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A smal,l but excellent Museum with helpful volunteers.

As a Staff Manager of an Aviation Museum I do like visiting other museums for ideas and local... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Emsworth, United Kingdom
Brilliant staff

We visited the museum today as they had a children's activity day. It was fabulous, lots for the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday

As a Staff Manager of an Aviation Museum I do like visiting other museums for ideas and local history knowledge, sadly my wife does not, she went shopping. A good interesting local museum telling the story of this lovely town. I really liked the RAF...More

Thank DAVIDMS20050
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited the museum today as they had a children's activity day. It was fabulous, lots for the children to make and take home with them. The staff were brilliant with them and made everything such fun. They have come away with so much knowledge...More

Thank HNOR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small but fascinating little museum. Several staff were present and all seemed very well informed. We were greeted courteously at the beginning of the visit and when I asked about the suffragist movement memorabilia, a lady came forward to fill us in on the historical...More

Thank Elaineh876
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

The museum deserves support. It's free entry funded from donations and has some interesting exhibits. Allow 30 minutes to look round.

Thank Dobsons21_13
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Sidmouth Museum is a fascinating, small, local history museum which is free to visit. It has a fine collection of rocks and fossils from the Jurassic period and tells the story of how Sidmouth transformed from a fishing village into a popular seaside resort in...More

1  Thank lovetotravel1704
Reviewed 9 June 2018

For a historian this is a delightful local museum with well displayed information. Helpful, friendly staff who are rightfully proud of their museum. Currently there is an excellent display about the Suffrage movement and the local connections.

Thank PGNM
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Very informative displays with lots to interest you on different aspects of the history of Sidmouth. Good to see the interactive quiz for the children

Thank Tony G
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Called in whilst wondering around Sidmouth. Glad we did was very well laid out and lots of local stuff. Does have stairs but worth the effort.

Thank JaneClive
Reviewed 22 April 2018

My husband and myself visited this lovely museum on a trip to Sidmouth. I especially enjoyed the Women's Suffrage exhibition. It was most interesting for such a quaint little place, and the staff were really helpful and nice. Please visit and leave a donation for...More

2  Thank westy58
Reviewed 9 April 2018

This building is packed full of fascinating information relevant to this town - photographs, tools, documents, prints and pictures. Of interest to children and adults with support from friendly staff. Good souvenir source and at the town's heart.

Thank MintyP79
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