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Watchet Boat Museum

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A lovely little museum

This museum is totally free, although donations are appreciated. Our six year old son really... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Unexpected museum inside tourist infomation building. Interesting.

We popped into tourist info to grab some leaflets to see what was available to see/do in the area... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good38%
  • Average25%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“local history”(9 reviews)
“free entry”(4 reviews)
“life jackets”(2 reviews)
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Harbour Road, Watchet TA23 0AQ, England
+44 1984 632101
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is totally free, although donations are appreciated. Our six year old son really enjoyed making rope with the lovely volunteer - the rope now takes pride of place on display in his bedroom. The naval flags were great and the whole family liked...More

Thank darceyhorse
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

It’s not a huge museum but is packed with stories and exhibits from old and new. Kids would love it as there are lots to see and do.

Thank Fauldsian
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Another small, free museum. Watchet is only average and the things to there are only average - apart from the parking costs and they are high.

Thank Drehort
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We popped into tourist info to grab some leaflets to see what was available to see/do in the area. Very surprised to see so much on display in the attached museum bit. A good bit of local history and lots of information and an upstairs...More

Thank chocmak
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Although a small museum it is crammed full of very interesting boats, history and a gentleman who could really tell a story.

Thank bkescape
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Quaint little museum. Very interesting, set in a quaint little fishing harbour. I loved it as it’s quite old school

Thank Nina G
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I live here and its a tiny seaside place this is very interesting we have so much on offer in late July we have a Carnival its great fun Pubs, cafes, its all here.

Thank seascape2014
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Not very disable scooter friendly but still a pleasant hour learning about the local history and seeing the saved artifacts. Made welcome by sea shanty.

Thank adamkoiman
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Watchet clearly embraces its history as this is another small free museum. It won’t take long to walk around & gives a good insight into Watchet’s boating/seafaring history. It is free,but don’t forget to give a donation.

1  Thank places2seeplaces2go
Reviewed 14 March 2018

In 2014 the museum was chock full of very absorbing nautical bits and pieces, with a few boats in the middle. The lady at the desk said it had been "tidied up" since then. Most of the bits and pieces have gone. The boats are...More

Thank David F
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