Dimbola Museum & Galleries, Freshwater

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Art Gallery · History Museum
Dimbola Museum & Galleries:

Julia Margaret Cameron's life and work

Vintage Cameras

Changing exhibitions programme

Workshops, talks and tours

Tea Rooms

Museum Shop

Mission Statement: TO PROVIDE EDUCATION TO THE PUBLIC OF THE WORK OF JULIA MARGRET CAMERON, INCLUDING THE HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY, AND APPRECIATION OF MODERN PHOTOGRAPHY AS AN ART.

TO PROMOTE AND ENCOURAGE CONSERVATION , FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT, OF THE HISTORICAL IMPORTANCE OF THE AREA KNOWN AS THE TENNYSON MILE IN FRESHWATER, ISLE OF WIGHT.
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  • We stopped off here while we were walking the Isle of Wight coastal path. Although the sign said they close at 4pm, they refused to serve us a cup of tea at 3.45pm when we arrived. Even a take away...  more »
  • Dimbola Lodge is a gorgeous Victorian house which has been expertly restored. The exhibition of Julia Margaret Cameron's work, local artists and her bedroom display is fascinating. They have a great.....  more »
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  • Really interesting spot. A good collection of Julia Margaret Cameron's photographs, her bedroom, lovely views from the window of Freshwater Bay. Upstairs there are rooms devoted to the IOW festival and exhibitions on Bowie and Dylan. Great shop and cafe. Outside seating. Friendly staff. A real find x
  • What a lovely surprise it was. Stopped for a bite to eat and discovered the house and museum. Very interesting and 2 completely different museums. Highly recommend it

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