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Ventnor Heritage Museum

11 Spring Hill, Ventnor PO38 1PE, England
+44 1983 855407
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I understand that the reason that VHC closes on Saturday afternoons is that it has found over the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
vectorix
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Ventnor, United Kingdom
Small but full of interest

Very helpful staff. Fascinating old pictures of the Ventnor area. There is also a small replica of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Q3613LAjenniferm
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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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11 Spring Hill, Ventnor PO38 1PE, England
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+44 1983 855407
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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!

Thank Q3613LAjenniferm
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 6 June 2018

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

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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

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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..!!

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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. It's a small room but packed with information about the town's history. The photos were fascinating and the staff really knowledgeable. We had a few questions which the staff were more than happy to answer and gave us quite a...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

My partner and I spent a very pleasant afternoon at the Heritage Centre. The displays were very interesting with lots of information displayed in an eye pleasing way. We also watched a DVD about the history of Ventnor. The volunteers were very friendly and made...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

Compact but fascinating history of the area and it's development as a resort in Victorian times. Some good videos to watch when you need to sit down

1  Thank John M
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Brilliant little museum for anyone interested in the history of tourism or of the town itself. We had our £2-worth just chatting to the volunteer on the admission desk before we even looked at any exhibits! It is just one small room but packed with...More

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