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Smugglers Museum

| Jamaica Inn, Bolventor PL15 7TS, England
+44 1566 86250
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Excellent and informative

We visited the museum in the early summer and found this great with interesting and informative... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sarahkJ2331NZ
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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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If I'd seen this online and read a bit more I wouldn't have chosen to go in, it's a room with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roscommoner13
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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| Jamaica Inn, Bolventor PL15 7TS, England
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+44 1566 86250

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the museum in the early summer and found this great with interesting and informative staff. Worth a visit definitely.

Thank sarahkJ2331NZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If I'd seen this online and read a bit more I wouldn't have chosen to go in, it's a room with artefacts and a 10 minute video .. it doesn't cost much to enter. Staff on the till was pleasant and helpful

Thank Roscommoner13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to this museum not really knowing what to expect, we had just turned up for a meal. The entrance fee was very reasonable. As the name would suggest there are many artefacts that illustrate the ingenious methods that have been used and probably...More

Thank Jet C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

really enjoyed visiting the museum, it gave you a good insight into how things were back then, not a huge amount in it but then it is very cheap to enter, its a perfect addition to having a meal in the pub. I loved the...More

Thank _garlandjill1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love anything to do with pirates and smugglers and we weren't disappointed by the jamaica inn smugglers museum. It has a wealth of information about smuggling in cornwall and it was really interesting to learn how smuggling played such a big part in the...More

Thank Xander R
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

What a shame I was so looking forward to finding out about the book, the area and about smugglers. No interactive exhibits. Dated signage, lots of paintings but not many facts.

1  Thank Kathryn A
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Great museum, helpful friendly lady on the front desk. There is a section about Daphne De Maurier. Did you know she wrote the book Hitchcock based his movie on The Birds? She was also married to a very senior officer in the army fighting in...More

Thank LadyFranklyn
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Whilst staying at Jamaica Inn we visited the museum just as it was opening up in the morning and were able to view everything at our leisure. The elderly lady who was selling the tickets was extremely friendly and knowledgeable on the museum artifacts, especially...More

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 16 July 2017

A small museum, with a lot packed into a small space. It is not all smugglers - a lot about Daphne du Maurier, and also a lot about modern* day drug smuggling, as well as the 18th Century variety. *Many of the exhibits appear to...More

Thank OssianLtd
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Interesting place and comes with a warning as reference to drugs is made so parents make up your own mind As an older person I found it fascinating takes less than an hour if you read a lot of the information.

Thank Oliver S
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