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Smugglers Museum

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Address: | Jamaica Inn, Bolventor PL15 7TS, England
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44 01566 86250
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A place for a stop over while in Cornwall

A place to visit on a rainy day or a stop off point while touring the area. The Smugglers Museum gives insight into what used to happen along the Cornish coast years ago up to the... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
wrighton53
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Saltash, United Kingdom

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Saltash, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A place to visit on a rainy day or a stop off point while touring the area. The Smugglers Museum gives insight into what used to happen along the Cornish coast years ago up to the present day.

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Thank wrighton53
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28 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not really worth a visit. Dull and not that interesting. Expected more examples of smuggling . And famous smugglers.

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Thank phil r
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit, a part of Jamaica Inn. Lots of memorabilia of Daphne du Maurier. We also stayed the night at Jamaica Inn next door.

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Thank Enro12
St Austell, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Great price with discount for residents Really enjoyed our visit. It is small but has plenty of reading material to keep you busy. The dvd has some background about Jamaica inn, smugglers and the ghosts very informative and really gives you the chance to see what smugglers were like.

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Thank mrsmasters1993
Wolverhampton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

If you love history it's a definite to visit. They have some eye opening artefacts and memorabilia. The things that people have used to smuggle with is amazing...corsets, shoes, fuel tanks...they even smuggled people!!! Well worth the visit.

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Thank chell9976
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37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Lovely little museum, giving lots of information on both Daphne and the history of the Inn. Well worth a visit.

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Thank w31end
glasgow
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

A very interesting look at the history of smuggling. Lots of artefacts and information. The film at the end is worth a watch.

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Thank deathsblackdove
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

So awful, it's beyond description. Tired, bizarre, weird and uninteresting. Worth doing if you .... no forget that. Don't go there.

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Wisbech, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This has a good feeling of all the history, the photographs & video were very informative well worth the visit

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Hobart
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We probably had illusions that it would be different to this, but it was still an interesting experience. The museum is OK, but rather tired and looks like it could do with some refurbishment and a little more imagination in some areas. It is still worth a visit and the cost of admission is realistic for its size.

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