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Deal Maritime & Local History Museum

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D. J. Reekie

Fascinating museum full of historic and beautiful artifacts. Lovely, courtyard for a reviving cuppa... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
David R
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Deal has great little museums - this should be on your itinerary!

Packed full of memories of Deal's justifiably notable maritime history. Covers the central role... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Jonfun1
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All reviews interesting objects little gem dunkirk evacuation packed full permanent display pretty courtyard noel coward side street lovely lady small shop world war for instance tucked away two floors really enjoyed our visit well worth the visit great visit
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Fascinating museum full of historic and beautiful artifacts. Lovely, courtyard for a reviving cuppa where you are surrounded by larger maritime treasures.

1  Thank David R
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Packed full of memories of Deal's justifiably notable maritime history. Covers the central role Deal had in supporting Nelson's fleet, the smuggling that took place (and probably still does!), the Royal Marines who were stationed there for so long, the maritime heroics of Dunkirk and...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

A fascinating museum of local and maritime history. It’s a bit hidden away, but well worth searching for. We spent quite a while there and could easily have spent more time as it is packed to the rafters with stuff. There’s a film about WWI...More

1  Thank copspj
Reviewed 10 June 2018

The most wonderful collection of local antiquities and curios as well as a strong link to the local community. Well curated and displayed the museum illustrates the surpassing range of Deal's past and present - from links to the Royal Marines, Tudor monarchs, the coal...More

1  Thank Leigh O
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Visited here yesterday as part of the wheels of time scheme. Greeted by a lovely lady who really engaged with the children and was very welcoming. Great little museum and felt the children learnt a lot. Worth a visit!

1  Thank Gemma S
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

My first visit this year, specifically to see the new permanent display about the Royal Marines in Deal....and I wasn’t disappointed. A first class, informative, well-designed and totally professional display. Congratulations to the team of highly-skilled volunteers who have created this exhibition.

1  Thank CharlieDeal2015
Reviewed 8 October 2017

A gem of a museum full of local history and a fascinating maritime collection. Some top quality boat models, local history and very professional display on Dunkirk and WW1 trenches. Artworks,historic items from Deal's High Street and Royal Marines past. Located in interesting old buildings...More

2  Thank 652lizh
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is a great little museum.I am a Deal man and I have visited this museum many times over the years and it just gets better and better.The Royal Marines uniforms etc are very good.

2  Thank bidscfc
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

This is a great little museum to visit and support as it is run by volunteers And doing a great job It was a pleasure to spend a bit of time hearing about the history of deal The staff member minding the museum was great...More

2  Thank Sid P
Reviewed 29 September 2017

I visited in August with 3 friends. We were down from London and it was our first trip to Deal. We all thought later that the time in the Maritime Museum was one of the highlights of the day. A lovely surprise, what a museum...More

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