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Situated right on the Esplanade on Ventnor seafront this was free and interesting. As a youngster... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
Diane M
For those who love local history

We found this tiny gem of a museum on our trip to Ventnor on 31st July. At the front of the museum... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2016
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“Quirky and free museum, lovingly curated”
10 Oct 2017
“Autumn visit”
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to meet the proprietor while having a cuppa on Ventnor beach and were so glad we followed her recommendation to visit the recently overhauled museum. It has many fascinating photos of Ventnor's waterfront over the decades, including shipwrecks, and a history...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately this museum was shut and I saw some painting occurs g inside so it could be a seasonal attraction. The car parking machine was broken and several other shops were boarded up. The beach is super but is fairly exposed - across the English...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

An interesting place to visit, small, but packed with exhibits. It's on the seafront, and many of the exhibits are local to the museum, making it relevant to the area.

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Reviewed 2 June 2017

Have often walked past - so pleased I ventured in on my latest visit. Shop is very small but packed floor to ceiling with history / fossils / dolls house furniture/ artwork/ old photos /genuine water colours/ dolls /jewellery and so much more...could have spent...More

Thank Pat M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A little piece of Ventnor history. If you want to learn more about the local area and way of life, worth a visit.

Thank Becca C
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Situated right on the Esplanade on Ventnor seafront this was free and interesting. As a youngster, some 50 years ago, we holidayed at Ventnor and the highlight was the Blakes beach hut Mum & Dad rented every year, with as Mum & Dad called him...More

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Very quaint but proud that they flew the American flag for 7/11 They seem to try their very best to capture the feel of Ventnot

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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We found this tiny gem of a museum on our trip to Ventnor on 31st July. At the front of the museum is a small shop with various holiday trinkets, but behind the hanging beads is the museum which is full of old photos &...More

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