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Crampton Tower Museum

Crampton Tower The Broadway, Broadstairs CT10 2AB, England
+44 1843 871133
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Worth a visit!!!!

The whole thing was very interesting, there was lots to see and plenty of broadstairs and East Kent... read more

Reviewed June 14, 2018
Louise W
via mobile
Tucked away from the seafront so too easily missed

This is a very interesting museum that is easily overlooked but not to be missed if you like... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2018
julianeagle
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Margate, United Kingdom
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Crampton Tower The Broadway, Broadstairs CT10 2AB, England
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Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

The whole thing was very interesting, there was lots to see and plenty of broadstairs and East Kent history. Very interactive for children and adults alike. I had great fun making the trains move round the tracks. Definitely worth a visit, the staff are lovely...More

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Reviewed May 29, 2018

This is a very interesting museum that is easily overlooked but not to be missed if you like railways and public transport. There are multiple high quality model railway exhibits.

Thank julianeagle
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Reviewed December 2, 2017 via mobile

Waited 90 minutes in queue to see santa only to find that santa was having a tea break which lasted 30 minutes. Santa didn't care that we were waiting for hours

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Reviewed December 1, 2017

This was a strange place to find ourselves. Another year we went to a Folk Week show next to the tower and I always wanted to return to have a closer look at this interesting old structure. So let me get this right. It was...More

Thank Hungry M
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Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

Went to see the lovely vintage train sets set out and run by enthusiasts who love the work that they do.

Thank ghearsey
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Reviewed October 1, 2017

The volunteer guide was very informative about an unsung hero. A fascinating place. We have recommended it to our son, especially as somewhere to take our small grandson at Christmas.

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Reviewed September 18, 2017

Me and my master Rogan popped in and were amazed by all the lovely train sets they have. Crampton was an engineer and inventor. The museum has train layouts and one is suitable for children to play with and there is one where they can...More

Thank SUKI-MS
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Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Small museum and interesting find. Spent around an hour talking with the staff and exploring the tower and dome. Great for history buffs and model railway enthusiasts. Would love to go to the top of the tower but it wasn't open to the public, hopefully...More

Thank nicolasutton958
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

If your into train sets then this is the place for you .Its only a small building in size but it carries a lot of history with it .Ideal for maybe an hours visit .

Thank ghearsey
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Reviewed June 7, 2017

A lovely place to visit for children of all ages, 5 - 95, with an interest in model railways. Our grandchildren enjoyed watching the exhibition set-ups, which were very impressive, and especially enjoyed the hands-on tracks which they could operate. We spent about 90 minutes...More

Thank JohnCRotherham
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