Holyhead Maritime Museum
“The soldiers soften, the war is over, the air raid shelters are blooming clover.” Bush.
The stories behind each precious item on display, at the Holyhead Maritime Museum, weave together a tapestry of time and events: that will be forever remembered. Offering visitors of all ages a glimpse into another age, perfectly situated on the busy harbour of Newry Beach; the museum is housed in the oldest lifeboat station in Wales, circa 1858. with part of the museum housed in a former air-raid shelter, used by the Dutch Navy and others during the Second World War. Holyhead has a rich maritime history spanning many centuries, and this iconic building flourishes in the dedicated hands of volunteers, who are extremely knowledgeable about all the exhibits, and truly brings the past to life. With over 5,000 visitors each year, there is a highly informative permanent exhibition; “Holyhead at War.” This museum by the sea offers a fabulous day out, for all the family.
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Holyhead, Anglesey , LL65 1YD
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Nearby Eating Out
The Harbour Front Bistro
The Harbourfront Bistro is a fully licensed restaurant and bar located next to The Holyhead Maritime Museum directly on beautiful Newry Beach in Holyhead Harbour.
Marina Cafe Bar
The view from the Marina Stores Cafe Bar, is endlessly appealing, as the colourful moored boats bob about on the silky blue waters of Holyhead Marina.
The Hut Sea Front Inn
Shipshape and Bristol fashion: The Hut Inn is run with first-class precision, and welcomes guests into a warm and friendly environment that is both
The Beach Hut
Breakfast certainly IS the most important meal of the day: especially when it’s cooked at The Beach Hut Café and Bistro. Start your day with their now legendary, outstanding breakfast