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Margate Museum

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Hidden gem!!!

I was walking along by the sea one lunchtime and saw the sign for the museum. It is really good... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Interesting Museum

A fairly small building, originally the Police Station and Magistrates Court, with every corner now... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Peter R
Dartford, United Kingdom
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Old Town Hall, Market Place, Margate CT9 1ER, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was walking along by the sea one lunchtime and saw the sign for the museum. It is really good value for money and really interesting, even for those who wouldn't normally be interested in this type of thing. Also the old courthouse upstairs is...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fairly small building, originally the Police Station and Magistrates Court, with every corner now packed with interesting artefacts on and about the history of Margate. Entry is only £2.00 or £1.50 for concessions. The very friendly lady on the front desk gave us a...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Myself and my wife popped in yesterday.Lady at the reception desk extremely helpful and welcoming.The helpful guides were extremely welcoming and have a great knowledge of all things Margate and more.We were very fortunate to have Horacio explain a number of very interesting facts not...More

Thank LWSJL01
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Very interesting and well laid out. Lots of local history displayed factually and lots of pictures and seaside favourites on show. Most popular was the well known statue donkey that hundreds of children had their photos taken on,. Well worth the cheap entrance fee.

Thank Trip278740
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Visited here a good few months ago although not a large mueseam found it very informative. Lots of old photos from bygone days I personally like the old black and whites. Photos from 60s brought back memories. Found the mueseam well worth a visit would...More

Thank colin d
Reviewed 21 September 2018

This was my favorite place in the old town. We were very lucky to visit on a Friday as I think it would normally be closed but it was heritage weekend so it was open. This museum is small but filled with lots of interesting...More

Thank PJRomford
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We were lucky enough for Horacio to give us a full guided tour of the museum and he was absolutely fantastic. Such knowledge of not only Margate but European history in general with a wicked sense of humour to boot. The museum is a fantastic...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit. The stories of the aboriginal people are great to read. There is the biggest collection of cameras I have ever seen. Really interesting great history

Thank YvonneEmery
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This is a very interesting and quirky little museum which has a lot of interesting information about the history of Margate. We were given a tour by a volunteer guide who was enthusiastic and knowledgeable. Plenty to keep my grandchildren entertained.

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Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

A little gem of a museum in the heart of Margate. Fascinating history and artefacts. The staff are well informed and on hand for any questions you may have.

Thank Mesbah S
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Dorothy B
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Meaningless question with regards to the Museum. Still, what do you expect from a Ramsgatonian? Margate Gooner