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Good place to start your visit to the area and familiarise yourself with the history. Some really unusual exhibits (corrective magnetic bars for compasses you can experiment with, early scooters used by miners, etc). Probably an hour or so for a visit. Very cheap for...More
We popped in here due to the rain on Saturday afternoon, we were right by the harbour hoping to do some crabbing! We were so glad we did.
Very cheap entry at £2 entry for adults and £1 for children, The gentleman on the reception...More
I was up and about early so went for a walk. I have passed this place on dozens of morning walks and thought that one day it would be worth a look in. I am so glad I did this week. Well worth the two...More
We popped in while in Porthmadog. It was a lovely little museum clearly run by people there for the love of the maritime heritage of the area. We received a warm and personal welcome and while there a second volunteer kindly told us more about...More
The history and commercial successes of Porthmadog are set out in easily grasped detail within the walls of this former slate wharf shed. There's a surprising amount to see as regards slate handling, ship building and rope making that in former times provided much local...More
Lovely interesting museum with personal stories, varied exibits including a little ship's galley. There's a children's corner and a number of hands on exhibits including a morse code museum.
There's a very small ship, and it's inexpensive to get in - you could happily while...More
This is an excellent little museum staffed by enthusiastic local amateurs. If you go in knowing nothing about Porthmadog you will come out knowing all you need to know to enhance your visit to the town. Lots of naive paintings of local ships and photos...More