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Well worth a visit

Well set out information and personal story of Grace Darlingand really worth the time to honour... read more

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Suzanne W
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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
Very interesting small museum

Although this is a very small museum it tells the story of Grace Darling in a very vivid way. Very... read more

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mary g
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Penzance, United Kingdom
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The RNLI Grace Darling Museum tells the story of Grace and her father's heroic rescue of nine survivors of the wreck of the SS Forfarshire in September 1838. The museum is a small site, with a stunning view from the first floor. The main gallery...more
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Radcliffe Road, Bamburgh NE69 7AE, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Well set out information and personal story of Grace Darlingand really worth the time to honour this lady and the RNLI.

Thank Suzanne W
Reviewed yesterday

Although this is a very small museum it tells the story of Grace Darling in a very vivid way. Very well presented and lots of artefacts adding to the understanding of such an amazing rescue.

Thank mary g
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent small museum with lots of history about Grace Darling. Had lots of artefacts including the original boat she made the rescue on. Free entrance but donations welcome to RNLI. Small gift shop located inside museum. You can also visit her grave opposite and the...More

Thank Barry S
Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your lovely review. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit and would recommend it to others.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My children have studied Grace Darling in school and so this was really interesting for them. The lady on the desk was helpful and friendly.

Thank Cookieka
Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your kind review, we're delighted to hear you and your children enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you are planning to visit the Farne Islands then you should pop into this free museum that explains the story of the Victorian hero Grace Darling and the story of how she helped rescue shipwrecked seaman .The museum is free but Please make a...More

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Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your kind words and your donation to the RNLI. It's great to hear you enjoyed your visit and would recommend it to others

Reviewed 1 week ago

The Grace Darling Museum in Bamburgh tells the remarkable story of a rescue in the stormy waters of the Farne Islands. Grace lived with her family at the lighthouse and rowed with her father to rescue the passengers and crew of a sinking ship. The...More

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Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write such a kind and extensive review. We're delighted to hear you and your group enjoyed the museum and the way the story is displayed.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent museum with interacting information guides that children would like.we spent an hour there and liked all the displays and the layout of the information

Thank Beryl B
Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write this very kind review. It's great to hear you enjoyed your visit

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice and informative museum, staff attentive, helpful. Exhibits well spaced, good information, well laid out. Nice upstairs viewing window

Thank maunderca
Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for this lovely review. We're delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit, and I'll make sure top pas your comments on to our staff and volunteers

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this museum a few years ago and where amazed by the changes that have taken place since then as the museum is now much larger with lots of interesting information and artefacts

Thank Englisheric
Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words. We're delighted to hear you came for another visit and you liked the changes that were made to the building and displays

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a super little museum! It was clean, well presented and full of useful information about Grace Darling and the history of the area. We were surprised that it was free. A panoramic window upstairs offered splendid views and can be accessed by a lift...More

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Grace D, Manager at Grace Darling Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review, we're delighted to hear you enjoyed your visit

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Paulagregchapman
6 May 2018|
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Response from Stuart B | Reviewed this property |
Free in, but after reading the stories, you may wish to donate!
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Christine W
16 May 2017|
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Response from Grace D | Property representative |
Hello, There is no designated car park for the museum. There is on street parking available in Bamburgh.
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12club
16 October 2016|
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Response from tchell2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open,also the church opposite,where Grace has a tomb in the graveyard.,go in the church as it so rewarding.
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