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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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Interesting and insightful

Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre provides a fascinating insight into the history of the town of... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2017
Paul M
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Manorbier, United Kingdom
A great museum!

Visited today and had a great tour round with Les who is a new volunteer at the museum, a great... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
PaulKent123
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Kent UK
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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 good33%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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"
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"well worth a visit"
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"small cafe"
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"run by volunteers"
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"local history"
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"informative volunteers"
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"important role"
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"ferry port"
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"plenty of free parking"
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"interesting stuff"
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"great museum"
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"hundred yards"
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"milford haven"
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"on display"
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre provides a fascinating insight into the history of the town of Pembroke Dock and the Milford Haven Waterway over the last 200 years or so, covering much of the Ship Building, Maritime Industry, and Military History. I thought the simulation of...More

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Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to leave such a comprehensive review. We're glad you enjoyed your visit and that the displays, and the work of our volunteers is so highly valued. We look forward to welcoming back another time!

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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Visited today and had a great tour round with Les who is a new volunteer at the museum, a great knowledge of the place already and nice to have such a friendly reception! A great museum with lots to see, a cafe on site and...More

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Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Thanks for this lovely review, we are so glad you enjoyed your visit - I will pass on your comments to Les and the other volunteers. We hope that you will be able to come back and see us again soon.

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

This was a very interesting place to visit and was very informative on local history. The staff are very friendly and know a lot.

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Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

The Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre is must for historians particularly those interested in the Sunderland 'Flying Boats'. The centre is full of really interesting exhibits, artefacts and a flying boat simulator that you lands you safely on the water! The centre is staffed by wonderfully...More

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Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for this lovely review, we are glad you enjoyed the exhibits and that our volunteers made such an impact! Hope to see you come back again soon.

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

An excellent Heritage Centre with wonderful exhibits and manned by enthusiastic and well informed people. Well, well worth a visit

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Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Thanks for this lovely review, we're glad that you enjoyed your visit!

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

All on one level. Large print which pleased me. Staff very accessible and helpful. Displays interesting,nothing boring and stuffy here. Bring the family.More

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Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Thanks for this great review, we glad that our efforts to make it accessible were appreciated - although we know that there is still some room for improvement! Glad that you enjoyed the visit, and we hope you will get the chance to come back...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Have visited this little museum a few times now and always find it interesting! Parking is good and it is housed in a beautiful building surrounded by well kept lawns! Lots of interesting exhibits, but not as interesting as the staff who are on duty...More

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Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thanks for your lovely review, and we are very glad to hear that you are a regular visitor! Our volunteers are a real asset to us, all dedicated, enthusiastic and very knowledgeable about the subject matter! You are right to suggest that we aren't a...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2017

We visited the Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre today and were delighted to have found it. This is a relatively new museum that not only celebrates the Sunderland flying boats that flew from this location, but the true heritage and history of the docks and their...More

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Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Thanks for this great review, we are glad you found us, and that you enjoyed your visit!

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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Very Good museum. I have visited a few times with a reasonable prices entrance fee. The children love all the exhibits and there are many display posters with much information. It is well worth a visit and it is informative. Staff are very helpful and...More

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Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Thanks for this lovely review, and we are glad to hear that you are a regular visitor! We hope to make continual improvements to our displays, so we hope to see you again very soon!

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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

An excellent 'attraction' run by helpful and delightful volunteers. Super exhibits all about the Sunderland flying boats and their history together with various medals, uniforms and videos. Plus the chancento sit in a reconstructed cockpit. A very informative two hours. Also has a small refreshment...More

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Stuart B, Manager at Pembroke Dock Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thanks for this very kind review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit, and that you found our exhibits and displays so informative! We hope to see you back again very soon.

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