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Old Guildhall Museum & Gaol

Higher Market Street | East Looe, Looe PL13 1AA, England
+44 1503 263709
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Just £2 for entry & well worth it. Alot of history about Looe, with some excellent old photos... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
fletchram
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Fab little place

Lovely little building its only small but filled full of facts and certain treasures from years... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
annemarie f
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Higher Market Street | East Looe, Looe PL13 1AA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just £2 for entry & well worth it. Alot of history about Looe, with some excellent old photos. World War items were well worth seeing as well. Watch out for the Prisoner!

Thank fletchram
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely little building its only small but filled full of facts and certain treasures from years gone by. We were welcomed by two friendly polite men £2 entrance fee per adult which was well worth it. Down stairs is the medieval part containing two cells...More

Thank annemarie f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really interesting local museum, with lots of quirky exhibits including many reflecting Looe's maritime history. The museum building itself is very old, and incorporates the original town gaol and stocks. A good way to while away an hour or two on a...More

Thank LooeMan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only a small place but full of facts and interesting items! £2 in and that ticket lasts all season! Fantastic staff too! Recommend! 😊

Thank John H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is lots to see in this seemingly small museum. We arrived early on a Sunday morning and were greeted by an enthusiastic volunteer guide, who was brimming with information and keen to show us round. Well worth a visit.

Thank cngj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great old building with lots of interesting artefacts.Worth the small admittance fee. Its believed there is the spirit of a young lady here,so you may not be alone ! A must visit in Looe.

Thank Ian K
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Little museum packed with interesting things about Looe. Cheap entry price. Worth spending a hour of your time there.

Thank Five-Sausage-Fingers
Reviewed 18 May 2017

A lovely small town museum with some brilliant old photos and newspapers. So interesting and you could spend ages in here just looking at the newspapers alone.

Thank YantoReddish2013
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I had a flying visit to this museum. This museum is small but there is lots to see. Very friendly helpful staff. Some interesting exhibitions. Good to visit if you are in the area.

1  Thank bargainsavvy
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Small museum, but with lots of interesting bits and pieces and history. Even supposed to be haunted by a young girl who had supposedly been incarcerated in the gaol there by an unscrupulous magistrate who wanted to have his wicked way with her...but she mysteriously...More

Thank tansyflower
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