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Learning the ropes in Bridport Museum.

Before our short visit to Bridport I knew little about the town and the history of the area, but... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
k r
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
A compact local museum.

A small museum with a range of specialist exhibitions. The enthusiastic volunteer staff are very... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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25 South Street, Bridport DT6 3NR, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Before our short visit to Bridport I knew little about the town and the history of the area, but after the visit here (and the West Bay Discovery Centre) I felt I learned a lot. We were greeted on arrival and the contents of the...More

Thank k r
Reviewed 6 days ago

A small museum with a range of specialist exhibitions. The enthusiastic volunteer staff are very knowledgeable on local history. The museum features a number of small exhibitions on a variety of interesting local historical issues.

1  Thank bill999rta
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good to see this museum with history of Bridport and lots of information about the geology of the region with fossil displays and other interactive displays. Nicely laid out and fully accessible.

1  Thank HappyDays056
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very informative museum..fascinating to read about the rope making. Well kept, informative staff, well done !

1  Thank no1steveb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent museum documenting the history of Bridport including its rope making industry. Exhibits are well displayed and the volunteers friendly and informative.

Thank pbhPlymouth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointed with the rest of Bridport as it's mostly charity shops. This museum on the other hand was brilliant and worth a visit

Thank Fabba2014
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

We were visiting Bridport for the first time and found this very attractive museum building. We were welcomed by a member of staff who gave us a useful overview of the museum. We found the history and exhibition of rope and net making fascinating and...More

1  Thank LivvyGoodlife
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful had everything you could ask for lots of information about bridport and its heritage amazing old wagon upstairs had a lift aswell which was great 4 year old loved it here

1  Thank SophieBrooke
Reviewed March 26, 2018 via mobile

As the title suggests... We were greeted by two lovely ladies; one of which took my husband for a very knowledgable walk around whilst I wandered amongst the interesting artefacts! Worth a visit if you're in Bridport, don't forget to make a donation (it's free...More

3  Thank SamDennett
EmilyHicks, Manager at Bridport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2018

Thank you so much Sam for your lovely review. May I ask the date of your visit so I may give the feedback to our lovely volunteers?

Reviewed March 3, 2018

Great little museum with history of the area from dinosaurs through Romans to recent history of rope and netmaking with some wonderful old photos of these industries. Free to enter and staffed by knowledgeable local volunteers.. Definitely worth a couple of hours of your time.

1  Thank Stephen C
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Sophie C
November 3, 2017|
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Response from EmilyHicks | Property representative |
I'm afraid we only allowed assistance dogs inside the Museum. However, well-behaved dogs are always welcome to rest inside our porch!