|THE CLASSIC BOAT MUSEUM||Museums & Galleries|
|Columbine Road, East Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO32&6RE|
Based at East Cowes the Classic Boat Museum and Gallery is home to an brilliant collection of sailing and power boats, of both local and national interest. Our overall goal is to preserve and present the best boats that highlight the craftsmanship of past generations for the delight of modern day audience. This collection contains not only classic boats, but tools, artefacts, books, photography, film and archival items that relate to the history of boat building, sailing, yachting, cruising and racing over the last 100-years! Our boats also include an airborne lifeboat that was dropped to aircrew shot down during the last war, and several Uffa Fox designs, including Coweslip. All boats are in a seaworthy condition and are sailed/driven as often as possible. Some are available for special occasions.
|COWES MARITIME MUSEUM||Museums & Galleries|
|Beckford Road, Cowes, Isle of Wight|
Display features the maritime history of the Isle of Wight and includes models, paintings and photographic materials of yachting. Located within Cowes Public Library.
|MUSEUM OF ISLAND HISTORY||Museums & Galleries|
|The Guildhall, High Street, Newport, Isle of Wight|
The museum traces island history using touch screen computer technology and hands-on exhibits.
|DINOSAUR ISLE||Museums & Galleries|
|Culver Parade, Sandown, Isle of Wight|
Enjoy Britain's finest purpose built dinosaur museum. Exhibits to see, touch, smell, hear ... and some that move!
|LILLIPUT MUSEUM OF ANTIQUE DOLLS & TOYS||Museums & Galleries|
|High Street, Brading, Isle of Wight, PO36 0DJ|
This cottage museum contains one of the finest and most comprehensive Private Collections of old and antique dolls and toys in Great Britain. With over 2000 exhibits on display dating circa 2000BC to 1950AD. The collection has been widely exhibited on BBC and ITV, and includes old toys, steam trains, tin cars & vans, dolls houses, teddy bears and German & French Bisque dolls. Our adjoining shop stocks a wide selection, including dolls houses and dolls house furniture, kits/accessories, limited edition teddy bears, china dolls plus various traditional toys.