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Uexpected Find

Having passed here many times on previous visits, we dropped in whilst wave watching on the... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
higgyf1
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Evesham, United Kingdom
Small museum

Small museum/fort or more like a watchtower; anyhow, if you are in the area, it is worth catching a... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
SmileyKay
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

Well advertised and sign posted but always SHUT and for several years by the looks of it.Looks like an ex military pill box but a fishing museum it isn't.,

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank proberts398
Reviewed 24 October 2018

A great little museum that is surprising very interesting inside with all sorts of exhibits and interesting stuff! You can even climb up the spiral staircase and take in the views from atop! Excellent explanations of how the original building was used and the surrounding...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We walked down from the top of town to find this 1776 battery closed up with a number of stones leaning against the walls in sime sort of supporting idea. There wasnt any info about the closure so no idea about if/when it might reopen....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 350mickp
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Having passed here many times on previous visits, we dropped in whilst wave watching on the doorstep. There is no entrance fee, merely a collection plate for contributions towards upkeep. Whilst not huge, it offered a detailed and fascinating insight to the history of tuna...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank higgyf1
Reviewed 24 March 2018

So interesting. A place that offers the visitor a great insight into Malta's history. Whether you are on your own, or as a family, it is a place to put on your visiting list

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

It looked nothing like this, held together by blocks of limestone, unkempt, do not make a special trip.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Derelict building held up with supports do not think it opens anymore , if it does do not think I would want to go in , very never ground around building

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Janice J
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Small museum/fort or more like a watchtower; anyhow, if you are in the area, it is worth catching a glimpse of it.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank SmileyKay
Reviewed 20 July 2017

An interesting place to visit. There can't be many museums in the world dedicated to the history of tuna fishing? The building itself is collapsing, due to the weight of the concrete that was poured on its roof during the second world war, so may...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank MelRoberts_13
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We had an enjoyable hour long visit to the museum which is tucked away on the front of the bay. The museum tells the story of the area and guides you to other nearby attractions.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Martin R
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