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Combe Martin Museum

Cross Street | Eberleigh House, Combe Martin, Exmoor National Park EX34 ODH, England
+44 1271 889031
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Interesting Visit

It maybe a small museum but full of interesting items. Especially having family connections to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sue C
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Coventry, United Kingdom
Thoroughly interesting!

This museum is only small but what it lacks in size it make up for in interest! The exhibits detail... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
owlmaiden721
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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A local history museum which tells the story of Combe Martin over three floors, social, trade and industry and maritime history. We run Seashore Safaris in the summer, children's activities and hold regular coffee mornings (see our website). The museum is Makaton friendly (symbol language)and accessible to those with a visual impairment through the use of the 'Talking Pen'. The museum is very child friendly and accessible to wheelchair users. We have a Copy Shop with A3/A4 printing,photocopying and laminating facilities. Free Wi-Fi. Summer opening hours - 10.30 - 5.00 7 days per week, winter hours - Tuesday, Wednesday,Thursday 10.30 - 3.30
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“local history” (10 reviews)
“worth a visit” (13 reviews)
“rainy day” (5 reviews)
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Cross Street | Eberleigh House, Combe Martin, Exmoor National Park EX34 ODH, England
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+44 1271 889031

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Reviewed 5 days ago

It maybe a small museum but full of interesting items. Especially having family connections to Combe Martin , we found it really interesting.

Thank Sue C
TeapotPat, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to review the museum. We are pleased that you found your visit interesting and hope to see you again. Best wishes, Pat

Reviewed 7 July 2017

This museum is only small but what it lacks in size it make up for in interest! The exhibits detail what life was like in the past for the people of Combe Martin. It covers everything from past local trades, information on silver mining and...More

1  Thank owlmaiden721
TeapotPat, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Hi, Really pleased that you enjoyed your visit, you can put together a good picture of yesteryear through the displays on offer. Please visit us again to see what changes we may have made. Best wishes, Pat

Reviewed 4 July 2017

Such welcoming, helpful staff, and a lovely museum too boot! I was amazed they allowed the dog in, but very pleased they did as it was well worth visiting. I learned a lot about the history of the area and the local people who toiled...More

1  Thank CC55VC
TeapotPat, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Hi , So pleased that you enjoyed your visit, the microscope is good fun isn't it ? Please come and see us again. Best wishes, Pat

Reviewed 30 June 2017

It was full of local information the staff was very welcoming. My husband was very interested in the naval display. I was very interested in the home life display.

Thank Mindy L
TeapotPat, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

Hi Mindy, Very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Combe Martin Museum and that you felt welcomed by our volunteers. Hope to see you again.

Reviewed 29 May 2017

We wanted something to do so we went into the Museum. What a fascinating place? So much local knowledge. A real Gem. Well worth a visit.

Thank richard0804
TeapotPat, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Hi, So pleased that you enjoyed your visit, we are very proud of our museum and hope to see you again. Best wishes, Pat

Reviewed 14 May 2017

Found this place whilst walking around Combe Martin, and how pleased we did. What a great little museum. We were given a very warm welcome by the lady on reception before we started to look round. It just so happened they were also having a...More

Thank chrisles2016
TeapotPat, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Hi, So pleased that you founds us, our volunteers really enjoy their stewarding and the coffee mornings are growing and help to sustain the museum as we are self funding and rely on, fundraising and donations. Looking forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Fab local museum, nice place to while away a couple of hours, lots to discover about the beautiful Combe Martin. Very knowledgeable museum guides, who are willing to take the time to explain the exhibits. There are some interactive exhibits for children and adults alike,...More

Thank SusanGillardBrown
TeapotPat, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Thank you very much for the positive review, so pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. Our volunteers are very proud of the museum and are very willing to go the extra mile. Hope to see you again. Best wishes, Pat

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Fan little museum.. ..with knowledgeable staff... and well organised . well worth a visit. Found out lots about Combe Martin I never knew.

Thank mcdavies30
Reviewed 15 April 2017

So nice to see a small village caring about their heritage. lots on display, worth a visit...a great museum

Thank johnsidney21
TeapotPat, Manager at Combe Martin Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

Hi John, We are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit, yes, the village is quite passionate about it's heritage. Hope to see you again. Best wishes, Pat

Reviewed 29 March 2017

. A very interesting small museum which tells the story of the Town very well. The volunteers are to be congratulated on what has been achieved in presenting the history of their town.

Thank Michael Ross G
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Response from Sue C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Joanne, I only visited the museum so couldn't honestly say if you can or not. However if you give them a call on 01271889031 on Tues, Wed or Thurs between 10.30 - 3, these are the winter opening times, they will be able... More
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