We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Just brilliant!

Not much to say that hasn’t already been said. We loved our visit. The Micro Museum is friendly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ChadDoobray
,
Greater London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Fabulous!

Real fun place to visit. The owners were really knowledgeable and it was fun to watch the children... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
lutonluvly6
,
Luton, United Kingdom
Read all 201 reviews
47
All photos (47)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“space invaders”(27 reviews)
“retro games”(18 reviews)
“computer games”(17 reviews)
About
Kent's only Museum of vintage computers, gaming and micro electronics. The showcase for the owners' personal collection gathered over 40+ years. Visitors can discover the ideas and inventions that led to the modern digital world, do the history...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Contact
11 Church Hill, Ramsgate CT11 8RA, England
Website
+44 7876 271255
Call
Reviews (201)
Filter reviews
200 results
Traveller rating
173
22
4
1
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
173
22
4
1
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsspace invadersretro gamescomputer gamespac manfamily ticketcouple who runpersonal collectiontrip down memory lanet shirtson displaywell worth a visitelectronic gadgetshusband and wifestar warsquiz sheettennis gameall ages
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 200 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not much to say that hasn’t already been said. We loved our visit. The Micro Museum is friendly, welcoming and full of memories for anyone who has owned a home computer, games console or any number of electronic gadgets and toys. It’s small, busy (but...More

Thank ChadDoobray
Carol D, Owner at The Micro Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for this brilliant review. We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit and had some time to share our enthusiasm.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Real fun place to visit. The owners were really knowledgeable and it was fun to watch the children being interactive with items from my own past which I had enjoyed. I took my son who had a great time. Highly recommended, worth taking time out...More

Thank lutonluvly6
Carol D, Owner at The Micro Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Very many thanks for this five star review. Come back and see us if you are in the area again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with our grandchildren, 6 and 9 yrs. Both absolutely loved trying out the huge range of retro games and machines. They learned a huge amount through doing the quiz as they went round (which earned them a certificate). They have vowed to return...More

Thank Minnime63
Carol D, Owner at The Micro Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for making the time to write this 5 star review for our Museum. So very glad to learn that you all enjoyed yourselves.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was ace place to take my son. On entering it was very welcoming and the staff were extremely friendly. Once in the museum and as a learning experience we took part in the quiz which gets children to read the boards and learn...More

Thank Dave M
Carol D, Owner at The Micro Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Dave for writing this super review. We are glad that you and your son enjoyed yourselves during your visit to our Museum. Come back again soon.

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Would highly recommend a visit to this engaging and well thought out museum. It's a highly interactive experience, with large variety of video games and a self-guided quiz on computing history. Something for all ages. I could have spent much longer exploring the collection of...More

1  Thank Becca M
Carol D, Owner at The Micro Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Many thanks for writing this great review. It was a pleasure to meet and chat with you. Do hope you can visit again in the future.

Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

An odd little museum with two parts to its character. Firstly there are display cases showing retro computing and gaming hardware over the last 60-odd years. If you’ve ever been into video gaming then you’re sure to spot something that’ll make you “ahhh” and go...More

1  Thank Adam B
Carol D, Owner at The Micro Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks for your review Adam. Glad you found somethings to amuse and entertain you in our "odd little museum". Hope you can come back and find some more quirky things to enjoy when you have some more time.

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

A gem of a place Pros Cute museum -with everything working!!! Good quiz for kids Owners also change items around so it changes during the year apparently Nostalgic and fun Owners are lovely- what an amazing place they have created. Cons Nothing to do with...More

Thank mc2010uk
Carol D, Owner at The Micro Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Wow! What a lovely review! Thank you very much. We do hope you can come and see us again.

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Came here with my two children aged 15 and aged 7 years. In the centre of Ramsgate, strange opening hours so check before you come. Lots of games consoles set up from different eras, staff helpful and always around to answer any questions you may...More

1  Thank Sapphire2829
Carol D, Owner at The Micro Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Thank you for your kind review.

Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Really great, good quiz, good service and a lot of fun games and consoles. Great for people of all ages. Definitely worthwhile!

Thank Papegaai K
Carol D, Manager at The Micro Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Many thanks for making the time to write this review. Hope we'll see you again soon.

Reviewed 29 July 2018

Had heard about this little haven for retro gaming a while back, but after my 9 year old son came back from a school trip raving about the place I new we had to pay a visit. And it was well worth it! There are...More

Thank Stuart B
Carol D, Manager at The Micro Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

We were very glad to hear that you enjoyed yourselves in our little Museum. We may be small, but because we love what we do, we have lots of "heart" to share with our visitors. Thank you for your kind review. Do come back and...More

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 10 hotels in Ramsgate
Travelodge Ramsgate Seafront
926 reviews
.45 km away
The Oak Hotel
183 reviews
.52 km away
Albion House Ramsgate Hotel
542 reviews
.55 km away
The Falstaff, Ramsgate
110 reviews
.58 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 211 restaurants in Ramsgate
Shakey Shakey Fish Bar
395 reviews
.09 km away
Kyoto Sushi & Grill
198 reviews
.13 km away
CCCP Restaurant
247 reviews
.11 km away
Cole's of Ramsgate
51 reviews
.27 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 130 attractions in Ramsgate
St George the Martyr Church
11 reviews
.04 km away
Real Life Games
108 reviews
.21 km away
Hovelling Boat Inn
109 reviews
.38 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Christina G
22 September 2018|
Answer
Response from Carol D | Property representative |
Sorry, the Museum is closed through September. We re-open on 6 October. You can find all our dates (open 1-4pm on the dates listed) up to December on our website. Look on the Calendar page.
1
Vote
Shane B
18 June 2018|
Answer
Response from Carol D | Property representative |
Yes, we do have some examples of Apple devices at The Micro Museum.
1
Vote
Emily P
17 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Carol D | Property representative |
The Museum will be open on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 and then on Friday 27, Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 Oct. 1-4pm on all these days. Please note, we close for the winter after 29 October - reopening at Easter 2018.
0
Votes