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Lawrence House Museum

9 Castle Street, Launceston PL15 8BA, England
+44 1566 773277
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If your previous experience of museums is a load of broken pottery in glass cases, you are in for a... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
janmar50
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Somerset, United Kingdom
Well worth a visit

If you are looking for some information on the history of Launceston and a good shot of nostalgia... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Chris D
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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9 Castle Street, Launceston PL15 8BA, England
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"local history"
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"free entry"
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"helpful volunteers"
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"lovely house"
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"interesting artifacts"
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"couple of hours"
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"national trust"
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"delightful surprise"
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"an eclectic mix"
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"worth a visit"
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"entrance hall"
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"bits and pieces"
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"rainy day"
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"young children"
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"great place to visit"
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"launceston castle"
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

If your previous experience of museums is a load of broken pottery in glass cases, you are in for a very pleasant surprise here. This museum has something for everyone, ranging from the history of Launceston to the Second World War, old farming tools ,...More

Thank janmar50
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

If you are looking for some information on the history of Launceston and a good shot of nostalgia this is the place to go. Allow around 1.5 hours. Helpful friendly staff with lots of knowledge. Parking around 75yards away.

Thank Chris D
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic little museum and great for the kids. There is so much to learn at this museum and its very interesting. I have been a few times and would definatly be back. Staff are very friendly.

Thank izzymc88
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We had been twice to Launceston before and on our third trip we went to this amazing little museum. Quickest way is to go through the two castle arches and the museum in at the bottom on the left of the road. Free to go...More

Thank 205jeanniem
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We found this via National Trust App. Free of charge to everyone and well worth the visit. Friendly volunteers meeting you and giving you as much or as little information you need. Does have toilets as a FYI.

Thank Alan W
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised at this lovely museum. We popped in to see what was in there. Spent an hour and could have spent 2 if the car park hadn't been due. Admission was free. Very helpful staff. The young children loved the toy room...More

Thank Fosseboy
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

We visited on a really dismal day and were made to feel so welcome by the knowledgeable volunteers. It is a great place to visit to find out about Launceston and its past. Loved the Biba dress.

Thank Janice A
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

An excellent couple of hours spent in this wonderful museum, very informative on the local history, pleasant and informative staff. Would go again.

Thank Mick A
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Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

After 20 years we eventually got to visit this splendid museum. It is clearly laid out and each room is informative about the town's history. The staff are friendly and very helpful. Well worth a visit

Thank KitGolding
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

Big signs on road point you in the right direction. Loads to see, in this rather splendid house. Staff helpful. Watch out for stranger on stairs. Never knew about John Couch Adams and Neptune, very interesting.

Thank D38lawn
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edna14
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Response from keithY651 | Reviewed this property |
I had a look on line for you Edna and it is Hours of Opening Monday – Friday – Open all Bank Holidays 10.30am – 4.30pm – last entry 4.00pm
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