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The Dock Museum

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exYorkie148 wrote a review Oct. 2020
Carnforth, United Kingdom144 contributions49 helpful votes
A very welcoming, well organised museum. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The quiz provided for children was very good and well received. There was lots to interest all ages. We visited on a very wet day, so the children couldn’t use the playground and outdoor space which was a shame - it looked really good. The cafe is well worth a visit too. Great cakes and good value, tasty meal deal of soup and toasty.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Carol M wrote a review Oct. 2020
Manchester, United Kingdom123 contributions38 helpful votes
What a wonderful museum, full of interesting facts about the area, and a selection of film shows too. Some great ship models. Staff were fantastic and covid safe. Thank you, and I'd definitely visit again.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Bran007 wrote a review Sep. 2020
Coventry, United Kingdom92 contributions46 helpful votes
This was a real surprise - very large and built inside a dry dock! A fascinating collection of artefacts and information about Barrow's great ship building heritage. An excellent little film theatre with several different short films to view. We spent about 1.1/2 hours there and had a coffee in their cafe. It was very very quiet only about 8 other people in there so no problems with social distancing and plenty of hand sanitiser available. Free to go in but donations appreciated. Well worth a visit.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Climber52 wrote a review Aug. 2020
Bolton , Lancashire96 contributions23 helpful votes
Covid-19 protocols in place mean that this is a place you can safely visit . ( Contact details taken on arrival , masks worn , hand sanitising available and marked entry / exit routes . ) Good car parking . Free entry ( suggested donation of £2 per person which we were happy to pay . ) A very good , smallish , museum with scenes and artefacts depicting the history of Barrow-in-Furness and surrounding area . For me one of the highlights was the models of ships / boats . Absolutely amazing ! As an added bonus there is an on site cafe with friendly helpful staff and freshly made sandwiches ( and a sneaky bowl of chips ! ) Outside there is a play area and plenty of places to sit and watch the world go by . All in all well worth a visit .
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Iain N wrote a review Aug. 2020
St Andrews, United Kingdom56 contributions14 helpful votes
A very good museum with lots of different local information, not just related to Barrow’s maritime history. Well worth a visit. Nice little coffee shop with good baking.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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