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Padstow Museum

Opens in 12 min: 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Open today: 10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Lovely new location

Visited the museum on a Tuesday, very friendly and welcoming staff. Very knowledgable. Lovely... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cbird15
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Ware, United Kingdom
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A little gem

The museum has moved to new premises by the coach park and is free to enter but you can make a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ian M
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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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We are NOW OPEN. Padstow Museum Has moved to their new Premises in The Old Station House next to Padstow Town Council Offices and Bens Crib Box by the entrance to the Car Park and the Bus Terminus. Open from 10.30 - 4.00pm hopefully all through the...more
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Station House Station Road, Padstow PL28 8BY, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the museum on a Tuesday, very friendly and welcoming staff. Very knowledgable. Lovely stories of their own past in padstow and the museum is very well laid out. A definite must-see. Free entry with option to give donation.

Thank cbird15
widgywhoo, Guest Relations Manager at Padstow Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking time to write a review. We waited a long time for a location that is accessible to all, and are delighted with our new building. We hope you might visit us again. Thank you.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum has moved to new premises by the coach park and is free to enter but you can make a donation. Though it is only small, it contains a variety of information boards and artefacts showing the social history of the area. The staff...More

Thank Ian M
widgywhoo, Guest Relations Manager at Padstow Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi thank you for taking time to review our new Museum setting. Our main reason for moving was for enabling full disability access for all. Thank you

Reviewed October 6, 2018

We went on their opening day in their new premises at Station House. This is a perfect location for this stylish, informative gem of a museum which is small but perfectly formed! We had a warm and friendly welcome from the staff who are passionate...More

Thank MerlinPadstow
widgywhoo, Public Relations Manager at Padstow Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

Thank you Merlin for your review & recommendation, so please you came to the opening day of the New Museum. Its great to hear what you and others think about us and do strive to make all our visitors welcome. Your the very first TripAdvisor...More

Reviewed August 7, 2018

A well set out museum museum, which had many interesting exhibits, but spoiled by a volunteer, who gave incorrect information.More

Thank LIZ151247
widgywhoo, Public Relations Manager at Padstow Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Hi LIZ151247 Sorry but this has been posted to the wrong place. Padstow Museum closed its doors to the public in October 2017 in preparation of moving to new premises. We have only just reopened in our new premises on 8th October 2018. Members of...More

Reviewed July 11, 2018

Very interesting little museum,well worth a look,sometimes gets overlooked in the hurly burley of the town but has some interesting facts about the area

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Reviewed July 9, 2018

We visited the museum and although it is small it is really interesting and the lady who works there was helpful and interesting to talk to and made the visit extra special. Well worth visiting.More

Thank BeckynKen
widgywhoo, Public Relations Manager at Padstow Museum, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

Thank you for your review and kind words about our volunteers making your visit extra special. I assume you visited in 2017 as we are in the process of moving to new premises in the Old Railway Station. So this will be totally a new...More

Reviewed September 18, 2017

Restricted to summer opening the small upstairs rooms are packed with interest, including 'obby 'oss stuff & old prints of the harbour etc. I learned a lot.

1  Thank Cornish_traveller43
Reviewed September 14, 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed this small but fascinating museum, the staff were very friendly and knowledgeable and were quite happy to talk about anything about the town, even when there is no exhibit on the subject. The main focuses are the lifeboat service, with some great...More

2  Thank Godiva2000
Reviewed September 4, 2017

What a great find on a wet day.. Everything from the war to Sir Walter Raleigh. Both of the curators' where enthusiastic and knowledgeable.

2  Thank LeeR2673
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

Excellent , extremely interesting . Curator was very knowledgable on local history and very friendly. Well worth a visit

1  Thank Jo22222
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Darby G
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Response from widgywhoo | Property representative |
Hi to keep you up to date. I don't think we will make it for Easter opening, looks more likely to be May. Unfortunately the designers are very behind :-( . But if you were looking for anything in particular or researching... More
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