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We went with young children for a visit, definitely worth a visit if in town and have a spare... read more

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James G
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We visited here on the day of Margate Pride, the staff couldn’t have been more friendly or helpful... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Old Town Hall, Market Place, Margate CT9 1ER, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went with young children for a visit, definitely worth a visit if in town and have a spare 30mins/an hour. It's only £2 an adult and under 16s are free, plus, for an extra £1 You can go to the Tudor House too. Lots...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited here on the day of Margate Pride, the staff couldn’t have been more friendly or helpful. It’s a great little museum about the history of Margate & it still has the court cells. A must visit if you are in Margate.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only had time for a brief visit but a tour lady guided us through the main parts of the museum and quickly recognized the type of exhibits in which we were interested.

1  Thank Mike K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have spent a most enjoyable time this morning at this charming and interesting museum set in such a atmospheric historical building . You get a real feel for vintage Margate in all it’s glory . Lovely amiable staff who love to share their facts...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting mixture of items on display from old seaside entertainment to reminders of Dunkirk and the small ships. Lots to see and read about. We'll worth a visit

2  Thank RMJ59
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a whole lot there, but staff is very dedicated to answering any question, even before you ask them. Take a visit, worth a stop.

1  Thank mafac
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We spent a pleasant hour looking around Margate museum. The staff are friendly and knowledgable. There lots of artefacts to look at and the museum is situated in the old police station so you can look at the old police cells and the magistrates court.....More

1  Thank ilovecake2015
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Fantastic volunteer guides. Helpful and informative. Hour well spent in this delightful local museum.

1  Thank aremjay51
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

We had the pleasure of having a tour around the museum with the lovely Horacio. He knew his stuff and was such a funny and warm character. We left feeling like we'd learned the history of Margate plus lots more. We went in expecting to...More

2  Thank mlaytakeabow
Reviewed 4 June 2018

After visiting Margate for many years, finally got around to going to the Museum - something that I had meant to do many times. What a surprise to find out how big it is inside and crammed full of interesting things/pictures etc. There is so...More

3  Thank EJB22
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Dorothy B
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Response from MargateGooner | Reviewed this property |
Meaningless question with regards to the Museum. Still, what do you expect from a Ramsgatonian? Margate Gooner