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SALCOMBE MARITIME MUSEUM

Council Hall Market Street | Market Street, Salcombe TQ8 8DE, England
+44 1548 843080
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great little museam

very small, only 2 rooms, but very interesting and informative, One room devoted to the areas... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
scimitarss1
,
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
For anyone with even half an interest in the sea and ships, this little gem is a must Easily

Easily located this small museum is packed with all sorts of maritime items especially many... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
Clivros
,
St Austell, United Kingdom
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Council Hall Market Street | Market Street, Salcombe TQ8 8DE, England
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+44 1548 843080
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

very small, only 2 rooms, but very interesting and informative, One room devoted to the areas wrecks, the other to ships built in Salcombe and special display of East Prawle Coastwatch

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Easily located this small museum is packed with all sorts of maritime items especially many pictures of local interest , and collected items from local wrecks. A jolly good place to pass an hour or so.

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Reviewed 14 July 2017

The small museum is very much based on local maritime history. There are some very moving stories of local men who lost their lives at sea and some very interesting relics and finds from local wrecks. The small entry fee is very much worthwhile.

Thank Avril G
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

Museum offers a wide range of exhibits linked by their common local elements.I found the presentation to be excellent and thoroughly enjoyed my visit.

Thank Michael S
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

Small museum devoted to Salcombe's maritime history which is typical of its ilk - staffed by a very friendly curator and jammed with, not stunning exhibits, but ordinary objects with a local back story and tales of human sacrifice and endeavour. All for £2

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

A lovely museum with many interesting exhibits and information . The story of the lifeboat disaster was so moving.

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Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Lots of shipwrecks makes makes lots interest in the area .treasure hunting I guess This is a small museum of just two rooms A very friendly man greeted us and helped with our questions It's close to the bus stop to the parking area .....More

Thank Christine B
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Reviewed 21 April 2016

if you want a little information about Salcombe history then this is a great place not very big but packed with all the information a visitor would want about its history

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Reviewed 10 April 2016

Small local museum with a mixture of maritime and local merchant history. Worth visiting for the history of Dartmouth and how the present street scene close to the river has been reclaimed from the river bed.

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Roger B, Manager at SALCOMBE MARITIME MUSEUM, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2016

Thank you for the review but, unfortunately it refers to Dartmouth Museum not Salcombe Maritime Museum. Hope you are able visit us too while you are in the area

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Reviewed 10 March 2016

Worth a visit especially for the kids on a rainy day . The displays are carefully put together to really tell the wonderful story the museum explains .

Thank Oliver P
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