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East Cowes Heritage Centre

8 Clarence Road, East Cowes PO32 6EP, England
+44 1983 280310
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Instant information from a living museum

Just a little shop which has been lovingly transformed into a living museum. The windows are... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Newcavalier
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East Cowes, United Kingdom
Wonderful

Have been meaning to pop in and have a look round before and I'm so glad I did. What an amazing... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Skybunker27
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6 Nov 2017
“Instant information from a living museum”
4 Oct 2017
“Wonderful”
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8 Clarence Road, East Cowes PO32 6EP, England
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+44 1983 280310
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Reviewed 6 November 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 4 October 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 19 July 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 5 April 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 8 March 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 24 July 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 18 June 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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Reviewed 14 November 2015

I walked into the East Cowes Heritage Centre on a rather damp November day without knowing what I would find. I have been coming to East Cowes as a sailor for some thirty years, and never taken much interest in the small town centre. However...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2015

Right in the town centre, but easily missed, this fascinating little museum has lots of information about the area and its history. The main displays are permanent, and tell about the local area and its buildings and people. In the middle is the temporary display,...More

Thank ChrisBromley
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Reviewed 5 October 2015

..............then look no further as this is the place to visit. Staffed by local volunteers who know all about the town, they're more than happy to answer questions or "chew the cud" about other aspects of Island life. Inside they have changing displays and numerous...More

Thank nnmercman
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