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The Isle of Wight Shipwreck Centre and Maritime Museum

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My partners dad always wanted to visit here so we went round and was very happy small but... read more

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Huge awe inspiring collection! Could have spent hours there... so much to look at and so much to... read more

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Arreton Barns Craft Village | On the main Sandown to Newport road, Arreton, England
+44 1983 533079
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Reviewed today via mobile

My partners dad always wanted to visit here so we went round and was very happy small but imformative

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The shipwreck centre is very small with not too much to view and quite pricey but within the location there are excellent shops and a lovely pub

Thank Kirston R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Huge awe inspiring collection! Could have spent hours there... so much to look at and so much to learn. Had totally underestimated the visit, can't believe it's not better advertised. Wow!

1  Thank lu705
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Shipwreck Centre is one of a number of Visitor attractions located in the Arreton Barns Craft Village (PO30 3AA on the Isle of Wight). The building is simply stuffed full of items raised from the sea all of which give an atmospheric sense of...More

1  Thank WindsorLad2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a huge amount of artifacts to look at but it is definitely worth sitting through the video at the beginning as this gives the story behind the artifacts.

1  Thank Caroline A
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely pub, lovely grub. Lots to choose from on the menu. The food came out quickly and was really nice. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Lots of families in here. Definitely recommend a visit.

1  Thank heaustin40
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Absolutely fascinating. Introductory video is a must - gives background and a bit of history of the place. The museum itself was packed full of artefacts - not a speck of dust anywhere! Well laid out and easy to read information without being to technical/heavy....More

1  Thank Annette J
Reviewed 22 August 2018

The museum is very interesting and has a lot of maritime finds from local dives. It is more focused around the findings of dives which I personally found very interesting rather than just looking at maritime items. The best part of the museum is the...More

1  Thank Hannah M
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

On the face of it, perhaps a bit of a quirky choice... but actually we had a really great time here - with the boys especially liking the quiz/treasure hunt around the shipwreck centre! xx

Thank Grin N
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We spent a good two hours looking through the museum and reading all the information on display, the children also liked filling out the quiz and finding the clues around the building, they also enjoyed the gift shop afterwards, as they do. The surrounding area...More

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3 September 2017|
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Response from Mitch48905 | Property representative |
Apologies, your message only just flagged up. Yes dogs are allowed as long as they are well behaved and under control . Thanks and regards. Martin
Marina J
10 April 2017|
Response from Mitch48905 | Property representative |
Thanks for enquiry, tickets are : Adult £5, Senior/Student £3.50 Children £2.50 Family £12 Thanks and regards, Shipwreck Centre