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East Cowes Heritage Centre

8 Clarence Road, East Cowes PO32 6EP, England
+44 1983 280310
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A MODEST LOCAL HISTORY GALLERY

East Cowes is a quiet place compared with its more affluent neighbour, West Cowes. However it does... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
MYDOGISFINN
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Emsworth, United Kingdom
From Grand Houses to Shipbuilding Innovation, East Cowes History is Amazing

This small museum in East Cowes town centre was established, is funded and entirely run by... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Maggie N
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Ventnor, United Kingdom
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4 weeks ago
“From Grand Houses to Shipbuilding Innovation, East Cowes History is Amazing”
13 Jun 2018
“Really informative ”
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8 Clarence Road, East Cowes PO32 6EP, England
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+44 1983 280310
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Reviewed 5 days ago

East Cowes is a quiet place compared with its more affluent neighbour, West Cowes. However it does have a history which is celebrated in this modest one room gallery. The displays are mainly photos, drawings and maps. If you are a local resident then it...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This small museum in East Cowes town centre was established, is funded and entirely run by volunteers. Not only are the permanent displays very well presented, but there are also temporary displays to commemorate anniversaries, such as the current Seventy Years of the NHS and...More

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Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

Popped in here on a cold day to check out information on the area. The two ladies in there are a fountain of knowledge, there asked where we lived and were able to find out information on how it got the street name and the...More

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Reviewed November 6, 2017

Just a little shop which has been lovingly transformed into a living museum. The windows are crammed with interesting information on subjects which change from month to month. As soon as you open the door to enter you are greeted by a welcoming volunteer who...More

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Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Have been meaning to pop in and have a look round before and I'm so glad I did. What an amazing place!! It's packed full of information on everything you could wish to learn about east cowes. There is so much to see and look...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2017

A really nice relaxed stroll round with something of interest to us all if not the same thing?? My Dad was in the Navy WW2 and my Grandfather in the Marines WW1 so I was enthralled at the sea bearing media worth a trip but...More

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Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

Lots of local information that has increased over the years. I started my family history using some of the information they held. They now have a name index which is helpful. Run by volunteers who themselves are worth a chat to and only open in...More

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Reviewed March 8, 2017

If you are researching the history of East Cowes this is the place to visi. The centre is run by volunteers, but they are all very passionate about East Cowes and very willing to assist in anyway that they can. They have numerous files varying...More

Thank Vivienne L
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Reviewed July 24, 2016

We have on occasions overlooked this Centre. However, on a wet day in January we paid it a visit, it was so informative, the old maps were fascinating and the two members of staff there at that time were extremely friendly and happy to talk.

Thank margaret w
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Reviewed June 18, 2016

Run by volunteers this little place is a treasure trove of local books and displays of local history. Each month or so there is a new special display on a particular aspect of Island life. Take a look at some of the wonderful photos from...More

Thank JuanL02
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