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Sir Max Aitken Museum

83 High Street, Cowes PO31 7AJ, England
+44 1983 292191
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Super venue and catering

Sir Max Aitken Museum couldn't have looked after us better. Super venue with inside and outside... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Helen B
Cowes, United Kingdom
wedding ceremony

lovely venue for a special day, full of warmth & character. plenty of space for 80/100 persons easy... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2017
London, United Kingdom
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83 High Street, Cowes PO31 7AJ, England
+44 1983 292191
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sir Max Aitken Museum couldn't have looked after us better. Super venue with inside and outside waterfront space, attention to detail was amazing and a great sense of being somewhere special. Would choose this everytime. Angel in My Kitchen were so professionally friendly - canapers...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 26 January 2017

lovely venue for a special day, full of warmth & character. plenty of space for 80/100 persons easy access

Thank laurencemitchell
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This little gem is not always open and staffed by volunteers.Originally a sailmakers loft the main museum space has a number of interesting nautical artifacts and Sir Max's personal trophies from his adventures. As a Nelson buff a nice collection of Nelson memorabilia . The...More

Thank 2TravellingEast
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We visited here for a sailing regatta dinner on a Saturday evening and what an incredible place - although we had booked the venue for dinner after a days sailing we had the pleasure of dining surrounded by a rare and fascinating collection of nauticalia...More

Thank YachtSkipper
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

What a lovely place to Potter round. Extremely knowledge staff and amazing exhibition. We spent over an hour here looking at the impressive displays.

Thank Tomntay
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Fantastic display of artefacts, so much to see and learn. The ladies there are so knowledgeable and friendly and could answer any questions. A real gem and well worth a look....you won't regret it!

Thank Annette S
Reviewed 17 August 2016

You can be sure of a warm welcome at this fascinating museum, housed in a former sail loft, right on the waterfront, in this famous sailing town. Sir Max Aitken worked in the newspaper empire that his father, Lord Beaverbrook, had built. He was also...More

1  Thank Maggie N
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Smashing little museum celebrating the life of Sir Max. Full of fascinating artefacts, paintings and assorted memorabilia. Free to enter (donations are welcome). Really it doesn't take long to look around the museum but its well with the effort because it holds some wonderful historical...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Open Tuesday to Saturday in season(barring Events), welcomes dogs and houses a nice collectIon of memorabilia and paintings. Well worth a visit.

Thank MarkWilliams666
Reviewed 2 June 2016

This is a unique museum full of artifacts, steeped in history and a place not to be missed when visiting Cowes.

Thank U8696YHpaulg
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