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History of Ventnor

What a lovely surprise, having passed the door for years and never gone in, my wife and I took the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ventnor, United Kingdom
Excellent little museum

This museum detailing the history of Ventnor is well worth an hour or so of your time. There are... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
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11 Spring Hill, Ventnor PO38 1PE, England
+44 1983 855407
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely surprise, having passed the door for years and never gone in, my wife and I took the plunge. So glad we did; the memorabilia is excellent as are the volunteers who are pleased to impart their knowledge in a pleasant and cheerful...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

This museum detailing the history of Ventnor is well worth an hour or so of your time. There are some wonderful old photographs and you shouldn't miss the twenty-minute video. Volunteer staff are eager to answer questions.

1  Thank IanCLondon
Reviewed 18 September 2018

This museum has a great collection of photos, exhibits, maps etc., which tell the story of Ventnor over the last few hundred years, with references to many local families and businesses, such as the old tailor's shop and other High St shops, the old Ventnor...More

2  Thank Kate M
Reviewed 1 September 2018

This place is fascinating and the volunteers are so helpful. If you want to find out something, they are more than willing to research for you. Lovely just to wander around and look at "old" Ventnor and days gone by.

Thank micheleiow
Reviewed 16 July 2018

I understand that the reason that VHC closes on Saturday afternoons is that it has found over the years that this is a quiet time. The Museum is staffed entirely by volunteers who give their time freely and it’s important that their time is used...More

Thank vectorix
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Very helpful staff. Fascinating old pictures of the Ventnor area. There is also a small replica of Ventnor station as it was before Mr Beeching!

1  Thank Q3613LAjenniferm
Reviewed 30 June 2018

The Ventnor Heritage Museum is a fabulous, fascinating place, so many memories, but sadly they only open 10.30 - 12.30 on a Saturday in the height of holiday season? They do open during the week, but taking my daughter there, (she's 30+) l was eager...More

Thank morrisgirl
Reviewed 6 June 2018

They have a remarkable historic photographic collection for such a small place. It is well worth a visit.

Thank Debby R
Reviewed 31 October 2017

In an unassuming shop-like premises, lies a real find for history lovers of olde england. A charming hour can be spent looking at photos of past days on this part of the Island - from the ship wrecks, to the coming of the railways. The...More

Thank gagensl24
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We loved this little museum, they have the most helpful staff, we enjoyed being guided around the pictures it was a fascinating education into the history of Ventnor life...well worth a look..!!

Thank SunshineGirl958
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