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Exploring Dulverton and Family Routes

The Heritage Centre is very well designed and the information is very clearly set out. It covers... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
florencerose26
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Excellent local heritage centre

I recently visited this excellent heritage centre during a short trip to Dulverton. The centre is a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Christopher G
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The Guildhall Heritage and Arts Centre is situated behind the Exmoor National Park Centre/ Dulverton Library. Open seven days a week from Early April to the end of October, with free admission, it gives visitors a taste of old Dulverton and...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Guildhall Terrace, Dulverton, Exmoor National Park TA22 9EY, England
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+44 7969 243887
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Heritage Centre is very well designed and the information is very clearly set out. It covers various aspects of Dulverton's history in particular its importance as a railway centre in the late 19th and early 20th centuries before the line was closed down. We...More

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521suec, Manager at Dulverton Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Florencerose26 So glad to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit to Dulverton Heritage Centre and thank you for giving such an excellent review.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recently visited this excellent heritage centre during a short trip to Dulverton. The centre is a very impressive view on the history of the local area. The exhibits were small and focused heavily on the railway history but what impressed me most was the...More

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521suec, Manager at Dulverton Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Christopher G Thank you for your excellent review of Dulverton Heritage Centre. So glad to hear that you enjoyed the photographic and oral histories that we have available. They are a personal favourite of mine too: I love hearing their stories, seeing how they...More

Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

This is a small heritage centre with interesting exhibits, including the history of the old station, a well dialogued history of life in an old kitchen and some interesting facts about deer. It’s free, and well worth a visit.

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521suec, Manager at Dulverton Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Elsmitty So glad to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit to Dulverton Heritage Centre and thank you for your positive review.

Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

These places always amaze me; run by volunteers and always containing far more interesting stuff than you expect. This one has a combination of village, home, railway and local history areas. There’s also a model railway exhibition, which is only open when they have enough...More

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521suec, Manager at Dulverton Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Dear Stephen B So glad to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit to Dulverton Heritage Centre and thank you for giving us such a positive review. Kind Regards S

Reviewed 14 September 2017

We were not going to go in but it rained. What a surprise, very interesting full of local information.

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521suec, Manager at Dulverton Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Dear Robert E Thank you for your positive review. Kind Regards S

Reviewed 10 September 2017

We spent an interesting hour or so at Dulverton Heritage Centre that served to add to the interesting time we spent in the town. We could easily have spent more time in the centre chatting to everyone there but we also wanted to tour Exmoor...More

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521suec, Manager at Dulverton Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Dear Eyepye-7 Thank you very much for your review - so glad to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit to the Heritage Centre and please do pop in to see us again next time you're in Dulverton! Best Wishes

Reviewed 26 August 2017

I visited hoping that I would have access to some local records but this was really limited to old photographs which, although lovely, didn't assist much. People were very friendly but the place fell short of my expectation. It may be that I was hoping...More

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521suec, Manager at Dulverton Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Hi Chris M Sorry to hear that your recent visit fell short of your expectation - particular to access to local records. Not sure exactly what you were hoping to find within local records but Somerset Heritage Centre is the place to go to research...More

Reviewed 21 July 2017

After many years visiting Dulverton on an annual basis we found details of a local mini tour of Dulverton arranged via the Heritage Centre. Very interesting small museum, and the almost 2 hours guide of Dulverton by the excellent Tony ( £3 each per Adult...More

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521suec, Manager at Dulverton Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Hi Moodyblues Thank you so much for your feedback - particular to the excellent walking tour of Dulverton which Tony runs regularly throughout the season - I will make sure that he sees your feedback. Kind Regards S

Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

It only takes a few minutes to browse round the centre but we took the time to ask the lady on duty a few questions and she was very willing to point out some of the local buildings and interesting facts about the area. The...More

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521suec, Manager at Dulverton Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Hi CLGTrev So glad to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit to Dulverton Heritage Centre and model railway - love the mention of us qualifying for a voluntary donation! Thank you for such positive feedback. S

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

As a regular visitor to Dulverton I always make sure I visit the Dulverton heritage centre. Always a friendly face to greet you and loads of history about people who live in and around Exmoor...great little railway too!

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521suec, Manager at Dulverton Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Hi DulvertonVisitor So glad to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit to Dulverton Heritage Centre and we look forward to welcoming you next time you visit! Best Wishes S

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The model railway is run by volunteers and is closed from October but can be viewed by appointment at other times, telephone 07969243887.
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