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Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre

Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Well worth the trip to get here

At the end if a beautiful train ride, this is a gem of emotional history. Graphic descriptions... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tony F
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Pure enjoyment

Lovely old school place. Get close to everything and the staff are very knowledgeable. Not to be... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jason W
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Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre is an independent museum operated by Pembroke Dock Sunderland Trust. Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre tells the military, maritime and social history of this unique town: Wales' only Royal Dockyard, and once the largest...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Meyrick Owen Way | Royal Dockyard Chapel, Pembroke Dock SA72 6WS, Wales
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All reviews sunderland flying boat run by volunteers well worth a visit small museum knowledgeable volunteers military history ferry port naval dockyard milford haven great museum world war interesting stuff star wars hundred yards great visit fascinating insight plenty of free parking
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Reviewed 1 week ago

At the end if a beautiful train ride, this is a gem of emotional history. Graphic descriptions, photos, paintings and objects really bring the war effort of Sunderland flying boats and their crew to life. Also fascinating stuff about the history of a naval dockyard....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely old school place. Get close to everything and the staff are very knowledgeable. Not to be missed if in the area

Thank Jason W
Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave this lovely review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit! Hope you are able to come back and see us soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent collection of memorabilia of the home forces dedicated to the memories and brave men of the RAF who flew the Sunderland aircraft in the second world war. Well worth a visit and not to be missed. Excellent cafeteria, easy parking and very knowledgeable...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre is a FANTASTIC place … a Jewel in the Crown … filled with a wealth of history …. very interesting history! The staff are very helpful and friendly … nothing is too much trouble for them. CONGRATULATIONS to the Manager...More

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Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for this lovely review, our team will be delighted that they have made such a positive impact. Look forward to seeing you soon!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great resource and museum which celebrates the history of Pembroke Dock from its foundation in 1814 through to the present day. Topics covered include the royal dockyard (closed in 1926), the RAF seaplane station (1937 to 1959), the army barracks (Llanion and...More

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Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave this wonderful review! Our team will be delighted to hear this great feedback, and to know their work has had such a positive impact on your experience here. We are glad you enjoyed your visit, and that we...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to take kids where they can learn and have fun. They have all the local history from Pembrokeshire extensive role in the world wars. There is also a great insight on how Pembroke has history in the Star Wars films,...More

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Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave this lovely review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit and found the displays so interesting! We are always trying to do more to engage with younger audiences, and to make this town's unique heritage accessible, interesting and...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018

Hidden away in Pembroke Dock this Museum is well worth a visit. Only small so suits all the family. Quite hands on, within reason There is a lovely cafe, run by volunteers and the coffee is very nice and reasonably priced as is the cakes....More

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Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave this lovely review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit, and hope you can find the time to come back again soon. We run walking tours of the dockyard on certain days during school holidays, but they can...More

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Very interesting visit here today,all run by volunteers. There enthusiasm was great,nothing to much trouble. Coffee and cake was a bonus,also run by volunteers, where would we be without people like them. Keep up the good work.

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Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for leaving this lovely review; our volunteers are a real asset to the organisation and we wouldn't be able to function without them. They will be very pleased to know they have had such an impact on your experience.

Reviewed 14 August 2018

A fascinating small museum celebrating Pembroke Dock's role in the battle against Uboats by Sundeland flying boats. Very helpful and knowledgeable volunteers. Well worth a visit and rediculously good value.

Thank John T
Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave this lovely review! We are so glad you enjoyed your experience and hope you can find the time to come back and see us again soon.

Reviewed 27 July 2018

Well worth a vist. Some fantastic memrobilia and history of the Sunderland Aircraft and how it operated out of Pembroke Dock

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Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave a lovely review; we are hoping to expand more, to tell the story of the Royal Dockyard as well as the social history of the town.

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