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brilliant place to visit

lots of very interesting things to see,from old toys to farm tools and lots of local history. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
pamela w
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Excellent local museum

Definitely worth a visit. Lots of interesting things to look at. The D Day Piper Bill Millen... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
MalcolmMcC
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London, United Kingdom
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With 11 rooms over 3 floors the museum is most famous for its display of Piper Bill Millins D-Day bagpipes. The displays in Dawlish Museum are regularly updated and depict life past and present in the town and notably tell the story of the February...more
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The Knowle Barton Terrace | Barton Terrace, Dawlish EX7 9QH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lots of very interesting things to see,from old toys to farm tools and lots of local history. The people working there are very friendly and helpful.Entrance fee is very reasonable. Well worth a visit,you can even sit in the garden.

Thank pamela w
Andrew W, volunteer at Dawlish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review the Museum and we're pleased you had such a positive experience.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. Lots of interesting things to look at. The D Day Piper Bill Millen exhibition was quite moving.

Thank MalcolmMcC
Andrew W, volunteer at Dawlish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for your review.

Reviewed 14 May 2018

Great for all things past.Had a wonderful 90min looking and reading about the past. This museum has a wonderful collection of items from all walks of life and is housed in a beautiful house at the bottom of Barton Hill Car Park.

Thank SidneySeagull
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Having been meaning to visit the museum in Dawlish since we moved here, we spent 3 pleasant hours this afternoon leafing through photo albums, watching videos and perusing the varied exhibits. It offers a wide mix that would appeal to all the family. Definitely a...More

Thank AlliFos
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Well worth a visit if you are in the area, a lot of history is held here all about Dawlish, history from years back up to date when the storms brought the railway to a standstill. Visit and enjoy, a room dedicated to a Dawlish...More

Thank PeteNN8
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Good local museum, not boring, cheap entry fee, do visit. car parking is adjacent and the park itself is worth exploring

Thank qsbuilder1947
Reviewed 20 August 2017

A lovely little museum with some very interesting exhibits. Lots of things for the children to look at/play with as we went round.

Thank Jacqui P
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Having stayed around Dawlish several times, we'd never had a good look around the actual town. I'm glad we now have and I'm also glad we decided to visit this lovely little museum. We were welcomed warmly by one of the nice volunteers who run...More

Thank bensT9107YL
Andrew W, volunteer at Dawlish Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

Many thanks for such a warm and well thought out response. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit to the town and our lovely museum. Thank you.

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Very interesting museum with a lot of items on display Easy to find Several videos to watch Friendly volunteers running it On three floors

Thank SR2012_10
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We went to see the room devoted to Bill Mullen the piper of D Day Landings and Pegasus Bridge fame. Also this year they have a display of wedding dresses from vToysictorian times.

Thank Nannawolfie
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Anita H
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Only assistance dogs I'm afraid.
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clarepotter98
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£2 for adults,only £1 for children and concessions plus a family ticket (2 adults 2 children) is £5 with free return as often as you like for 7 days.
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