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Exhibits of local interest from pre-history to the present day: the Romano-British brooches and coins from Nornour; the Bryher Sword and Mirror; the Civil War in Scilly; finds from many shipwrecks; model boats; collections of birds, shells and clay...more
All reviews rainy day two floors ship wrecks couple of hours little gem huge amount wealth of information happy hour centre of hugh town treasure trove on display fascinating history worth a visit a great deal small space harold wilson helpful volunteers
This museum is none too large but contains a host of material, which means that it can get somewhat cramped. When it is raining and/or windy, they do extend the opening hours. Inside, you will find information on the various shipwrecks, alongside display cabinets with...More
This museum was cute, it has the whole history of the Isles Of Scilly and on the bottom floor a whole house inside!! It’s ran by volunteers as well so it can be closed sometimes, but other then that I liked it!!
There is steps...More
The museum is not big, but packs a huge amount into a small space. It is full of everything from prehistoric times through to recent history. The information on the srone and bronze age settlements is fascinating, along with the large collection of metal and...More
Well there is a lot in this small museum! Including a full size boat. This museum was so interesting, really informative local history, in particular Torrey Canyon, the lighthouses and shipwrecks. A great way to spend a morning for very little money. Don't miss it.
We were visiting St. Mary’s on a day trip from Penzance and stumbled across the museum while exploring the island and decided we would pop in to escape the blazing sun for a while and we were so glad we did!
£9 for 2 adults...More
Whilst on holiday in June 2018 we decided to visit this museum while waiting for our ferry back to Cornwall.
What a great choice to have made. The museum is packed with fascinating artifacts and articles.
We spent two and a half hours in there...More
We paid £3 each as pensioners to enter the museum. It has an excellent display of all aspects of Scilly life and history. We could have spent much longer there. The museum is cramped and could do with more room to show their exhibits, but...More
What a fabulous place, we learned so much about the area and its history. The exhibits are well presented and detailed; I was particularly interested by all the photos from the Gibson family, it really brought the islands' fascinating history to life. The museum is...More