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Looking at this from the outside you might, as I did (I'm ashamed to admit) not have very high... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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A bit if living history.

Dunwich is worth visiting anyway what with the fish and chips at Floras and the cream teas at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eddie M
Wickham St Paul, United Kingdom
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St. James's Street | Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB, Dunwich IP17 3DT, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Looking at this from the outside you might, as I did (I'm ashamed to admit) not have very high expectations of this museum. How very wrong can I be. It's really interesting, well laid out and easy to understand. Well worthy of a town that...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dunwich is worth visiting anyway what with the fish and chips at Floras and the cream teas at Dingle hills tea rooms but the museum and the remains of the churches and cliffs still remaining it makes for a good day out.

Thank Eddie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Helpful, clear history displays. Lovely collections of local archaeological finds. Amazing to think it would have been such a major town and port centuries back.

Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't usually visit tourist museums, I find mostly they are spending stations for tourist's, but Dunwich has really put a lot of effort and created a fascinating place of interest and knowledge I to theirs, I even brought a few things, which is extremely...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We could so easily have missed this, but are glad we didn't. There is so much information here. It was fascinating to find out not only about the history of the town that has disappeared into the sea, but also Dulwich's history as a rotten...More

Thank JohnTManchester
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to know what a local, community based museum should be then this is it. Well set out, good displays and in our case a well informed attendant. Coastal erosion in not a phenonium of global warming and the displays shown this in...More

Thank Nick L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not to be missed, interesting and full of local history with staff that are obviously passionate about their lost city.

Thank SJBaked
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very interesting little museum giving such a lot of information about the history of the village. Dog friendly and lovely staff

Thank chrisbridges501
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lots of information presented in interesting way. Something for everyone whether local or tourist. Well worth a return visit.

Thank Jane L
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Interesting small museum. Quite alot packed into the small place, activities for children, a short film, some artefacts and a gift shop.

Thank DollyD318
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30 March 2017|
Response from irenefox | Reviewed this property |
Just looked on website No dogs allowed.
30 March 2017|
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Response from irenefox | Reviewed this property |
Just looked on website. No dogs allowed.