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RNLI Selsey Lifeboat Station and Museum

Lifeboat Station Kingsway, Selsey PO20 0DL, England
+44 1243 602833
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I'm surprised how much my kids love this place.

It's just a lifeboat station so surely there's not much interest for children? I didn't think so... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jacob F
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Lovely visit

It’s lovely to support such a lovely bunch of people. We visited at the start of Lifeboat week last... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michelle N
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“boat house” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Lifeboat Station Kingsway, Selsey PO20 0DL, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's just a lifeboat station so surely there's not much interest for children? I didn't think so but surprisingly this is one of my son's favourite places to go. They have a room with things to read and do. There's always been a member of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s lovely to support such a lovely bunch of people. We visited at the start of Lifeboat week last Monday on an open evening. They were very informative and welcoming. I’m very proud of them 😀

Thank Michelle N
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Lina C, Volunteer at RNLI Selsey Lifeboat Station and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Michelle N, Thank you for your lovely comments about your visit to our Open Evening at Selsey Lifeboat Station and I trust you were able to enjoy some of the other events taking place during Lifeboat Week.here in Selsey. Best wishes Lina C

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It always pleases me to see an RNLI Station, it is with great respect what these volunteers do to help save life, especially as we all know the sea can be so harse, This is a fine station and well worth a visit, we were...More

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Lina C, Volunteer at RNLI Selsey Lifeboat Station and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Philip H, Very pleased to hear that you were made welcome when you visited Selsey Lifeboat Station recently. As you are aware RNLI Lifeboat Stations are manned mostly by volunteers, here at Selsey we just have two full time staff the Coxswain and the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently moved to Selsey, and on one of walks we stopped in on the Lifeboat station. They have a shop ad you can get a tour upstairs with a volunteer who tells you all about the history of the RNLI Selsey and you get...More

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Lina C, Volunteer at RNLI Selsey Lifeboat Station and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Beef36, so pleased you enjoyed your visit to Selsey Lifeboat Station and do pop in to see us again. This week is Lifeboat Week something going on each evening at Pubs and Clubs in Selsey to help raise money for Selsey Lifeboat Station. the...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

We had not been to Selsey for a while and noted that the old lifeboat jetty and boathouse have been removed and there is now a new lifeboat station in place. It is very visitor friendly with a viewing gallery, lift, toilets, displays, shop ,...More

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Lina C, Volunteer at RNLI Selsey Lifeboat Station and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Hi MYDOGSISFINN So pleased you enjoyed your visit to our new lifeboat station at Selsey. We rely on supporters like your yourself to help us keep the station operational and continue our work of saving lives in and on the water. Best wishes

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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

What a bonus. My wife and I had 2 hours to waste before checking in to our accommodation, so we decided to visit. We spent an hour in the lovely company of volunteer Ken and Geoff, a veteran who previously manned boats here. Nothing was...More

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Lina C, Volunteer at RNLI Selsey Lifeboat Station and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Hi veryhappy064, So very pleased to hear that you and your wife enjoyed visiting Selsey Lifeboat Station. All our volunteers love to talk to our visitors about the RNLI and our Lifeboats at Selsey. Like most Lifeboat Stations ours is run by Volunteers we only...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Cool little place: definitely worth an hour's visit. Staff are super friendly and the boat itself awesome. Ask to see the photo of how much coastline has been reclaimed by the sea in the last 80 years- it would stop you buying a coastal property!More

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Lina C, Volunteer at RNLI Selsey Lifeboat Station and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Hi thewandererBrighon, So pleased you enjoyed your visit to Selsey Lifeboat Station and that you found our volunteers friendly. Our lifeboat is one of the new Shannon Class, the latest class of RNLI Lifeboats built at the RNLI workshops in Poole Dorset. The cost of...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Very enjoyable and informative visit for all of us on a Sunday afternoon. Mini lifeboat crew jackets and helmets for the kids to try on too. You get a really close up view of the lifeboat standing on the viewing platform and our young Grandson...More

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Lina C, Volunteer at RNLI Selsey Lifeboat Station and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Hi linleo40 So pleased you and your grandson enjoyed your visit to Selsey Lifeboat Station and we hope if you are in the area again you will pop in to see us we love to welcome back our visitors. The Station is on call 24/7...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

We made a visit to the New Lifeboat Station in Selsey shortley after moving to the area. This is a working lifeboat station which is launched regularly to assist boats and persons in distress off the Sussex coast line.The visit was very informative and gives...More

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Lina C, Lifeboat Station Volunteer at RNLI Selsey Lifeboat Station and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Hi Robert B, So pleased you enjoyed your recent visit to Selsey Lifeboat Station after moving to the area and we hope you will be very happy living on the Sussex coast. Look out for "Selsey Lifeboat Week" beginning on 28th July 2018 events going...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

We were on a short break in Selsey and went for a walk in the direction of the the lifeboat station. It was a pleasant surprise to be given a fascinating guide tour with videos. What an amazing organisation and people.More

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Lina C, other at RNLI Selsey Lifeboat Station and Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Dear robertspet8, So pleased that you enjoyed visiting Selsey Lifeboat Station during your short break in Selsey. The station is a working station on duty 24/7 ready to go to the assistance of any one out on or in the sea. As with all RNLI...More

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