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Holyhead Maritime Museum

Newry Beach | Beach Road, Holyhead LL65 1YD, Wales
+44 1407 769745
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Fascinating visit

This was a most interesting place to visit in a lovely location. We elected to have a guide who was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joan D
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Bakewell, United Kingdom
A most imformative & welcoming visit.

Volunteer-run Holyhead Maritime Museum is a must-visit destination for anyone coming to or through... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
James C
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Newry Beach | Beach Road, Holyhead LL65 1YD, Wales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a most interesting place to visit in a lovely location. We elected to have a guide who was most informative. This was included in the entrance price. The video was proving so interesting we elected to have lunch in the adjoining bistros (delicious)...More

Thank Joan D
HMMuseum, Trustee - Marketing and Promotion at Holyhead Maritime Museum, responded to this review

Thank you Joan for taking the time to add your review. We are are pleased that you enjoyed your visit to us and that you appreciated the efforts of our guides and especially the Welsh lesson provided by Carol. Hope you can still remember how...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Volunteer-run Holyhead Maritime Museum is a must-visit destination for anyone coming to or through Holyhead Port. The very knowledgeable guides turn a packed and interesting set of displays into a treasure trove of information and historical facts. The adjacent Bistro is convenient and has a...More

Thank James C
HMMuseum, Trustee - Marketing and Promotion at Holyhead Maritime Museum, responded to this review

Thank you James for your very kind review and recommendation for others to visit. Yes, the Museum offers a very special view of the Harbour and Breakwater.

Reviewed 20 April 2017

Went for lunch here and had a great light meal for four of us. Nice food, good service and reasonable prices.

Thank malcnewbie
HMMuseum, Trustee - Marketing and Promotion at Holyhead Maritime Museum, responded to this review

We are pleased that you enjoyed your meal at the Bistro alongside the Museum. Hope you also enjoyed the views over the Harbour.

Reviewed 17 April 2017

My wife and I visited the museum a few days ago, while on a short visit to Holyhead, and I'm very glad we did. This is a treasure trove of artefacts and anecdotes, staffed by volunteers who are passionate about maritime history and traditions. Our...More

Thank BDT71
HMMuseum, Trustee - Marketing and Promotion at Holyhead Maritime Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind and encouraging review. We are pleased that you and your wife enjoyed your visit and especially the efforts of Vince, one of our many hard working and enthusiastic volunteers.

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

A really good way to spend two hours. It cost £5 each and this was excellent value as we got a fully guided tour. The Tour guides knowledge and passion about the items there was fantastic. The stories he told brought the displays to life...More

Thank Jenny T
HMMuseum, Trustee - Marketing and Promotion at Holyhead Maritime Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit to us and also for your very encouraging remarks.

Reviewed 31 January 2017

Holyhead Maritime museum is a treasure in the Irish Sea. Very knowledgable and friendly staff, individual people with specialities are fabulous sources of information for the layman. I was even offered a cup of tea by Caroline, one of the vounteers. It was delicious. Great...More

Thank Sharon L
HMMuseum, Trustee - Marketing and Promotion at Holyhead Maritime Museum, responded to this review

Thank you Sharon for your very kind remarks. We assume that your review refers to a visit you made during the summer. We are now closed for the winter and will open again at Easter.

Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Very interesting facts on local ship wrecks and of local heroes with pictures and artifacts from them well worth a visit

Thank kazzy62
HMMuseum, Trustee, Marketing and Promotion at Holyhead Maritime Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review and your recommendation for others to visit.

Reviewed 14 November 2016

a nice very small museum with plentof things to see, the staff are always nice and will explain everything to u very well wortha visit and u can use the bistro if u want.

Thank John H
HMMuseum, Trustee - Marketing and Promotion. at Holyhead Maritime Museum, responded to this review

Thank you, John H, for taking the time to add your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 30 October 2016

Based in the former lifeboat station this mini museum is overflowing with history, staffed by volunteers who provide not only a hearty welcome but a free guided tour at no extra cost ..an additional WW2 exhibition is also included in a separate building next to...More

Thank Wotsit M
HMMuseum, Trustee - Marketing and Promotion at Holyhead Maritime Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our museum and for your very kind and encouraging comments.

Reviewed 26 October 2016

Didn't hear about this museum beforehand, just stumbled across it wandering from the B&B 5 min away. Great little place, v knowledgeable and friendly guide. Highly recommend it!

Thank dr1169
HMMuseum, Trustee - Marketing and Promotion at Holyhead Maritime Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind comments. We appreciate you taking the time to do this.

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jennifer l
Visited April school holidays- it was closed even though the web site said it was open that day,20 mile journey for nothing , web site should be accurate,again we may never visit again
22 April 2017|
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Response from HMMuseum | Property representative |
Hello Jennifer - we are sorry that you found the museum closed when you visited during the school holidays. We assume that you visited on Monday, 10 April. We normally do not open on Mondays. However we do open on Bank... More
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