Centre for WW1 Internment at Knockaloe

Patrick Old School Rooms
Patrick Corner
Patrick Village
Isle of Man
IM5 3AL

Heritage / Visitor Centre

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Centre for WW1 Internment at Knockaloe

Map & Directions

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Road Directions

The Centre for WW1 Internment is located in on the junction of the A27 and Patrick Road in Patrick Village on the west of the Island. From Peel follow signs to Glen Maye (A27), from St Johns follow signs to Castletown (A3) then signs to Patrick/Glen Maye (A30). For the location on Google Maps please click here

There is a car park directly in front of the Visitor Centre, however, please be cautious as the entrance is quite tight.

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Prices

Individuals : Entry to the Centre is FREE however we very much welcome DONATIONS which allow us to cover our ongoing running costs of the Centre, and will allow us to continue to develop it.

Groups : For commercially organised groups where visitors are paying an overall fee for their trip and/or guide, there is a charge of £4 per person, payable by the tour operator/coach driver/guide before or upon arrival. A discount of 10% is offered for parties of 12 or more.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Disabled Accessibility
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp / Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times - The Research Room is open to descendants by appointment all year round, please E-mail info@knockaloe.im for further information.

Provider Facilities

  • Accept coach parties - For large parties it is advisable to let us know in advance please E-mail info@knockaloe.im
  • Available for wedding receptions - The Community Room is available for private hire for further information please contact info@knockaloe.im
  • Dog Friendly
  • Dogs Accepted - Well behaved dogs on leads are welcome.
  • Event Venue - The Community Room is available for private hire for further information please contact info@knockaloe.im
  • Group Friendly
  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • Indoor Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction - Walk: From the Centre of the Old School (former Courthouse to the Camp), you can explore the former Camp itself, the graveyard and the 'Garden of Barbed Wire'. The Walk is guided by our free app and map leaflet which can be picked up at the Visitor Centre.
  • Village Location

Target Markets

  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed Towards Students / Youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups - Guided tours for large groups are available if booked in advance please E-mail info@knockaloe.im for further details and to discuss availability.
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals - Guided tours for descendants of Knockaloe internees and guards are available upon request. Please Email info@knockaloe.im for further details and to discuss availability.

Opening Times

Opening times (10 May 2019 - 28 Sept 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - TuesdayClosed
Wednesday - Saturday10:00 - 17:00
SundayClosed
Bank HolidayClosed
2020 Opening times - Full exhibition: Wednesday to Saturday (10am-5pm) (27 May 2020 - 27 Sept 2020)
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* Please note that descendants and pre-booked groups can visit the exhibition by appointment from 1st April 2020 until 27th September 2020

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    Recent Reviews:

    • Bob704
      Cambridge, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Excellent exhibition
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 4th August 2019
      In a small space you have told the amazing story of The Knockaloe internment camp in the Great War. You have provided a great deal of information in a very professional manner and you should feel... Read full review
    • tiv2019
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Great find
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 7th August 2019
      What a great place. Really informative and intetesting. Welcoming and knowledgeable staff. Would definitely recommend visiting Read full review
    • kgweedon
      Douglas, United Kingdom
      Pilates group visit
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 12th September 2019
      Walking with my Pilates group this afternoon on the site of the Internment Camp where 104 years ago, a German internee Joseph Pilates lived for 3 years. Learning about the experience here of some... Read full review

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