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Combe Martin Museum

Cross Street | Eberleigh House, Combe Martin, Exmoor National Park EX34 ODH, England
+44 1271 889031
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A real education.

We wanted something to do so we went into the Museum. What a fascinating place? So much local... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
richard0804
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Westbury, United Kingdom
Great place to visit

Found this place whilst walking around Combe Martin, and how pleased we did. What a great little... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
chrisles2016
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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A local history museum which tells the story of Combe Martin over three floors, social, trade and industry and maritime history. We run Seashore Safaris in the summer, children's activities and hold regular coffee mornings (see our website). The museum is Makaton friendly (symbol language)and accessible to those with a visual impairment through the use of the 'Talking Pen'. The museum is very child friendly and accessible to wheelchair users. We have a Copy Shop with A3/A4 printing,photocopying and laminating facilities. Free Wi-Fi. Summer opening hours - 10.30 - 5.00 7 days per week, winter hours - Tuesday, Wednesday,Thursday 10.30 - 3.30
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  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“worth a visit” (13 reviews)
“rainy day” (5 reviews)
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Cross Street | Eberleigh House, Combe Martin, Exmoor National Park EX34 ODH, England
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+44 1271 889031

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted something to do so we went into the Museum. What a fascinating place? So much local knowledge. A real Gem. Well worth a visit.

Thank richard0804
TeapotPat, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, So pleased that you enjoyed your visit, we are very proud of our museum and hope to see you again. Best wishes, Pat

Reviewed 13 May 2017

Found this place whilst walking around Combe Martin, and how pleased we did. What a great little museum. We were given a very warm welcome by the lady on reception before we started to look round. It just so happened they were also having a...More

Thank chrisles2016
TeapotPat, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Hi, So pleased that you founds us, our volunteers really enjoy their stewarding and the coffee mornings are growing and help to sustain the museum as we are self funding and rely on, fundraising and donations. Looking forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Fab local museum, nice place to while away a couple of hours, lots to discover about the beautiful Combe Martin. Very knowledgeable museum guides, who are willing to take the time to explain the exhibits. There are some interactive exhibits for children and adults alike,...More

Thank SusanGillardBrown
TeapotPat, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Thank you very much for the positive review, so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. Our volunteers are very proud of the museum and are very willing to go the extra mile. Hope to see you again. Best wishes, Pat

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Fan little museum.. ..with knowledgeable staff... and well organised . well worth a visit. Found out lots about Combe Martin I never knew.

Thank mcdavies30
Reviewed 15 April 2017

So nice to see a small village caring about their heritage. lots on display, worth a visit...a great museum

Thank johnsidney21
TeapotPat, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

Hi John, We are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit, yes, the village is quite passionate about it's heritage. Hope to see you again. Best wishes, Pat

Reviewed 29 March 2017

. A very interesting small museum which tells the story of the Town very well. The volunteers are to be congratulated on what has been achieved in presenting the history of their town.

Thank Michael Ross G
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Off the main road the museum offers an insight to the history and working life of Combe Martin, much of it now gone. It gives an insight in to the mining, fishing and daily lives of the village through time. There are interactive displays and...More

Thank Braukmann
TeapotPat, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2016

Hi, Thank you for reviewing the museum, we are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit, we feel that the displays give a good flavour of village life in the past. We hope that you will visit again and see other displays. Best wishes, Pat

Reviewed 25 September 2016

Called in the museum with my partner on a rainy day in Combe Martin. We had intended to go in there anyway, and enjoyed our visit. It is a very traditional museum telling the story of the village in the classic way, with graphic panels...More

Thank carrie534
TeapotPat, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2016

Hello, Thank you for visiting the museum and I am pleased that you enjoyed your visit. I apologise if you were made to feel uncomfortable. We welcome feedback and hope to see you again. Many thanks, Pat

Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

First time here and we'll worth it the drive down was seven hours but mainly traffic related satnav said four on a good day maybe but it was a Saturday so would expect to be buisy we set off at five am to hoping to...More

Thank leslie r
TeapotPat, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2016

Hi Leslie, Sorry to hear about your journey, always lots of traffic this time of year. Thank you for your comments. I hope that you will come and see us again. Best wishes, Pat

Reviewed 18 August 2016

We revisited the museum again and found it, as always, a vibrant and fascinating place with lots to interest all age groups. What a pity that so many people simply pass museums by when an interesting hour of two can be spent exploring finding out...More

Thank Hilary F
TeapotPat, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2016

Hi Hilary and Ian, Thank you very much for your positive review. You have made this museum what it is today, With very best wishes, Pat and all of the museum volunteers.

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j0anne47
Hello, do you allow a small dog in the museum if I carry her? Many thanks Joanne
1 May 2016|
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Response from Sue C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Joanne, I only visited the museum so couldn't honestly say if you can or not. However if you give them a call on 01271889031 on Tues, Wed or Thurs between 10.30 - 3, these are the winter opening times, they will be able... More
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