We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Interesting History

Wednesday afternoon 16th August and we visited this local museum which is situated on the second... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
David D
,
Devon, United Kingdom
An interesting museum

This museum was accessed up several flights of stairs. There was more to see and on display than I... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
GPTLebu
,
Droitwich-Spa
Read all 19 reviews
Enhance this page - Upload photos! Add a photo
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible21%
25 Sep 2018
“Closed”
5 Aug 2018
“Where were you?”
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Mar
11°
Apr
15°
May
Contact
Fore Street, Seaton, England
Website
Improve This Listing
Reviews (19)
Filter reviews
19 results
Traveller rating
9
4
2
0
4
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
9
4
2
0
4
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 19 reviews
Reviewed 26 September 2018

We tried to visit but attraction was closed dispite being within the opening times advertised outside

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sillyvixen
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We went to the Museum at the time it stated it would be open. Someone at the theatre next door said it was seldom open. We rang both phone numbers on the poster. The first was an answer phone where we left a message and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Vivienne J
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit, especially if the weather is bad. Only small, 30 minutes plenty unless you have a particular interest. Staffed by knowledgeable and interested volunteers, with some fabulous photographs of Seaton and surrounding areas through the years. Loads of information on local places,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank stephenbM1372HP
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Wednesday afternoon 16th August and we visited this local museum which is situated on the second floor over the Town Hall,  The Gateway. On the way up the stairs were some very interesting photographs of Seaton Railway Station and trains before the station closed in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank David D
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This museum was accessed up several flights of stairs. There was more to see and on display than I anticipated and I spent quite a bit of time reading up, on some of the history and looking at old photos ,records etc of people past....More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank GPTLebu
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Definitely worth the visit while you're in Seaton. We spoke to the curator who was very courteous and had some great stories about the area. Will be taking some family members along when they next visit!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank charlof2
Reviewed 5 May 2017

An interesting little museum, they've got some great artifacts within the displays there. The Curator was particularly knowledgeable and helpful, and spent a lot of time telling us about the Roman finds in Seaton (also discussed the Seaton Down Hoard) which was fascinating. A relative...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank PeterStevens142
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Hubby and I climbed the steep flights of stairs to be greeted by the curator who told us the museum was closed, but we could look around anyway. When he found out we live in Wales, he took great delight in regaling us with offensive...More

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank louiseholistic
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

After climbing the steep stairs we were met by an elderly gentleman who I assume was the curator. A lady seated by him obviously took the opportunity to leave. I prefer to be left to explore places like this myself but he would not leave...More

Date of experience: March 2017
3  Thank davidmC6715VQ
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Tucked away next to the Gateway and up a lot of steepish stairs is this fascinating little museum, full of interesting wonders from Seaton's past. Roman coins, items of dress, documents, photographs, all beautifully laid out and telling you SO much about the history of...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Elizabeth P
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
The Dolphin Hotel
439 reviews
1.79 km away
Swallows Eaves Hotel
332 reviews
2.41 km away
Masons Arms
791 reviews
4.36 km away
Dower House Hotel
465 reviews
4.97 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 56 nearby restaurants
The Terrace Arts Cafe
215 reviews
.23 km away
The Wild Caper
108 reviews
.03 km away
The Malt House
523 reviews
.12 km away
The Shed SteakHouse
654 reviews
.19 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 35 nearby attractions
Seaton Tramway
1,640 reviews
.21 km away
Axmouth Harbour
7 reviews
1.56 km away
South West Coast Path - Hooken Cliffs
152 reviews
1.40 km away
Seaton Wetlands Nature Reserve
132 reviews
1.43 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Seaton Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines