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Purfleet Heritage and Military Centre

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A must see part of history

The Purfleet Heritage and Military centre is tucked away on a 1970s housing estate in Purfleet... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mickbotton
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Essex, United Kingdom
Well worth the effort to get here

One of my friends visited here, contacted me and said it’s a must for a visit! Arranged to drop my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nnmercman
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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Centurion Way, Garrison Estate,, Purfleet, Thurrock RM19 1QQ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Purfleet Heritage and Military centre is tucked away on a 1970s housing estate in Purfleet Essex , it houses some amazing relics from first and second world wars its a real hands on place , The staff are all very helpful and there knowledge...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mickbotton
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my friends visited here, contacted me and said it’s a must for a visit! Arranged to drop my wife off at nearby Lakeside shopping centre (yawn) and so had a few hours to wander round with my friend (it’s less than 10mins drive...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

Having grown up nearby, and returned often to visit my parents, I had no idea this even existed! My Mum suggested it as she at least knew of it and we were very glad she did! It is an Aladdin's cave of artefacts, documents, memorabilia...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

An excellent way to spend a couple of hours. Only £3.00. Well worth the money. So many items of local history. Staff very knowledgeable and very helpful. Thank you all for a nice time.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 245elainer
Reviewed 1 July 2018

great museum well worth the money plenty to see staff very helpfull this is my forth visit back now when you want a break you can get a nice cup of tea and cake it well worth a vist michael rainham essex

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Located where you would not expect but worth the trip to see the collection and know that you are amongst the garrision that proected our parents and grandparents.... exceptional place

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank TeaTotty
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Quirky little museum run entirely on voluntary effort featuring militaria and Purfleet local history. It is absolutely packed with stuff, clearly they find it hard to turn down any donation and all credit to them for saving things that would otherwise have been lost. It...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Owenian
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Traditional military / war museum . This place is an absolute gem.. a must visit . I love it well done to all volunteers especially Alan . If you are disappointed with the modern war museum such as the imperial and the army , visit...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank mackinners
Reviewed 28 January 2018

A museum with no funding and run by volunteers who gratefully receive and donations be it artifacts or financial. An excellent , fascinating and educational 2 hours spent and considering only £3 great value.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank philip1970
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Housd in the last remaining Georgian powder store in Europe (apparently) the building itself is a listed building and it houses a lot of military memorabilia. Its presentation is somewhat haphazard and if you work your way round, you will suffer from information overload. Much...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank John H
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