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Father Christmas Visit!

We visited here for the first time today to see Father Christmas. It was a really sweet experience... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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visit with 30 children

we took 30 Beaver scouts to Crampton's Tower Museum cost minimal but staff informative to every... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2018
yvonne w
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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Crampton Tower The Broadway, Broadstairs CT10 2AB, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here for the first time today to see Father Christmas. It was a really sweet experience that the kids loved. The staff were so lovely and welcoming and really engaged with the kids. We spent a lot of time in the hall where...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 162gemmas
Reviewed September 28, 2018

we took 30 Beaver scouts to Crampton's Tower Museum cost minimal but staff informative to every last detail. loads to see from engines, plans, history of rail travel and 1800 models. trains of every discerption. The children could play with a lot. plenty of Broadstairs...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank yvonne w
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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Louise W
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.

Date of experience: May 2018
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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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank jja20
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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Hungry M
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.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank ghearsey
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.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Ezzie70
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

Date of experience: September 2017
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

Date of experience: July 2017
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