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Interesting little place

Was given a tour of this small museum (5 rooms) by Roy, an enthusiastic and knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Heather S
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London, United Kingdom
A little Gem of a Museum

By chance stumbled across this museum en route to Rye. A warm welcome by the three very friendly... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Ramlalady
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Isle of Sheppey, United Kingdom
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Sep 10, 2018
“Interesting little place”
Aug 20, 2018
“A little Gem of a Museum”
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Was given a tour of this small museum (5 rooms) by Roy, an enthusiastic and knowledgeable nonagenarian. There are lots of interesting bits and pieces to look at including an old fire engine, a horse-drawn coach and a room full of childhood paraphernalia. There were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Heather S
Reviewed 21 August 2018

By chance stumbled across this museum en route to Rye. A warm welcome by the three very friendly and helpful volunteers present. Free entry but they understandably welcome donations which we were more than happy to make. Many very interesting and informative displays with extremely...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ramlalady
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Just when you think you have seen everything, you find another room with more exhibits. Very interesting local museum

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Caff_12
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Interesting little museum for a little town, well worth a visit to see the old fire engine. It was a bit bigger than I thought it would be!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Mark F
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Having been recommended this by a customer at a New Romney coffee shop made the point of paying a visit. The museum is run by a very enthusiastic group of volunteers. Offered tea on arrival. Museum is deceptively large with fascinating exhibits. Well worth the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank iw55
Reviewed 14 September 2015

we went on a sunday, two sweet old ladies were running it , they offered to give us a free tour and tell us about anything that we wanted to know more about, worth the visit and getting stressed trying to find it! its not...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Sophie W
Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

My second visit here,found it even more interesting than my first. Many thanks to Mr&Mrs Paine & a lady whose name we didn't get for sharing all there local knowledge and making it an enjoyable afternoon. See you soon 😊

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank SusanJ1746
Reviewed 2 June 2015 via mobile

I remember being taken her as a child when I attended Lydd Primary school between 1991 and 1998. The teachers would make out we were in for some great big treat, when in reality it was just a room with a horse drawn fire wagon...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank JamesLynsted
Reviewed 2 June 2015

A small museum with a lot of Lydd's history inside many photos going a long way back over the years. Not that interesting for people with families to stop at but otherwise pop in if in area for a holiday

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank malcolm e
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Great museum that has a variety of rooms, three lady voulteers showed us round with lots of info. Well worth a visit!

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank jhelps58
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