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Address: Higher Market Street | Town Hall, Penryn, Falmouth, England
Phone Number:
01326-37-21-58
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 15:00

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Two hours well spent.

Small museum but well laid out with some interesting artefacts. Staff quite knowledgeable. Will need to visit again with more money for the car park.

Reviewed 3 days ago
sid272014
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Small museum but well laid out with some interesting artefacts. Staff quite knowledgeable. Will need to visit again with more money for the car park.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well organized and informative. An excellent opportunity to learn alot about a small area. Limited hours but free, however I was happy to make a donation.

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Thank Judy S
Penryn, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I have been to this museum many times , it is in my home town of Penryn so I my sound biased plenty of great history of the ancient borough of Penryn , well maintained and the people who run it are very knowledgeable

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Thank ChrisThom666
Penryn, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We attended on Fair day so was busy but very enjoyable. Interesting for locals, and visitors alike. Like the history pannels on the walls.

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Thank brianreeman2016
Sandy, United Kingdom
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653 reviews
379 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78,752 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

This is an interesting little museum run by friendly and knowledgeable volunteers. We learned about the history of the town, from medieval Penryn right up to the modern day, and the people who lived and worked there. We were surprised to see such a large number of interesting artefacts in such a small space, some dating back to the 1200s,... More 

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21 Thank Sandygranny
Kent, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Visited due to good reviews & it fullfilled our expectations. Excellent variety of exhibits showing & describing life our grandparents lived, their parents & then back in history taking Penryn's past beyond Falmouth's.

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Thank offens2015
Penryn, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

It could be a short walk round or stop and check out the many interesting items held within. Nice friendly volunteers who were very helpful with queries and happy to point out further items of interest. Will go again

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1 Thank B5120LAJaneB
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Popped in to kill some time...was very impressed and the quality and the amount of artifacts and exhibits they had displayed in a relatively small space. Very informative and logically laid out...highlighting many interesting local subjects. Bought, what looks to be in first inspection, a wonderful local walking trail book...only £1 (incredible...subsidised I believe by someone?)...looking forward to taking a... More 

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1 Thank Peter H
Durham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Lovely to learn about the history of this ancient town. Friendly informative staff, handy booklet with town walk details. Lovely old cottages well worth a look.

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Thank 324pat
Colchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Interesting to those who like to know the background of a town. Appreciated the care and enthusiasm of the volunteers.

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Thank Janet K

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