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RNLI Henry Blogg Museum

| The Rocket House, Promenade, Cromer NR27 9HE, England
+44 1263 511294
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Very interesting.

A very interesting little museum chock-full of artefacts and displays. Wheelchair friendly, with a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jonathan R
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Bath, United Kingdom
Fascinating free museum

We were passing through Cromer, and wanted a to check it out. We found this lovely free museum... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Julie A
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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The museum tells incredible stories of Cromer men putting their lives in danger to rescue strangers from the sea. You will find interviews with crew members, 'kit' to try on for yourself, model boats, Morse code practice and more in this super, family-friendly museum.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 12:00 am - 12:15 am
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| The Rocket House, Promenade, Cromer NR27 9HE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A very interesting little museum chock-full of artefacts and displays. Wheelchair friendly, with a great cafe and the museum is free too!

Thank Jonathan R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were passing through Cromer, and wanted a to check it out. We found this lovely free museum which was in a lovely clean warm and modern building. It had some fascinating information, and some activities for children such as morse code machine, stamp a...More

Thank Julie A
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a small museum but full of fascinating information. Well worth a visit. We took our nephews who are Czech and they enjoyed it too

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

I have been many times with my kids and we have all enjoyed the experience. Informative for adults and interactive and fun for kids

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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

This is a great little museum with really friendly and helpful staff who are volunteers. The exits are interesting but my favourite is Monte...his dog

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Reviewed 25 November 2017

This excellent museum tells the story of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, a great and uniquely British institution, with particular emphasis on the amazing Henry Blogg, the longest serving RNLI man who went out in the boats in two world wars and served for more...More

Thank Richard G
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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Entry is free, but donations welcome for the upkeep. The museum tells the story of Henry Blogg, the longest serving man in the RNLI and also longest serving coxswain. He served during both World Wars and after rescuing many people also making him the most...More

Thank Nigel B
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

My husband and I along with my 83 year old father visited this fantastic little museum. If you take your time to look at the exhibits there are lots of interesting interactive activities that both adults and children can enjoy. We had a great time....More

Thank Lian S
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Jacqui P, Manager at RNLI Henry Blogg Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

It is wonderful to hear you enjoyed your visit to the museum so much. It isn't often we have visitors demanding a larger collection box! We do have two in the museum and visitors are very generous. There is a small one for change on...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

An excellent museum and especially so as it's free to get in. (I hope everybody leaves a good donation!) A large number of exhibits of maritime history relating to lifeboats and, of course, primarily Henry Blogg who saved so many lives despite the dangers to...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

we enjoyed going round the Henry Blogg Museum and finding out more about this amazing man and the lifeboats and crew. There was a café but we didn't use it but it would have been lovely on a nice day as its right on the...More

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Allisonlw123
27 July 2016|
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Response from Jacqui P | Property representative |
Hello Mrs Williamson. You are in luck. Tomorrow is the station open day which means full demonstrations by both lifeboat and lifeguards too. There will also be lots of stalls with home made cakes etc, a falconry display... More
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AndyK953
29 March 2016|
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Response from Jacqui P | Property representative |
Hi Andy, We get lots of younger visitors and it's lovely to see them coming back time after time. There is quite a lot for them to do from dressing up in crew kit, measuring crabs and trying out the speaking tube. If you... More
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Response from Canineheaven | Reviewed this property |
It's free, which is amazing these days. They do welcome donations and we were more than happy to oblige.
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