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Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre

Meyrick Owen Way | Royal Dockyard Chapel, Pembroke Dock SA72 6WS, Wales
+44 1646 684220
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Very informative visit

My family and I had a very enjoyable visit. We learned about the important role played by Pembroke... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
BMCF_100
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London, United Kingdom
Interesting Museum

As an aviator a visit to this museum was a must being in the area. Well laid out with good... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
GSAJ
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Blenheim, New Zealand
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Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre tells the story of Pembroke Dock's unique history and its long connections with flying boats from biplanes to Sunderlands.* Displays, stories, models, medals, uniforms* Long service career of Sunderland and its various marks* Pembroke Dock in wartime - the largest flying boat station in the world* Other flying boats including the Catalina and civil variants* Dedicated Workshop Team conserving parts of a unique wartime survivor* Telling the story of Sunderland Flying Boat, serial number T9044
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  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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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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"sunderland flying boat"
in 16 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 16 reviews
"small cafe"
in 7 reviews
"run by volunteers"
in 5 reviews
"local history"
in 7 reviews
"informative volunteers"
in 3 reviews
"naval dockyard"
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"ferry port"
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"great museum"
in 4 reviews
"milford haven"
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"fascinating insight"
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"world war"
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"lovely cup of tea"
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"hundred yards"
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"plenty of free parking"
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"interesting stuff"
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"on display"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My family and I had a very enjoyable visit. We learned about the important role played by Pembroke Dock in World War 2, particularly its role in anti-submarine warfare. The volunteers who staff the museum are very helpful and well-informed. Well worth a visit if...More

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Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for leaving this lovely review, we are really glad you enjoyed your visit! Our volunteers will be delighted that they have had a positive impact on your experience.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As an aviator a visit to this museum was a must being in the area. Well laid out with good descriptive panels it describes the early maritime history of the port plus its role during WW2 with the Coastal Commands Sunderlands and PBY Catalinas. Large...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're glad you enjoyed your visit, our volunteers will be delighted that their efforts are so well appreciated. We hope you can find the time to come back and see us again soon.

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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

A great museum, explaining the dockyard and flying boats based there. Quite small, but definately worth a visit.

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Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave this lovely review! We're glad you enjoyed your visit, and hope you will be able to come back again soon!

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Our party of 4 adults were staying in the area and decided to visit what is left of Pembroke Docks to find out more about the famous Sunderland flying boats that operated from here in WW2. This museum is in what was once the Naval...More

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Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for leaving such a lovely, detailed review - we are really glad you enjoyed your visit. Our volunteers will be delighted that they had such a positive impact on your experience, but I am very sorry that you were unable to fully appreciate our...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

A fantastic museum, run by a band of very enthusiastic volunteers, that focuses mainly on the flying boat history of Pembroke Dock during World War 2. It is definitely worth a visit.

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Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for taking the time to leave a lovely review, we are really glad you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

I've always been fascinated by Short Sunderlands since my father built me an Airfix model of one when I was little. Getting to see even the remains of a real one was a thrill, and my own son was entranced by the models, dioramas and...More

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Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave this lovely review! We are glad you and your son enjoyed your visit, and found plenty to keep yourselves busy. Our volunteers are a real asset, and we couldn't work without them and their dedication and enthusiasm! We...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

Not a huge museum but very interesting. I think all the people there are volunteers, they are very helpful and friendly. Plenty of parking if you are going by car. I think they should have more publicity to make this place better knownMore

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Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review, we're glad you enjoyed your visit! We are a registered charity and are mainly staffed by volunteers, and would be unable to operate without their enthusiasm and dedication. We hope you will be able to visit...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Been here a few times now and it’s always a pleasure! Good car park, free for kids and only £4 for gramps! Took my 6 year old grandson today and he had a whale of a time. Used to be quite a grown up museum,...More

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Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave this lovely review! We have been trying hard to cater for families - and want children to get as much out of the visit as the growth-ups - without alienating our adult visitors. We are really pleased to...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Visited the Sunderland museum on a Sunday afternoon in the old Georgian Dockland Chapel. There was ample parking around the museum and a ramp for wheelchairs to enter the building. Once inside all the exebites are accessible to everyone. The Museum is dedicated to the...More

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Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave this lovely review! We aren't usually open on a Sunday, and we put a great deal of work into our recent RAF anniversary event and it is good for us all to know that it has been appreciated....More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a special time with the family at this museum rich with stories and detail. The modelling stood out for me, high quality reproductions and a workshop area showing restored parts of engines and material from Sunderland aircraft. Very friendly and knowledgeable volunteers made this...More

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

Thanks for this lovely review! We are really pleased to hear that we have managed to cater for your whole family, and our volunteers will be delighted to know that their work is well appreciated. We hope you will find the time to come and...More

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