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Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre

Meyrick Owen Way | Royal Dockyard Chapel, Pembroke Dock SA72 6WS, Wales
+44 1646 684220
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June Road Ride

A beautiful ex chapel, sdurrounded by lawns and plenty of free parking. Main emphasis was on the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Geraldine V
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Talybont, United Kingdom
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As a volunteer at this brilliant museum for over 2 years & as a resident of Pembroke Dock I was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael J
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Pembroke Dock, United Kingdom
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Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre tells the story of Pembroke Dock's unique history and its long connections with flying boats from biplanes to Sunderlands.* Displays, stories, models, medals, uniforms* Long service career of Sunderland and its various marks* Pembroke Dock in wartime - the largest flying boat station in the world* Other flying boats including the Catalina and civil variants* Dedicated Workshop Team conserving parts of a unique wartime survivor* Telling the story of Sunderland Flying Boat, serial number T9044
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  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Meyrick Owen Way | Royal Dockyard Chapel, Pembroke Dock SA72 6WS, Wales
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+44 1646 684220
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful ex chapel, sdurrounded by lawns and plenty of free parking. Main emphasis was on the sea plane. There were more men then women here. Small cafe and second hand book stall. If you are interested in planes this is a yes.More

Thank Geraldine V
Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for the review, Geraldine! We started out as a project to try and recover items from Sunderland T9044, and have expanded from there - Pembroke Dock has a rich heritage, and the story of the only Royal Dockyard in Wales is an important one,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

As a volunteer at this brilliant museum for over 2 years & as a resident of Pembroke Dock I was amazed at the history of the town that I didn't know,it's an ideal place for all ages with a play area for the little one...More

Thank Michael J
Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review Mike! As you know we value the opinions of our volunteers as much as we do those members of the public who come and visit us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I live locally and have been here many times every time I visit it keeps getting bigger and better with scale dioramas of d day landing beaches working morse code tapper and the sunderland cockpit recreation, if you are interested in military history from ww2...More

Thank comedydai
Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review - I'm so glad you're pleased with our continued efforts to improve our displays and exhibits!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Initially we were a little sceptical seeing such a small building , but what a pleasant surprise inside. The exhibits and detail is amazing. Details about the history of the dock through to the war years and the Sunderlands ... all interesting stuff . Well...More

Thank Quick T
Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for this great review - we are hoping to continue to improve and develop our displays and activities, so I hope you will find the time to come back and see us again in the future!

Reviewed 17 May 2017

The staff were courteous, well dressed, knowledgable, and enthusiastic, The displays were sympathetically restored, and easy to view, but what will live in my memory for a long time will be flying the Sunderland Simulator!

Thank Robert W
Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for this lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed the displays, and I will pass on your kind words regarding our staff and volunteers.

Reviewed 11 May 2017

Well worth searching out this excellent collection of memorabilia from the important WWII days of the Sunderland Flying Boats protecting the Atlantic convoys. There's also a good display of Pembroke Dockyard's part in naval and social history from 1816. And the volunteer guides make the...More

Thank 4041marlyn22
Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for this lovely review. Our volunteers are a real asset for us, and we wouldn't be nearly as engaging without their knowledge and enthusiasm.

Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Many highlights I rich tour through the recent warfare history of the Milford Estuary The enthusiasm from the volunteers is astonishing, that and the Sunderland cockpit experience is worth the visit alone Don't go there expecting an interactive bonanza, this place is about grit and...More

Thank SouthWestTyke
Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for this lovely review! We're so glad you appreciated our displays, and our volunteers will be so pleased to know they have made such a positive impression!

Reviewed 22 April 2017

I was here on the 21st April 2017 for the official opening of the interactive Sunderland Cockpit. I must admit that despite being a "local lad", I have previously not visited. I was there in my capacity as an Air Training Corp Adult SNCO, with...More

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Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thanks for this great review Kris! We're very pleased you enjoyed your experience here, and that you appreciate the hard work and dedication that our volunteer team has put into creating exhibits like the replica cockpit.

Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Only had had a few hours to spare so headed here,this is a very informative heritage centre and well worth a visit even with teenagers who found it very interesting too..

Thank Steve R
Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thanks for this great review! We are always trying to improve, and hopefully you might be able to visit again and spend a bit more time here next time. Glad you enjoyed the visit!

Reviewed 29 March 2017

A well placed museum, in a restored one-time chapel, impressive architecture, with fascinating historical information. artefacts all well set out, and a nice café. The staff were helpful and knowledgeable - a very good visit!

Thank ellie284
Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

Thanks for this great review, we're glad you enjoyed your time here and found it so interesting! We will pass this on to our volunteers, and let them know they are doing a good job.

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