing memorabilia.

Well worth a visit and its free!

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Reviewed July 25, 2012

I went there a few days ago. I learned a lot about Max Aitken that I never knew till my visit. It's only open a couple of days a week, which is why I'd never managed to visit before. Admittance is free (although donations are welcomed) and since it's only in one room it's a nice place to go if you're in a hurry. However, since there are many stairs up to it, it's not accessible if you have mobility problems.

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Reviewed June 2, 2012

This is a fascinating museum,I was very interested in the memorabilia re WW11 when Max was stationed in Banff for Coastal Command

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Reviewed November 28, 2011

Super building and quirky artifacts, mostly about Max Aitken and his family life in Cowes as one would expect, a great insight into the amazing nautical goings on in the town!

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