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Coffee and cake

Great find with lovely friendly people. Amazing interactive activities for young and old alike... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
gnasher110876
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Ripley, United Kingdom
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A "Must" visit

A small but very well presented museum telling of life in Combe Martin, made even better by the... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
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A local history museum which tells the story of Combe Martin over three floors, social, trade and industry and maritime history. We run Seashore Safaris in the summer, children's activities and hold regular coffee mornings (see our website). The...more
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Cross Street | Eberleigh House, Combe Martin, Exmoor National Park EX34 ODH, England
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Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Great find with lovely friendly people. Amazing interactive activities for young and old alike. Well worth the time.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

A small but very well presented museum telling of life in Combe Martin, made even better by the lovely women on the desk who were happy to answer questions and tell their own stories...living history....excellent!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mrs Mavis A
pat c, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Hi Mavis, We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit, our volunteers have a wealth of information between them and it is lovely to listen to their stories. We hope that you will visit us again. Best wishes, Pat

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Terrific little museum which charts the history of life in Combe Martin from agriculture to the silver mines of which there were many in Victorian times. Amazing to think that such a beautiful waterfront area and beach were once an industrial slum with considerable deprivation...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kerry C
pat c, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Hi Kerry, Thank you very much, we are pleased that you enjoyed your visit and that you were able to gain a historical picture of Combe Martin through the ages. Please come again. Best wishes, Pat

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Fasanting, informative, amazing, brilliant, helpful interesting, a must to visit, full of amazing stuff

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

There was so much more in the Coombe Martin museum than it looked like being from the outside. There was so much information for all ages and there was good interactive sections. Excellent photos and displays. We wanted to know more about the flood in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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pat c, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

We are really pleased that you enjoyed your visit, the Museum is a bit like a Tardis isn't it? We are here to give people as much information as we can about the village and it's history. I will pass on your kind words to...More

Reviewed 15 June 2018

Coombe Martin is a small village but to have such a well presented and modern museum is a welcome surprise. Visit and learn about the mining which created the town, the minerals, the events which created a strong local culture in what would have been...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank John W
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Thought I was going in the TIC at first but got surprise with a museum full of of local history. Very helpful staff.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank IAN S
pat c, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

Hi Ian, So pleased that you visited us and enjoyed our three floors of local history. Our volunteers are very enthusiastic about the museum and enjoy their role. Hope to see you again. Best wishes, Pat

Reviewed 13 April 2018

Fab little museum. £2.50 for adults and children free. Easily a 1 1/2 hours can be spent here. Lots of interactive displays for the kids. friendly and knowledgeable staff. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank laurents4
pat c, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Thank you for your kind review, we are very pleased that your enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again. Best wishes, Pat

Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Spent a good 2hours in here, very good value for money the children said they would love to go again,using the equipment to look at items from the sea.

Date of experience: April 2018
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pat c, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Really pleased that you enjoyed your visit, the microscope is good fun nd adds a different dimension to looking t what you have found. Look forward to seeing you again. Best wishes, Pat

Reviewed 25 March 2018

Small but interesting and well-laid out museum. Very helpful and friendly person in attendance. Told us all about the annual celebration of the capturing of the Earl of Tyrone. Well-worth the £1.50 entrance fee. Has a few gift type things for sale and books

Date of experience: March 2018
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pat c, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Thank you very much for your review, very pleased that you enjoyed your visit.

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Hi Joanne, I only visited the museum so couldn't honestly say if you can or not. However if you give them a call on 01271889031 on Tues, Wed or Thurs between 10.30 - 3, these are the winter opening times, they will be able... More
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