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Watchet Boat Museum

Open Now: 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Interesting museum tucked away

Fascinating fishing boat information and welcoming staff evidence of children's activities and good... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
kateann2015
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
A lovely little museum

This museum is totally free, although donations are appreciated. Our six year old son really... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2018
darceyhorse
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Wales
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“local history”(9 reviews)
“free entry”(4 reviews)
“life jackets”(2 reviews)
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Harbour Road, Watchet TA23 0AQ, England
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+44 1984 632101
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

Fascinating fishing boat information and welcoming staff evidence of children's activities and good range of information within tourist information centre

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kateann2015
Reviewed 17 October 2018

A good place to spend a bit of family time. We found the museum very interesting and well presented.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank EX33Sharon
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

This museum is totally free, although donations are appreciated. Our six year old son really enjoyed making rope with the lovely volunteer - the rope now takes pride of place on display in his bedroom. The naval flags were great and the whole family liked...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank darceyhorse
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

It’s not a huge museum but is packed with stories and exhibits from old and new. Kids would love it as there are lots to see and do.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Fauldsian
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Another small, free museum. Watchet is only average and the things to there are only average - apart from the parking costs and they are high.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Drehort
Reviewed 31 July 2018

We popped into tourist info to grab some leaflets to see what was available to see/do in the area. Very surprised to see so much on display in the attached museum bit. A good bit of local history and lots of information and an upstairs...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank chocmak
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Although a small museum it is crammed full of very interesting boats, history and a gentleman who could really tell a story.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bkescape
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Quaint little museum. Very interesting, set in a quaint little fishing harbour. I loved it as it’s quite old school

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nina G
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I live here and its a tiny seaside place this is very interesting we have so much on offer in late July we have a Carnival its great fun Pubs, cafes, its all here.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank seascape2014
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Not very disable scooter friendly but still a pleasant hour learning about the local history and seeing the saved artifacts. Made welcome by sea shanty.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank adamkoiman
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