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Margate Museum

Old Town Hall, Market Place, Margate CT9 1ER, England
+44 1843 231213
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Wonderful time with a wonderful host

We had the pleasure of having a tour around the museum with the lovely Horacio. He knew his stuff... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mlaytakeabow
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London, United Kingdom
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What a Tardis of a museum!

After visiting Margate for many years, finally got around to going to the Museum - something that I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
EJB22
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London, United Kingdom
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Old Town Hall, Market Place, Margate CT9 1ER, England
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"magistrates court"
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"old police station"
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"tudor house"
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"local history"
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"police cells"
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"old town hall"
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"enthusiastic volunteers"
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"wealth of information"
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"fascinating exhibits"
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"little gem"
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"worth a visit"
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"real sense"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the pleasure of having a tour around the museum with the lovely Horacio. He knew his stuff and was such a funny and warm character. We left feeling like we'd learned the history of Margate plus lots more. We went in expecting to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After visiting Margate for many years, finally got around to going to the Museum - something that I had meant to do many times. What a surprise to find out how big it is inside and crammed full of interesting things/pictures etc. There is so...More

2  Thank EJB22
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a real gem! The staff are volunteers and they are so knowledgeable, friendly and helpful you will feel like a special guest all the time. We were the group of four adults and a boy of 11, they do a little quest for...More

2  Thank Larysa K
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

At that price, well worth nipping in to see the police cells and the war-time material. A place to support

4  Thank J G
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

First of all a big thank you to Barry and so sorry forgot the name of his colleague,we visited the old to at Easter and what an amazing find ,Barry and his very knowledgable colleague were so friendly full of information ,lovely museum absolutely loved...More

2  Thank heidiwadsworth1
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

The museum is much larger than it appears. There are loads of fascinating exhibits and most interesting history of the town. As has been said by others the staff are not only friendly but extremely knowledgeable and happy to answer any questions. A most enjoyable...More

3  Thank John187061
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Only £2 entry, knowledgeable staff, and plenty of interesting exhibits. Who knew Margate was bombed so much in both wars?

3  Thank ajmermaid
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

The staff are so friendly and keen to help, which makes your visit all the more pleasant. there are a range of histroical items to see and read about, plus at the time of writing (Feb 2018) there is a link with the Turner Contemporary...More

4  Thank Ian W
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

Lovely little museum, illustrating the history of Margate from the very early ages to modern times. The staff is very friendly and eager to help if you have any questions. The entrance fee is only £2 and it is well worth it. Sadly no photos...More

3  Thank Jenika I
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

If your in town you have to visit. So much local history and the staff can tell you even more! The old court and police station are so interesting. Really cheap to get in things for the kids to look at I took my 5...More

3  Thank Penny374
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Dorothy B
9 February 2015|
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Response from MargateGooner | Reviewed this property |
Meaningless question with regards to the Museum. Still, what do you expect from a Ramsgatonian? Margate Gooner
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