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Bridport Museum

25 South Street, Bridport DT6 3NR, England
+44 1308 458703
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great visit

very interesting museum especially enjoyed the rope making demonstration and a beautiful model of... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
Des V
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Perth, Australia
What a difference a year makes

Last visited about 18 months ago. Since then the museum closed for extensive - and expensive... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
artymart
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London, United Kingdom
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“rope making” (14 reviews)
“local history” (9 reviews)
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25 South Street, Bridport DT6 3NR, England
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+44 1308 458703
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

very interesting museum especially enjoyed the rope making demonstration and a beautiful model of the Hanah Ransom

Thank Des V
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Last visited about 18 months ago. Since then the museum closed for extensive - and expensive- refurbishment. Now reopened, it's an absolute delight. Light and airy and with more of the building's historic features on view, it presents an informal yet informative summary of Bridport's...More

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

well laid out lift to upper rooms very interesting so much history highly recommended lovely staff interactive things for kids good little shop

Thank Bethancc
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

So easy to walk past this museum on the main street. Once inside you are almost pounced upon by a rather lovely but very enthusiastic staff member who begins to show you all manner of treasures from Bridport. You are soon left alone to explore...More

Thank Margaret N
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

I have small children who run into the museum, excited to see the lion. The staff are so friendly and never make us feel like we are being too noisy. They kindly take their time to show us how to make the most of the...More

1  Thank sarah2457
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

A truly stunning museum outlining the towns history etc. The layout is really well done and fascinated us for some time. Don’t miss upstairs!

Thank peter r
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Entry is free with a donations box. Info on fossils, the history of fishing nets etc. Informative and worth a visit. Nicely refurbished.

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Small museum but interesting information on Bridport and the area. Very accessible for all and a great way the spend a couple of hours.

Thank Jeff P
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

This museum was refurbished earlier this year. The building looks like a gatehouse from the outside. Inside the 3 galleries are light and airy and very well laid out. We were welcomed by a volunteer who explained the lay out of the museum. The history...More

Thank MegDorset
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

It was raining a bit so we decided to have a look at the museum in Bridport which is just behind the clock tower in the centre. We found it really interesting and informative about the net and rope making in the area and there...More

Thank 186299Swanage
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