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Restored World War II Air Raid Shelter

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Restored World War II Air Raid Shelter

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Part of the Holyhead Maritime museum's complex is a Second World War shelter. The shelter one of sixteen built at the commencement of the war, as part of the towns defences. The reason for the location on the waterfront was due to the fact that the German Luftwaffe flew up the Irish Sea on their bombing raids on Liverpool and Birkenhead. Returning from their forte they would discharge any remaining ordinance on the British and Dutch vessels in the town�s harbour. The shelter now houses the permanent exhibition �Holyhead at War� On display are artefact donated by the town’s people who�s relatives fought in the 1st 2nd World Wars and also the Falklands war.

contact

Restored World War II Air Raid Shelter
Beach Rd
Holyhead
Isle Of Anglesey
LL65 1ES

Tel: 01407 764374
Fax: 01407 769 745

Website

Amenities

  • Toilets
  • School Parties
  • Parking
  • Coach Parties
  • Catering
  • All Weather

prices

General

Adult: £2.50
Child:£1.00

Opening Times

Restored World War II Air Raid Shelter
3rd Jan - 22nd Dec
  M T W T F S S
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Note: Open every day 10.00am - 4.00pm, closed Christmas & New Year holidays.

categories

Part of: Museum & Gallery, Historical, Culture & Heritage categories

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