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Monmouth Museum

Market Hall, Monmouth, Wales
+44 1600 710630
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Worth a visit

I popped in here with the children and although it is 'small and dated' as some say, I was actually... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rhiannon C
Monmouthshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
Not what I expected!

I thought this was going to be a local history museum about Monmouth generally, but I found it was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Simon B
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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Market Hall, Monmouth, Wales
+44 1600 710630
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I popped in here with the children and although it is 'small and dated' as some say, I was actually surprised by the history that was in here. There is also a large area for children to colour in and learn plus they had a...More

Thank Rhiannon C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I thought this was going to be a local history museum about Monmouth generally, but I found it was mainly about Horatio Nelson, who briefly visited the town while touring the area. There are a wide variety of Nelson related displays, including a range of...More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Surprised to find a Nelson Museum outside Norfolk so we had to in and have a look as one of my relations was killed on The Victory at Trafalgar along with his commander Nelson. Lots of interesting Nelosn memorabilia and some notable fakes (well labelled...More

Thank MistressWeatherwax
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

The permanent display of Nelson memorabilia is fascinating - from personal belongings through to examples of forged and false mementoes. Well marked with interesting information. The rest of the museum has other exhibits, some permanent, others not. Some details on Charles Stuart Rolls (of Rolls...More

Thank Clivel_98
Reviewed 8 October 2017

For a small museum this is really interesting but possibly needs more space to display its wares to their best advantage. The RNLI display is good and well presented.

Thank dilc
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Yeah, it is good, but I thought there was perhaps a little too much information crammed it. The tribute to both Nelson and the RNLI are interesting if a little hard work

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson is one of my all time British heroes, second only to T.E.Lawrence. This museum is a fascinating insight into his naval career and his life. It's free and donations welcomed but not pressed. I was surprised to find this museum in...More

Thank djrose007
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Free entry and several interesting exhibits. I made an enquiry about the Salvation Army in Monmouth, and the ladies on duty had no personal knowledge. One of the ladies then searched the internet, and whilst the other went to their small collection of Kelly's Directories...More

Thank Rob K
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I thought I'd just pop in here quickly but it's bigger than it seems! Good displays and lots of information about the local area. Interesting stop.

Thank Katy B
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Free entry but donations gratefully received! Interesting display of Nelson memorabilia and history of his life. Well put together and easy to follow. This museum is well worth a visit.

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