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Crampton Tower Museum

Crampton Tower The Broadway, Broadstairs CT10 2AB, England
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Crampton Tower Museum

If your into train sets then this is the place for you .Its only a small building in size but it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
For lovers of model railways!

A lovely place to visit for children of all ages, 5 - 95, with an interest in model railways. Our... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
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Crampton Tower The Broadway, Broadstairs CT10 2AB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If your into train sets then this is the place for you .Its only a small building in size but it carries a lot of history with it .Ideal for maybe an hours visit .

Thank ghearsey
Reviewed 7 June 2017

A lovely place to visit for children of all ages, 5 - 95, with an interest in model railways. Our grandchildren enjoyed watching the exhibition set-ups, which were very impressive, and especially enjoyed the hands-on tracks which they could operate. We spent about 90 minutes...More

Thank JohnCRotherham
Reviewed 27 April 2017

If you're interestedl in some unusual local history this is the place to be. Elderly, enthusiastic volunteers willing to impart their knowledge in a non overly commercialised setting. Model trains with one very impressive layout, plenty of old photographs of local transport and history set...More

Thank Metal_MickeyNo1
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This museum is set in the old town waterworks and features railways, transport and local history. The tower is named after Thomas Crampton, a famous designer of locomotives and railways. Displays include examples of Crampton’s working drawings and models, copies of his patents, and some...More

12  Thank Sandygranny
Reviewed 13 September 2016

There are probably positive aspects to this area, if you like model trains and tales about water tower, although very keen, I like to explore and ask questions, I want allowed to do this so disappointing to me an lacking in any character .

Thank Thanet_Traveler
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Was really good seeing all the trains and old transport pictures and the tower itself. Great place and I would recommend this to anyone who is into trains.

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

Took the little people to Crampton Tower to see Santa yesterday. It was fantastic. Kids were spellbound. The tower has been transformed into an extension of Santa's workshop with a guided tour by two of his elves. It was very magical. The kids are still...More

2  Thank Fordesque
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Interesting museum of old transport,with model railways and villages.Lots of other unusual things to see.

1  Thank Cyndy B
Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Visited late afternoon with a 6 year old and a 9 year old, the 2 staff volunteers were so helpful answering all my children's questions age appropietly and told them to count all the colourful mice dotted around the museum, which they loved doing and...More

Thank Angelprincessstar
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Inside the the old water tower that served Broadstairs and surrounding buildings, the museum hides with train sets, models, toys as well as the story of the tower and the history and works of the engineer Thomas Crampton. Well worth a visit for an hour...More

1  Thank JBW2ALRL
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