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Sheringham Museum at the Mo

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Very interesting

This is a fascinating museum not huge but well stocked You would be sorry to miss this as it is... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Oulton Broad, United Kingdom
Enjoy this museum everu time we go.

So much to see, lots of interesting items, plenty of history about the fishing area around... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Northampton, United Kingdom
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  • Average1%
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“wind farm”(37 reviews)
“local history”(16 reviews)
“viewing tower”(18 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Lifeboat Plain, Sheringham NR26 8BG, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This is a great local museum. The exhibits were very interesting especially the wind turbine and lifeboat exhibits. We took our four-year-old daughter and she thoroughly enjoyed herself, they even had a little quiz for her to complete during her visit. Well worth a little...More

2  Thank Dibbles69
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

I would not say I really enjobyed it but all I can say it took lesd than 1 hour to go through all of the museum I would not go to it againMore

1  Thank megand589
Sheringham M, Public Relations Manager at Sheringham Museum at the Mo, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2015

Dear Megan, Thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear that you did not fully enjoy your visit with us. Our average visit time lasts around one hour - some visitors take longer than this (our record is over 3 hours!) some visitors...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fascinating museum not huge but well stocked You would be sorry to miss this as it is very relevant to local history

Thank JethrotheMutant
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So much to see, lots of interesting items, plenty of history about the fishing area around Sheringham. Very informative special going on there at the moment about WW1 how the war affected people of Sheringham, with plenty to read and look at.

Thank kittychris94
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a wet and blowy Sunday in October whilst staying in North Norfolk. Very friendly welcome from one of the volunteers running the museum. The museum has many different exhibits all with the link of the sea. We enjoyed looking, reading and finding out...More

2  Thank Thirskies
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

For a town the size of Sheringham to provide such an interesting and well-presented museum is an achievement to be admired. Although the magnificent old lifeboats do provide a splendid foundation, the museum covers much more of Sheringham's history, and is topped by (pun intended)...More

Thank OffshoreAlan
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Lots of well presented information mainly concerning lifeboats and some World War 1 data. Excellent viewing gallery facing the sea. Worth a visit.

Thank Rob Y
Reviewed 6 October 2018

The Mo was our highlight of visiting Sheringham. It was a very interesting museum featuring lifeboats, the life of fishing families, wartime experiences, and a wonderful photographic exhibition by Olive Edis. It also had the only gansey collection I have ever seen and a viewing...More

Thank John B
Sheringham M, Manager at Sheringham Museum at the Mo, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Hello John B, thank you for saying that your visit to the museum was your highlight of your visit, that is such a lovely thing to say. The gansey's are something close to our hearts and an area which we are building on. thank you...More

Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Really a very interesting place to visit, lots of history and lots to see, needs a good couple of hours but worth it.

Thank pat w
Reviewed 24 September 2018

A lovely little museum that has loads thoughtfully presented perfectly capturing the history of Sheringham. The life boasts and their history are fascinating added to which the viewing tower that gives a 360 view of the town and sea and the very interesting wind farm...More

Thank 602SimonK
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We found the Museum while looking round Sheringham and so glad we did it was only a few pound to get in (£4 ) for adults and (£2) for children I think ) the people were so knowledgeable they gave a quick explanation of what's...More

Thank Valadams123
Reviewed 17 September 2018

What a lovely place so full of Sheringham information. It really is three museums in one, the first one is about the Life boats in Sheringham, the second one is all about particular history of Sheringham, the third one was about one person with Sheringham...More

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29 August 2018|
Response from Sheringham M | Property representative |
I do apologise, unfortunately we do not allow dogs into the museum, with the exception of seeing-eye dogs. Sometimes the responses take a little while for Trip advisor to post so there was a time delay in our answering. For... More
Dawn C
28 August 2018|
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Response from Sheringham M | Property representative |
Hello, many apologies as we tend to only manage to reply to direct postings of questions and reviews as opposed to this forum. Unfortunately we do not allow dogs on site, only seeing-eye or guide dogs. As another reviewer... More