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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 artefacts and a 10 minute video .. it doesn't cost much to enter.
Staff on the till was pleasant and helpful
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.