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The Isle of Wight Shipwreck Centre and Maritime Museum

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Fascinating.

The grandchildren loved this place. One of them said it was like Peter Pan!!!! Lots to see and very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
micheleiow
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Ventnor, United Kingdom
Great Little Museum

Well worth a visit, fascinated me and my partner. Lots of interesting and local history. Small... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
dagdabear
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The grandchildren loved this place. One of them said it was like Peter Pan!!!! Lots to see and very interesting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank micheleiow
Reviewed 4 November 2018

The preview film held in the room just before going into the main museum is a must as it explains the beginnings of the collection and quite a number of the items in the museum itself and is quite lengthy. As for the collection, interesting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

Well worth a visit, fascinated me and my partner. Lots of interesting and local history. Small entry fee but worth it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dagdabear
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

My partners dad always wanted to visit here so we went round and was very happy small but imformative

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

The shipwreck centre is very small with not too much to view and quite pricey but within the location there are excellent shops and a lovely pub

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Huge awe inspiring collection! Could have spent hours there... so much to look at and so much to learn. Had totally underestimated the visit, can't believe it's not better advertised. Wow!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank lu705
Reviewed 20 September 2018

The Shipwreck Centre is one of a number of Visitor attractions located in the Arreton Barns Craft Village (PO30 3AA on the Isle of Wight). The building is simply stuffed full of items raised from the sea all of which give an atmospheric sense of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank WindsorLad2014
Reviewed 15 September 2018

There is a huge amount of artifacts to look at but it is definitely worth sitting through the video at the beginning as this gives the story behind the artifacts.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Caroline A
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely pub, lovely grub. Lots to choose from on the menu. The food came out quickly and was really nice. The staff are very friendly and helpful. Lots of families in here. Definitely recommend a visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank heaustin40
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Absolutely fascinating. Introductory video is a must - gives background and a bit of history of the place. The museum itself was packed full of artefacts - not a speck of dust anywhere! Well laid out and easy to read information without being to technical/heavy....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Annette J
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pauljo2005
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Response from Mitch48905 | Property representative |
Apologies, your message only just flagged up. Yes dogs are allowed as long as they are well behaved and under control . Thanks and regards. Martin
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Marina J
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Response from Mitch48905 | Property representative |
Thanks for enquiry, tickets are : Adult £5, Senior/Student £3.50 Children £2.50 Family £12 Thanks and regards, Shipwreck Centre
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