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Charlestown Shipwreck & Heritage Centre

Quay Road, St Austell PL25 3NJ, England
+44 1726 69897
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Great Museum.

What a lot was on display at this museum. It was packed with lots of interesting displays with... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Coventry, United Kingdom
via mobile
Brilliant for young and old

Wow what a great little museum, I say little as it appears to be but it is crammed with interesting... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
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“china clay” (60 reviews)
“paying adult” (13 reviews)
Quay Road, St Austell PL25 3NJ, England
+44 1726 69897
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Reviewed 4 days ago

What a lot was on display at this museum. It was packed with lots of interesting displays with plenty of information about them. All sorts of ages would find this enjoyable. Very reasonably priced as well. Well worth a visit.

Thank poppy463
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wow what a great little museum, I say little as it appears to be but it is crammed with interesting artifacts. There were people of all ages and certainly something for everyone. We took our son who is only 10 months old but will defitnetly...More

Thank 3Bodsters
Reviewed 1 week ago

Parking difficult but quality and extent of displays is mind boggling with explanations about shipwrecks and other marine tragedies is extensive.

Thank Allan F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting history and a wealth of stuff to see.Quite good for kids and adults alike& it's indoors! An obvious labour of love for some

Thank angela s
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a 'what on earth can we do on a wet day' visit but it turned out to be amazing ... I honestly thought it would be a shed in a back garden and that the visit would be all of ten minutes ......More

Thank David W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here with my elderly parents, one of whom has mobility issues and they loved it! The history in the village that comes together in the centre is overwhelming! They is so much to see, read, experience. It's not a huge place but it took...More

Thank Dawn G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good value for money Plenty to do see and learn in a spectacular historic harbour setting.The museum has a vast collection of artifacts from real shipwrecks and also has a section about the history of diving which is very informative. One morning is not...More

Thank pierater
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been to Charlestown so many times before but this was the first time we decided to visit the museum there. We re glad we did ! The place is educational and informative. It certainly gave more insight into the China clay industry of which...More

Thank Jeanwats0n
Reviewed 1 week ago

A compact museum highlighting the history of shipwrecks and smuggling. Nice range of exhibits and enough to keep you interested including a good film at the end.

1  Thank sally2000_13
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are interested in the sea, shipwrecks etc then this a good place to go. I think children may also enjoy it. We found it interesting enough, there is plenty to see and lots of information.

1  Thank Geoff G
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