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The Marconi Centre

Poldhu Cove, Mullion TR12 7JB, England
+44 1326 241656
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If your into radio or simply curious - visit!

We visited the centre which has displays about the history of the site and the part it played in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dave R
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Radio waves

Well worth visiting to learn about a piece of history. A little insite on how it all began with a... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2016
Deborah S
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Poldhu Cove, Mullion TR12 7JB, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the centre which has displays about the history of the site and the part it played in the development of radio. We watched a video that brought the history to life. Interactive displays and excellent staff to chat to, this place is a...More

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Well worth visiting to learn about a piece of history. A little insite on how it all began with a vision from Marconi and others

1  Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 21 September 2016

An interesting place to learn about Marconi's work to send the first wireless signal across the Atlantic. There is a short video to watch and lots of information boards, plus various pieces of equipment. The volunteers are very knowledgeable and friendly. Check the opening times...More

Thank Carol N
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The centre and nearby Marconi monument celebrate the site of the first transatlantic wireless signal. It is part of the history of early long-distance communication, something we take so much for granted these days. The centre though set up by the National Trust and very...More

2  Thank steph399777
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I have to say that I was very impressed with this Centre. Welcome by a friendly informative volunteer. I was engrossed and found the whole visit wonderful. If I understand it right the only National Trust site where you do not have to pay an...More

1  Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 24 April 2016

We really were looking forward to our visit but when we arrived the sign said opening hours were in the afternoon and early evening only and we were there at 10'30am. Shame.

1  Thank eileen k
Reviewed 14 April 2016

A great place to visit to remind us of a world before cell phones and the internet. Very kind and helpful staff and great views from the coast.

1  Thank C B
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Not open shame as a lot of history attached. Nice cliff top walks circumnavigating the perimeter of the Marconi Centre. By the way it's not a big place.

Thank Ballab61
Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

A small shed that houses the local amateur radio society. We were made welcome and shown around the displays of Marconi history and memorabilia. 20 mins and all was done. It's free entry, so no gripes about value for money but it is rather limited!...More

1  Thank Paul K
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Wanted to visit here whilst walking the coast path. Pleased it was open - thanks to the volunteers. It didn't take long to look around, but being from Chelmsford it was a must! Good to see the plaque by the gate.

Thank cngj
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