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Royal Naval Patrol Service Museum

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The Royal Naval Patrol Service Monument 1939-46 -`Lest We Forget'

Our visit to the Sparows Nest Gardens in Lowestoft gave the opportunity to pay homage and salute... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
London, United Kingdom

Brilliant place to visit, plenty of photos, and well researched history of the naval fleet from... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Donna H
Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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9 Aug 2018
“The Royal Naval Patrol Service Monument 1939-46 -`Lest We Forget'”
10 Aug 2017
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

Our visit to the Sparows Nest Gardens in Lowestoft gave the opportunity to pay homage and salute the Royal Naval Patrol Service, where the 2385 names officers and men are remembered close to the harbour, in 16 clusters,in alphabetical order, missing in action, with no...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Brilliant place to visit, plenty of photos, and well researched history of the naval fleet from Lowestoft!! We went to find my husbands grandfathers history as he had been on the minesweepers for the North Atlantic convoys. Very helpful volunteers!!!!!! Would be an excellent day...More

1  Thank Donna H
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We travelled purposely to see if we could gather any info about my grandfather who served on a mine sweeper and was lost during the war We found lots of items.of reference to him and his ship Leo one of the trustee who helps at...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Plenty of photos and very helpfull staff to help with anything you need to know about the royal naval patrol service

1  Thank Southessexmale
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Very interesting and thought provoking display of photos and equipment. Well worth a visit to this volunteer run establishment.

Thank alexandra160
Reviewed 16 February 2016

This is a collection and an archive and a memorial all rolled into one. If you are expecting the glitz of a modern display-type museum forget it. If you want to be inundated with the feeling of a dedication to the memory of every member...More

1  Thank Mark C
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Although the museum is only quite small and and not particularly well sited it contained masses of artifacts and information relating to the Royal Naval Patrol Service based in Lowestoft in WW2 together with information about civilian casualties etc at that time

1  Thank alexandra160
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Enjoyed seeing some of the memorabilia in there, particularly as I served on HMS Lowestoft. Also found lots of interesting info on the war-time exploits of the RN patrol crews in WW2.

1  Thank JohnBrundle
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Another museum in Lowestoft well worth a visit for those interested In the Naval Patrol, keeping our shores safe. Excellent value for money.

Thank Gillian M
Reviewed 28 June 2015

This is one of the reasons we went to Lowestoft as a member of family was in the RNPS. We found out so much information and the staff are all a mind of information. They could answer almost every question we asked.There is so much...More

1  Thank EdinburghYorkygirl
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