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Address: 9 Castle Street, Launceston PL15 8BA, England
Phone Number: +44 1566 773277
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I have visited this delightful museum several times and always find the staff, all volunteers, very friendly and helpful. On this occasion we were drawn to visit by an exhibition... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 October 2016
maggiehulson
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

I have visited this delightful museum several times and always find the staff, all volunteers, very friendly and helpful. On this occasion we were drawn to visit by an exhibition of local artists, carefully displayed with a good supporting catalogue, and an offer of coffee and biscuits. There are several rooms, each with its own theme and informative displays and... More 

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UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

This House Museum was very interesting with plenty of local information about the area the staff/volunteers were both knowledgable and helpful. We particularly enjoyed the Polyphon - the foreruuner of the jukebox ..amazing !! For visitors with youngters the Toy room is a must visit ...

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Thank Hancocks
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

From friendly staff to a treasure trove of trinkets and artifacts spanning centuries relating to the town and surrounding areas this is worth a visit. It's free and quite small but it well kept and should hold something if interest for everyone...go along.

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Thank Clare D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

A lot of items and information packed into this museum . Ideal for a quick visit or longer if you want to have a thorough look at everything .

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Thank Lynelyn
Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We spent a pleasant few hours looking round this lovely place . The staff were very friendly and well informed.

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Thank Margaret K
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely house with a host of treasures to look at. My parents really loved it and reminiscing on some of the exhibits especially the ration books. Free entry was also a bonus. No dogs allowed but they took us out to the garden with the dog and take it in turns to sit with her. Would recommend

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Thank Gerry M
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

A tiny museum, free entry, so it's okay if you have nothing to do, but it's boring really. Never liked it as a kid, and would be bored in there now.

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Thank Pasty B
Camberley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We were going to the castle but it was closed so we ended up visiting this little museum - FOC to get in and very interesting local information. The staff (who must be volunteers) were helpful and had lots of background information.

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Thank 282andyn
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

The museum is an old house that is really charming. Run by great, helpful volunteers. Well worth a visit if you have the time.

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Thank Jill W
Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

This is a charming local museum which appears to be run by volunteers. As with most free local museums, it has limited appeal, and few displays of any note, but there is a homely charm to be had in visiting. Rather like popping into a local parish church - you are not looking to compare it with a cathedral, but... More 

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