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Sidmouth Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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After visiting the Sidholme Hotel we decided to take in the museum, a very varied and interesting... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ann F
Devon, United Kingdom
Great museum with insight into sidmouth

A lovely way to find out all about the local history, and hidden gems from the knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
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Hope Cottage Church Street, Sidmouth EX10 8LY, England
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All reviews local history free entry lots of interesting things volunteer staff jurassic coast early days wonderful collection interesting exhibits well stocked shop parish church interesting place to visit children and adults all ages donation geology fossils information
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After visiting the Sidholme Hotel we decided to take in the museum, a very varied and interesting place to visit with things to do if you are visiting with children. The two ladies that were volunteers there on the day we went were lovely, interesting...More

Thank Ann F
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

A lovely way to find out all about the local history, and hidden gems from the knowledgeable volunteers. Great for all ages.

Thank shazzao2018
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Museum is run by a group of volunteers, does tell something of the history of Sidmouth, but not much else. Could be much better if it included a history of the events/attractions within the town. i.e. Donkey Sanctuary, Observatory etc.

Thank Charles H
Reviewed 20 August 2018

As a Staff Manager of an Aviation Museum I do like visiting other museums for ideas and local history knowledge, sadly my wife does not, she went shopping. A good interesting local museum telling the story of this lovely town. I really liked the RAF...More

1  Thank DAVIDMS20050
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the museum today as they had a children's activity day. It was fabulous, lots for the children to make and take home with them. The staff were brilliant with them and made everything such fun. They have come away with so much knowledge...More

Thank HNOR
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Small but fascinating little museum. Several staff were present and all seemed very well informed. We were greeted courteously at the beginning of the visit and when I asked about the suffragist movement memorabilia, a lady came forward to fill us in on the historical...More

Thank Elaineh876
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

The museum deserves support. It's free entry funded from donations and has some interesting exhibits. Allow 30 minutes to look round.

Thank Dobsons21_13
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Sidmouth Museum is a fascinating, small, local history museum which is free to visit. It has a fine collection of rocks and fossils from the Jurassic period and tells the story of how Sidmouth transformed from a fishing village into a popular seaside resort in...More

1  Thank lovetotravel1704
Reviewed 9 June 2018

For a historian this is a delightful local museum with well displayed information. Helpful, friendly staff who are rightfully proud of their museum. Currently there is an excellent display about the Suffrage movement and the local connections.

Thank PGNM
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Very informative displays with lots to interest you on different aspects of the history of Sidmouth. Good to see the interactive quiz for the children

Thank Tony G
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