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Grace Darling Museum

Radcliffe Road, Bamburgh NE69 7AE, England
+44 1668 214910
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Moving and thought provoking

This small but highly informative and interesting museum tells the full story that many of us know... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
nauntongolfer
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Hidden gem?

My wife and I have just visited this lovely, and very interesting, museum. It is full of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
peterdaviddouglasb
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Wigan, United Kingdom
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The RNLI Grace Darling Museum tells the story of Grace and her father's heroic rescue of nine survivors of the wreck of the SS Forfarshire in September 1838. The museum is a small site, with a stunning view from the first floor. The main gallery includes the boat Grace and her father rowed to the rescue. RNLI Grace Darling Museum is a family-friendly site with trails, activities and temporary exhibitions during school holidays. We look forward to welcoming you.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“actual boat” (40 reviews)
“worth a visit” (56 reviews)
“church opposite” (18 reviews)
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Radcliffe Road, Bamburgh NE69 7AE, England
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+44 1668 214910
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This small but highly informative and interesting museum tells the full story that many of us know of but few know the full details. The museum gives an insight in to Grace Darling and her family and the hardships they endured in their everyday lives....More

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Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for this lovely review. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit, as we do try to appeal to all ages

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Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I have just visited this lovely, and very interesting, museum. It is full of fascinating facts relating to Grace Darling and a video gives insight into how women of today continue to serve courageously in the RNLI. We received a warm welcome,...More

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Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your very kind review. It's so nice to hear you enjoyed your visit and would recommend it to others

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Reviewed 6 days ago

visited this Gem of a Museum while down in Bamburgh and really enjoyed our visited to the museum giving us a fascinating story of grace darling heroism at sea. Would highly recommend this museum to my friends and family and those that are planning on...More

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Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit and would recommend it to others.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was so good to see this RNLI managed museum which is a tribute to the famous Northumberland heroine. It is small but well laid out with so much information in such a small place - well worth a visit and a donation to this...More

Thank Terry W
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Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words. It's great to hear you enjoyed your visit to our museum and would recommend it to others.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this museum knowing the history and were so impressed- very interesting and all for free. I would definitely recommend this to both adults and children although not for young children as there wouldn’t be anything to hold their attention. Once you’ve visited the...More

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Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for this lovely review. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit and would recommend it to others. During the school hiolidays, we always try and offer extra family activities, so there's something to engage all ages,

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can’t go to Bamburgh and not hear about the heroine Grace Darling. The fact that the RNLI have a small free museum dedicated to her tells a tale in its self. The museum has 2 videos telling the story of the disaster that spurned...More

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Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit and would recommend it to others

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting museum,small but well laid out.Parking in side roads.Free admission,gift shop.Helpful polite lady in charge,nothing to much trouble.Enjoyable visit

Thank Nick A
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Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review, we're delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent small museum, well arranged and informative. And free! Grace is buried in the church opposite which is also worth a look..

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Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review, it's great to hear you enjoyed your visit

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small but very interesting little museum. We knew the story of Grace Darling because there is a unit in the English textbook in Bavaria. Nice multimedia explanation, nice shop, it's free and you can go across the strett to visit the Grace Darling memorial.

Thank Jochen S
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Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. We enjoy meeting visitors from all over the world and we're delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting museum telling the uplifting story of Grace Darling. Free to enter with exhibits suitable for all ages. 180 years after the event Ms Darling's bravery is more relevant than ever before.

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Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review, we're delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit

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Paulagregchapman
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Response from Stuart B | Reviewed this property |
Free in, but after reading the stories, you may wish to donate!
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Christine W
15 May 2017|
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Response from Grace D | Property representative |
Hello, There is no designated car park for the museum. There is on street parking available in Bamburgh.
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Response from tchell2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open,also the church opposite,where Grace has a tomb in the graveyard.,go in the church as it so rewarding.
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