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All reviews heritage centre well worth a visit local history shipwreck centre interesting exhibits rainy day on display great museum tall ship china clay value for money couple of hours two hours interesting place all ages interesting visit car park
Charlestown is a lovely place to visit and used in so many film sets including Poldark. You can visit the boat used in the production. As for the shipwreck museum. It's a great place (I've been before and was taking friends) but it was closed...More
Date of experience: December 2018
KevinD4977, Manager at Charlestown Shipwreck Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
So sorry that we missed you on Monday. Our winter opening times are Tuesday to Saturday 11am to 4pm, last admission 3pm. 2019 season starts March 1st, 7 days a week 10am to 5pm. Hope to see you back soon.
We called in on a whim after other plans fell through however it was a surprisingly interesting little museum.
As a diver myself I don't necessarily agree with things being taken from shipwrecks but if they have been then it's far better that they are...More
This exhibition gives a wonderful insight into the history of the small, quaint, historic and picturesque harbour of Charlestown in Cornwall. It also gives a fascinating insight into the historic wrecks around our coasts. It features many of the most famous ones and displays are...More
Originally a tiny fishing hamlet, the picturesque harbour of Charlestown near St Austell was developed from 1791 by Charles Rashleigh hence its name) with an expanded harbour for the transportation of copper. As the copper industry declined, the harbour moved to the transportation of china...More
loved visiting the shipwreck centre, lots of interesting info and items (unfortunately a lot of titanic items were replicas), lots of nice gifts in the shop, we also paid extra and went on the boat the harbour to look around. nice village and beach
Response from Chriscris | Reviewed this property |
No car park but reasonable priced car park across from museum. May be free parking for disabled but not sure. Museum itself fine for wheelchair but seem to recall steps to café. Forgotten price but not expensive.