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Dover Museum, Dover

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  • We visited during a day trip to Dover and it was very interesting. We had limited time so we were unable to see and read everything but what we did see was very informative. The highlight for me was t...  more »
  • This is a great little museum. The history of Dover going back to prehistoric times is presented. There was a good level of detail explaining the displays. The highlight was the bronze age boat. There...  more »
  • One of the things we like to do as a couple when travelling is to visit the local museum of where ever we staying or visiting. Its a great way of getting an idea of how the local area developed, landm...  more »
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  • It’s pretty cool. You can’t really argue with the price - it’s free - and the Iron Age ship makes the trip with it on its own. There’s lots of interactive stuff on the third floor that both the young and young at heart will enjoy. The first floor seems kind of dull in comparison, if I’m being honest.
  • The entry is no charge. The staff was very helpful giving directions. There are several floors with the show piece being a really old boat on the top floor.
  • very good actually. free entry to begin with!! lots of interactive items for adults AND children to learn from. 3 floors, lift access to each floor. every floor different. lots to do with local history and the staff was welcoming and very pleased to see you.
  • An interesting exhibition, enjoyed seeing the diorama's of Dover through the years, the kids loved it a good way to kill an hour or so!
  • Well worth a visit. An eclectic mix of exhibits ranging from local history to 2nd world war. The ancient long boat is especially worthwhile. Do watch the film on it's discovery and restoration
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