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called in while in the lovely little town of watchet, what lovely people, the lady was so friendly... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
MaryP2820
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we went to Watchet and came across this very small but interesting Museum next to the harbour it's... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2018
Christopher C
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Malvern, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

called in while in the lovely little town of watchet, what lovely people, the lady was so friendly and helpful, allowed us to take our old staffie in, an amazing little museum so much of interest, thank you for a lovely visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MaryP2820
Reviewed October 13, 2018

we went to Watchet and came across this very small but interesting Museum next to the harbour it's free to enter it's not very big well woth a visit

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Christopher C
Reviewed October 9, 2018

It was howling with wind and raining so we went to have a look, the howling wind and rain was more fun so we left, its free and .................. well thats the only good bit, clearly not a lot happened here in the past !!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank andy f
Reviewed October 9, 2018

All good. Polite interesting staff. A local museum with rare and interesting items and stories. Easy to reach and identify in the small town of Watchet.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rayandjan2018
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We were on our way back to the railway station on the West Somerset steam railway for our return to Williton, when we stumbled across this place. With time running short we weren't able to spend as much time here as we would have wished,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jollyrobert
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

We felt really lucky to have found this little gem and couldn’t believe that there was so much packed into such a little space. It’s free to enter but donations are appreciated. My six year old loved looking at the fossils and the adults liked...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank darceyhorse
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

This is a small museum full of the history of the port. There are many artefacts in cases, examples of boats, paintings and photos with accompanying information. The old lockup can be seen outside at the end of the building. A very interesting visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mjvhav
Reviewed August 17, 2018

A must visit whilst in Watchet, not the biggest Museum but holds lots of history and a worthwhile 20mins. It even holds a donated photo from a relative!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Simon T
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Great little museum run by a local, so good knowledge,right next to harbour and esplanade for refreshments and chip shop /cafes all round

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jimliddell48
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Entry is free but donations invited. Not much time needed to few the interesting items on display because the museum is about the floorspace of a village store. (Hence only 3 stars)

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Drehort
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