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Bridport Museum

25 South Street, Bridport DT6 3NR, England
+44 1308 458703
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Well worth a visit!

We were visiting Bridport for the first time and found this very attractive museum building. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LivvyGoodlife
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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Great museum

Absolutely wonderful had everything you could ask for lots of information about bridport and its... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
SophieBrooke
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Walkford, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“local history” (9 reviews)
“small space” (4 reviews)
“worth a visit” (7 reviews)
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25 South Street, Bridport DT6 3NR, England
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+44 1308 458703
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were visiting Bridport for the first time and found this very attractive museum building. We were welcomed by a member of staff who gave us a useful overview of the museum. We found the history and exhibition of rope and net making fascinating and...More

Thank LivvyGoodlife
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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful had everything you could ask for lots of information about bridport and its heritage amazing old wagon upstairs had a lift aswell which was great 4 year old loved it here

1  Thank SophieBrooke
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

As the title suggests... We were greeted by two lovely ladies; one of which took my husband for a very knowledgable walk around whilst I wandered amongst the interesting artefacts! Worth a visit if you're in Bridport, don't forget to make a donation (it's free...More

2  Thank SamDennett
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EmilyHicks, Manager at Bridport Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Thank you so much Sam for your lovely review. May I ask the date of your visit so I may give the feedback to our lovely volunteers?

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Great little museum with history of the area from dinosaurs through Romans to recent history of rope and netmaking with some wonderful old photos of these industries. Free to enter and staffed by knowledgeable local volunteers.. Definitely worth a couple of hours of your time.

Thank Stephen C
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

very interesting museum especially enjoyed the rope making demonstration and a beautiful model of the Hanah Ransom

Thank Des V
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Last visited about 18 months ago. Since then the museum closed for extensive - and expensive- refurbishment. Now reopened, it's an absolute delight. Light and airy and with more of the building's historic features on view, it presents an informal yet informative summary of Bridport's...More

1  Thank artymart
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

well laid out lift to upper rooms very interesting so much history highly recommended lovely staff interactive things for kids good little shop

Thank Bethancc
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

So easy to walk past this museum on the main street. Once inside you are almost pounced upon by a rather lovely but very enthusiastic staff member who begins to show you all manner of treasures from Bridport. You are soon left alone to explore...More

Thank Margaret N
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

I have small children who run into the museum, excited to see the lion. The staff are so friendly and never make us feel like we are being too noisy. They kindly take their time to show us how to make the most of the...More

1  Thank sarah2457
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

A truly stunning museum outlining the towns history etc. The layout is really well done and fascinated us for some time. Don’t miss upstairs!

Thank peter r
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Sophie C
4 November 2017|
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Response from EmilyHicks | Property representative |
I'm afraid we only allowed assistance dogs inside the Museum. However, well-behaved dogs are always welcome to rest inside our porch!
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