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Nautical Museum

Type:Museum

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Model of Peggy

About

Uncover the story of the inventive George Quayle and his most significant surviving creation Peggy, the earliest known example of a British armed yacht. Find out what excavations revealed about nautical life in Castletown and the exploits and ingenuity of George Quayle who designed his own cabin room and private dock. Hear about the work the Nautical Museum are doing to conserve Peggy to ensure she survives her third century.

* The Peggy is currently undergoing conservation and can be viewed by booking a tour of the Peggy Conservation Facility. Tours of the Nautical Museum are available in our Castletown Site Tours. Meeting at Castle Rushen and then heading over to the Old Grammar School, followed by the Old House of Keys and finishing at the Nautical Museum, available on Saturdays at 10am - 12pm.
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Facilities

Accessibility

  • Ramp / Level Access

Leisure Facilities

  • Shop

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free) - Disc-zone parking

Payment Methods

  • Accepts major credit and debit cards
  • American Express accepted
  • Approx length of visit - 1h
  • Delta accepted
  • Groups Accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Accept coach parties - Recommend pre-booking

Provider Features

  • In town/city centre

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Min group size numeric qualifier - 15
Bridge Street, Castletown, IM9 1AX
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Awards

  • AccoladesUNESCO Biosphere Partner UNESCO Biosphere Partner 2021

Opening Times

Season (2 Apr 2022 - 24 Sept 2022)
DayTimes
Saturday10:00 - 12:00

* The Nautical Museum can be accessed via our weekly Castletown Site Tours.

The Peggy is currently undergoing conservation and can be viewed by booking a tour of the Peggy Conservation Facility.

Map & Directions

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