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Purfleet Heritage and Military Centre

Centurion Way, Garrison Estate,, Purfleet, Thurrock RM19 1QQ, England
+44 1708 890874
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great museum well worth the money plenty to see staff very helpfull this is my forth visit back... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michael G
History! History! History!

Located where you would not expect but worth the trip to see the collection and know that you are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
TeaTotty
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Essex, United Kingdom
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Centurion Way, Garrison Estate,, Purfleet, Thurrock RM19 1QQ, England
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+44 1708 890874
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great museum well worth the money plenty to see staff very helpfull this is my forth visit back now when you want a break you can get a nice cup of tea and cake it well worth a vist michael rainham essex

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located where you would not expect but worth the trip to see the collection and know that you are amongst the garrision that proected our parents and grandparents.... exceptional place

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quirky little museum run entirely on voluntary effort featuring militaria and Purfleet local history. It is absolutely packed with stuff, clearly they find it hard to turn down any donation and all credit to them for saving things that would otherwise have been lost. It...More

Thank Owenian
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Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Traditional military / war museum . This place is an absolute gem.. a must visit . I love it well done to all volunteers especially Alan . If you are disappointed with the modern war museum such as the imperial and the army , visit...More

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

A museum with no funding and run by volunteers who gratefully receive and donations be it artifacts or financial. An excellent , fascinating and educational 2 hours spent and considering only £3 great value.

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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Housd in the last remaining Georgian powder store in Europe (apparently) the building itself is a listed building and it houses a lot of military memorabilia. Its presentation is somewhat haphazard and if you work your way round, you will suffer from information overload. Much...More

Thank John H
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

This is a bit off the main track. Had passed it several times before. It was fascinating t o see all the memoirs from the wars and lots of other aged but in Perfect conditions on display. Truly an Aladdin's Cave. Quaint little cafe. Lovely...More

Thank Adeline M
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

We stumbled upon this hidden gem whilst on a walk along the river. The volunteer staff were extremely friendly and eager to make sure we got the most out of our visit. There are a lot of things to see and a huge amount of...More

4  Thank Kevin C
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Reviewed 21 May 2017

Not an easy place to review. To be honest, there is just too much in this centre. It needs sorting out and perhaps some of the exhibits disposed of. There is little structure to the way items are displayed, apart from military exhibits. The chap...More

Thank Alby P
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

The Purfleet Heritage Military Centre. are open 10am - 3:30pm Sundays, Thursdays, and Bank Holiday Mondays. Their website is down at time of writing......I hope to visit soon

1  Thank Alan R
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Bethan W
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