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The Dock Museum

North Road, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 2PW, England
+44 1229 876400
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Interesting visit

An hour well spent. Very interesting and informative about the local area. Didn’t have time to go... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Christina J
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Very interesting museum

It had been a long time since our last visit so a cold day in February provided an opportunity for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
UlverstonJanet
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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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  • Average5%
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“free entry” (25 reviews)
“local history” (19 reviews)
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North Road, Barrow-in-Furness LA14 2PW, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An hour well spent. Very interesting and informative about the local area. Didn’t have time to go to the cafe but looked nice

Thank Christina J
Reviewed 1 week ago

It had been a long time since our last visit so a cold day in February provided an opportunity for a second visit. The permanent exhibitions about the areas history are excellent, just the right amount of detail. The temporary exhibition though small was very...More

Thank UlverstonJanet
DockMuseum, General Manager at The Dock Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our museum. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. Check our website to find out about any future temporary exhibitions at the museum. We look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have passed this place many times on visits to Walney Island and so when a wet day stopped our bird watching, we decided to have a quick look. It took more than a quick look to see and read everything on display and although...More

Thank Cherry H
DockMuseum, General Manager at The Dock Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind comments! We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. We are always more than happy to shelter you from the rain and hope you visit us again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Anyone who either lives or visits Barrow should go and have a look around.It is free and they only ask for donations. Shows the history of Barrow and lots more

Thank chrisburns331
DockMuseum, General Manager at The Dock Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our museum, we are glad you enjoyed your visit. Make sure you check out our website for new exhibitions and events. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Definitely a top visit when in Barrow, really interesting about the history of ship building. Loved it, and would highly recommend.

Thank Samantha L
DockMuseum, General Manager at The Dock Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review the Dock Museum. I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us, and hope that you will visit us again.

Reviewed 4 January 2018

Took a friend for something to do on a terrible weather day. The first time I have ever been and found it most interesting and would recommend

Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Great little museum with free entry. Built over an old dry dock, the walls of which can be seen and containing a fascinating display of models and items associated with Barrow's shipbuilding history.

Thank Lakeland130
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

To get a flavour of what has made Barrow the place it is today - a visit to The Dock Museum is a must - great exhibits really interesting and insightful - great film area.

Thank Robin R
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Defo a place to visit. Set on the old docks, with lovely walks & views plus nice play area for children. The museum itself is free, got a nice little cafe & shop. The exibitions are excellent. Take the time to watch the old film...More

Thank Def22
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Spent two happy hours here. Three hours free parking, nice clean loo's, friendly welcoming staff, reasonably priced gift shop. Great! Museum is built in the old graving dock, across the road from the BAE systems Devonshire dock building. Plenty to look at, especially enjoyed the...More

Thank Gary S
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Eriogaster
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Response from Leanne L | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, When we went it was that soft squashy ground like you get on baby soft play areas outdoors but that was for the toddle bit say 2/3 ages upwards. I wouldn't personally let baba crawl as there were the odd stones... More
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Hazel G
25 January 2016|
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Yes parking is right next to the Venue
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