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Friendly, enthusiastic and informative curator.

What a lovely trip into the past! Great to see a rare, old FD Henning, Alice, ginger beer bottle... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Delightful and well organised

The place we were staying suggested we visit here and it was well worth the time and small entrance... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Gillian G
Axminster, United Kingdom
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“local history”(2 reviews)
“old town hall”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What a lovely trip into the past! Great to see a rare, old FD Henning, Alice, ginger beer bottle! The meticulously recreated household scenes of yesteryear, are a joy to behold, and from Victorian fashion to Boer war memorabilia, there really is something for everyone...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2018

The place we were staying suggested we visit here and it was well worth the time and small entrance fee. We knew nothing about Darling before we stayed in the town for a couple of nights but this museum helped us learn a lot more....More

Thank Gillian G
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Traveled with friends and we were surprised to discover such a well presented collection. Loved the farming section.

Thank stephanmoser
Reviewed 20 September 2018

A wonderful little place to experience art and culture. The people are also very friendly. Worth a visit.

Thank JanineT269
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

The museum is well kept and the exhibits are all well presented and lots of information provided. Entry cost is very affordable.

Thank MikeMouse2910
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This was an unexpected surprise! The exhibits are well thought out, it was a real journey down memory lane. And into an era long gone.There is even an interactive section for children. Put together by local folks, it is well worth a visit. There is...More

Thank DavidG15773
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Always enjoy going to the Darling museum with its detailed dioramas and information - thank you to the staff who assisted with our meander which lead to sweets, cheese, lunch and beer at 4 separate establishments! Darling Sweets / Udderly Delicious / Marmalade Cat /...More

Thank Andre B
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Friendly Staff. What a wonderful travel to the old days. Wonderful town on our doorstep. Will be back

Thank michaelporter1907
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Even my teenage daughter enjoyed a wonderful time at this exceptionally well presented museum. Extensive historic information and elaborate exhibitions really bring history to life - even if you are not that much into history. A separate shed houses many wagons and carts. Don't miss...More

Thank the_forest_fairy
Reviewed 20 May 2018

We visited the Darling Museum during an open day, and it was an interesting experience. My partner and I visited once before, but with the open day they had artisans and crafters of various kinds showing off their trades and techniques. It was enjoyable watching...More

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