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House of Marbles

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A great little place to find an unusual gift or card. A good day out with young children to see the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Marbles, and More!

Very pleasantly surprised. Not just a marble museum, but lots of other things of interest to see... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ringwood, United Kingdom
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“marble runs”(222 reviews)
“all ages”(49 reviews)
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The Old Pottery Pottery Road, Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor National Park TQ13 9DS, England
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All reviews glass blowing marble runs all ages glass making marble museum play area rainy day gift shop couple of hours free entry few hours glass works well worth a visit large marble great place to visit large shop glass ornaments
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A great little place to find an unusual gift or card. A good day out with young children to see the marble runs and I cannot recommend the Santa’s grotto highly enough!

Thank FaeryMoor
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleasantly surprised. Not just a marble museum, but lots of other things of interest to see. Amazed to find Georgian glasses in a cabinet, (I collect them), and an old mah jong set and other old games. Very nostalgic.

Thank Cheahshir
Reviewed 1 week ago

A Devon gem. A shop, a cafe, a museum, a glassworks and a place of curiosities, what's not to like? And they have marbles, clue is in the name... more marbles than you could wish for :-)

Thank jake q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Full of cheap chinese tat, anything nice is very expensive. The cafe was rammed so we gave that a miss. the glass blowing was quite nice to watch but the products were very expensive compared to the craft centre in Cockington Village

Thank mackmanje
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Heading back home after a day out elsewhere we noticed the signs for this place. I'm ad we did, it's a lovely shop and glass ware factory. We spent a fair amount of time watching the glass makers working, hot stuff. Looked around the shop...More

Thank thething1979
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to this fascinating place with family and children previously but this time we took a visiting Australian relative. We started with a really lovely meal in the restaurant followed by a nostalgic look at all the children’s toys and games from yester-year...More

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very quirky inside but interesting. The glass blowing demonstration was brilliant. Looked like nothing until the very last moment when he produced quite a lifelike robin. There are lots to see and buy. Great for families.

Thank Mervyn L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely brilliant a nd it's free never knew there was soo many different sorts wow loved the marble cascades the old fashioned games bought back happy memories lovely shop and cafe the glassware shop was amazing

Thank linda f
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place was very interesting with lots to see, there is something for everyone and the cafe had tasty food. Would recommend if you had a few hours spare.

Thank Oscar M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited today on our 27th Wedding anniversary for the third time. This is a ‘must do’ when we are holidaying in the area now. We bought a beautiful glass robin today as an anniversary present to ourselves. When we visited before we were told...More

Thank Trout_and_About_2018
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9 March 2018|
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Response from Tom P | Reviewed this property |
no you can't and they don't make marbles on site.
12 June 2016|
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Response from Manger1234 | Property representative |
Hello Firstly, please accept our sincere apologies for the delay in responding to your question. We welcome dogs everywhere here except for inside our restaurant (assistance dogs are allowed inside the restaurant... More
24 January 2015|
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Response from patricia m | Reviewed this property |
9 til 5pm Monday through Saturday 10 till 5pm sunday free admission