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Golden Hind Museum Ship

| The Quayside, Brixham Harbour, Brixham TQ5 8AW, England
+44 1803 856223
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Just a bit of fun.

Good wonder around the old ship. Nice to see what the ship would of looked like back in the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dave L
via mobile
Good value for money!

We visited here with our two dogs who were made to feel more than welcome upon board the ship. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ellie P
via mobile
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The Golden Hind in Brixham Harbour, is one of only two full sized replicas in the world of 16th century explorer and privateer Sir Francis Drake's famous ship. The Ship has been a feature of picturesque Brixham harbour for over fifty years, entertaining and educating thousands of visitors during this time - as well as being featured on many tv programmes and films. The Ship is open come rain or shine and is an all weather attraction with many indoor displays as well as wide open decks and on-board activities.
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  • Average7%
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“below deck” (18 reviews)
“treasure hunt” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
| The Quayside, Brixham Harbour, Brixham TQ5 8AW, England
+44 1803 856223
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good wonder around the old ship. Nice to see what the ship would of looked like back in the day. Good for kids.

Thank Dave L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here with our two dogs who were made to feel more than welcome upon board the ship. It is a very educational experience and the tour guides are extremely knowledgable. We spent just under an hour exploring all the different levels of the...More

Thank Ellie P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely focal piece for Brixham Harbour. We visited on a sunny, hot day and it topped it off.. They have a skull hunt onboard and a very welcoming, chatty crew who enjoy giving background info about the ship's history. Although it's a replica ship,...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Couldn't get it as it was closed but had a good look around, it's amazing. Well worth seeing. You can't miss it as you visit this area.

Thank eunice38
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Brixham on Sunday and found the Golden hind very interesting step back into the past to see life onboard Drakes ship!

Thank coral d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an enjoyable and interesting day visiting this incredible & fascinating ship not to mention it was a sunny day!

Thank Geoff G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very interesting visit with lots to see and do on board.Vist the crew men's quarters down below. See the punishments for treason.

Thank Alan D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had 2 men with learning disabilities with us. When we went to go on the assistant double checked it would be accessible for them because of the stairs etc. Once onboard she chatted to them and gave them the children's treasure map to follow...More

Thank jennyh0rne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to spend time and learn a little bit about the history as well. Plus once you have paid you can return for another look. Kids love finding the skulls and getting their certificate. Replica ship albeit somewhat smaller but it gives you an...More

Thank louella4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This ship replaced an earlier one which sank at sea. That one had a bit of history as it was used in the TV series Sir Frances Drake during the 1960's. This hastily put tegether replacement is a bit cruder and less detailed. Still it...More

Thank 900Lancasterfamily
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31 August 2017|
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Response from Rebecca P | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for certain but I would guess no. the ship has steep ladders, I think it would be extremely difficult. However the staff were very helpful so perhaps see if you can contact them via the website to ask the... More
16 September 2015|
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Response from GoldenHindCrew | Property representative |
Hi there. Well behaved dogs are welcome on the Ship. We look forward to welcoming you on board. Golden Hind Team