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Teign Heritage -Teignmouth & Shaldon Museum

29 French Street, Teignmouth TQ14 8ST, England
+44 1626 777041
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Little gem

Fantastic museum, inexpensive, light and modern, informative and fascinating. Well laid out with... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
revsarahphillpot
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Modern little Museum

This is a clean, modern, spacious Museum, not old and musty. Has lifts, toilets and parking nearby... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
Peter P
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Romford, United Kingdom
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A family friendly museum where you can discover the amazing history of the area. See the fascinating objects that tell stories reflecting national as well as local events.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 am
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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29 French Street, Teignmouth TQ14 8ST, England
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"town centre"
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"staff were brilliant"
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"local information"
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"interesting facts"
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"bathing machine"
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"disabled access"
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"sea front"
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"displays"
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"ww1"
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"railway"
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"lido"
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"volunteers"
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"donald"
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic museum, inexpensive, light and modern, informative and fascinating. Well laid out with lots of interesting local information. Well worth while.

Thank revsarahphillpot
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

This is a clean, modern, spacious Museum, not old and musty. Has lifts, toilets and parking nearby. Came today to see the WW1 exhibition. Lots of pictures, photos and letters. This is a good local Museum with lots of different subjects, seaside, railways and WW2....More

Thank Peter P
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

It is full of interesting facts about the local scene through the ages. Value for money and good for an hour if raining.

Thank Crystal1969
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

Traveling alone is my favorite travel type. I was not bored or felt alone in a landscape like Teignmouth, Shaldon, and other surrounding cities. I would highly recommend visiting this city, alone, with friends or family, it's fine for everyone!

Thank Melinda_Laconca
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

Throughly enjoyed my visit to this small museum, which is housed in a modern, iconic building in Teignmouth town centre. The displays, spread over 3 floors, are interesting, very informative and deal with a diverse mix of history and heritage. The staff (volunteers) are very...More

1  Thank 11quantum11
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

This small museum is well worth a visit. The first exhibit is a bathing machine which you can walk into. The rest of the museum is full of interesting local history and covers a wide range of subjects from Jane Austen to railways, and also...More

1  Thank marg494
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

Love the info on Brunel's railway, Muse and the Port. Also great local and national interest exhibitions

Thank Nixcails
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

So much more than you would think. The section on Donald Crowhurst is particularly interesting. Make sure you visit!

Thank Sjaedge
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

Small local museum....well laid out displays and contents. Very informative about Teignmouth and Shaldon history...Limited opening in the winter ...popular venue.

Thank PennyLedges
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

We visited here in late September and really enjoyed it – it’s inexpensive entry (under £3), and there is loads to look at. The (voluntary) staff were brilliant, looking after our bags, answering questions, and generally being very friendly. We found the exhibits held our...More

1  Thank juggler1000
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