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Smugglers Museum

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Address: | Jamaica Inn, Bolventor PL15 7TS, England
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History at its best

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 November 2016
chell9976
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Wolverhampton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fascinating insight into historic Cornwall and its inhabitants. The museum is very interesting and well-laid out and gives a very comprehensive look into the practice of smuggling. After the museum you'd be a fool not to stick around for a drink in the world renowned inn. You can almost smell the history coming from the walls as your mind... More 

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Thank Theo P
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting with lots of smugglers devices, pictures and the Du Maurier items are interesting. You do not need long to look around.

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Thank Dale H
Saltash, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

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
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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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 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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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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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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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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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