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Grace Darling Museum

Radcliffe Road, Bamburgh NE69 7AE, England
+44 1668 214910
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The RNLI run museum showing the story of Grace Darling and her fathers dramatic rescue is a must... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Shirley W
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Girvan, United Kingdom
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It makes you think.

This is a free RNLI museum that needs to be visited,it makes you realise what Grace Darling and her... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
markwallace
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Huddersfield
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The RNLI Grace Darling Museum tells the story of Grace and her father's heroic rescue of nine survivors of the wreck of the SS Forfarshire in September 1838. The museum is a small site, with a stunning view from the first floor. The main gallery includes the boat Grace and her father rowed to the rescue. RNLI Grace Darling Museum is a family-friendly site with trails, activities and temporary exhibitions during school holidays. We look forward to welcoming you.
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Radcliffe Road, Bamburgh NE69 7AE, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The RNLI run museum showing the story of Grace Darling and her fathers dramatic rescue is a must see It is free to enter and has many interesting artefacts inside including the actual rescue boat It is hard to imagine how this young girl managed...More

Thank Shirley W
Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for your positive review, it's great to hear you enjoyed your visit to the museum and the church.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a free RNLI museum that needs to be visited,it makes you realise what Grace Darling and her father achieved.Lots of things on display including the boat used in the rescue.After the museum visit I am sure a donation to the RNLI will be...More

Thank markwallace
Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review, it's great to hear you enjoyed your visit. And thank you for your donation to the RNLI.

Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful museum, the displays are professionally shown, very informative.To get an incite into her short life and times, a must visit! The attendant staff were welcoming and knowledgeable--thank you.

Thank Colin T
Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review, we're delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit so much and would recommend it to others. I'll pass on your positive comments to our volunteers.

Reviewed 1 week ago

A few weeks ago I visited this museum. It brought the events of the rescue very much to life.I liked the pictures of this exceptionally brave young girl and the boat. The shop is good. I bought a pen with other attachments.Also bought a book...More

Thank mullfiona
Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review, we're delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit to the museum and the shop. Grace had eight brothers and sisters, many of whom had children, so there's still quite a few Darlings out there.

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was great to see first hand the boat and learn a bit more about Grace and her family. I am of the generation who learnt about her from the TV Program Blue Peter. I was amazed at the size of the boat, it looks...More

Thank PostcardLass
Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit and that we were able to give you more information about your childhood hero.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the museum after visiting Grace Darling's Grave in the churchyard opposite the museum, the museum was full of interesting facts about Grace's famous rescue, free entrance.

Thank crunchie3
Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review, it's great to hear you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well done and thorough history of Grace Darling, her life, family and famous life saving exploits, including the actual boat she and her father made the rescue. Must see for everyone to support the RNLI.

Thank tliamhowts
Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review, we're delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This must surely be up there with the best value for money attractions in the country. Not just because it is free to get in (after all, so is my local park) but because it is exceptionally well designed and laid out, informative and deeply...More

Thank Dave P
Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your wonderful and detailed review, it's great to hear you enjoyed your visit so much.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have always known about Grace Darling but have never realised her background and the details of the rescue she performed. The museum is well layed out and it tells her story really well.

Thank IanViv2015
Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review, we're delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staying in Seahouses and having done a trip round the Farne Islands by boat we new the story pretty well, but this was still very interesting and quite emotional. Given Ms Darling's short life they've managed to put a lot of material together without any...More

Thank Anton_Smith
Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely and detailed review. We're lighted to hear you enjoyed your visit to the museum as well as to other attractions in the area.

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Christine W
15 May 2017|
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Response from Grace D | Property representative |
Hello, There is no designated car park for the museum. There is on street parking available in Bamburgh.
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12club
16 October 2016|
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Response from tchell2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open,also the church opposite,where Grace has a tomb in the graveyard.,go in the church as it so rewarding.
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Helen C
16 February 2016|
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Response from IanKarenandJoe | Reviewed this property |
Regret wouldn't know the answer to this so can only suggest you contact the museum direct. Sorry.
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