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Penryn Museum

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Great local museum

A very friendly attendent with a clear interest In Penryn's history that he can't help but share... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2019
Penryn, United Kingdom
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Quaint Lovely little Museum

Pop in for free and get a great welcome. Lots to see and the history of this little place goes back... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
Derek H
Truro, United Kingdom
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  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
20 Jan 2019
“Great local museum”
9 Jun 2018
“Quaint Lovely little Museum”
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Higher Market Street | Town Hall, Penryn, Falmouth, England
+44 1326 372158
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Reviewed 21 January 2019 via mobile

A very friendly attendent with a clear interest In Penryn's history that he can't help but share. He seems so grateful for any visitor he gets, especially out of season. Hence I would highly recommend visiting as it would be tragic to see this place...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Pop in for free and get a great welcome. Lots to see and the history of this little place goes back 900 years!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Derek H
Reviewed 26 July 2017

A lovely place to explore and discover the many interesting stories of Penryn, with a fantastic, eclectic collection including an amazing fire engine. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank ivdgbfhb
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Small museum but well laid out with some interesting artefacts. Staff quite knowledgeable. Will need to visit again with more money for the car park.

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank sid272014
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Well organized and informative. An excellent opportunity to learn alot about a small area. Limited hours but free, however I was happy to make a donation.

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Judy S
Reviewed 9 November 2016

I have been to this museum many times , it is in my home town of Penryn so I my sound biased plenty of great history of the ancient borough of Penryn , well maintained and the people who run it are very knowledgeable

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank ChrisThom666
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We attended on Fair day so was busy but very enjoyable. Interesting for locals, and visitors alike. Like the history pannels on the walls.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank brianreeman2016
Reviewed 9 July 2016

This is an interesting little museum run by friendly and knowledgeable volunteers. We learned about the history of the town, from medieval Penryn right up to the modern day, and the people who lived and worked there. We were surprised to see such a large...More

Date of experience: June 2016
23  Thank Sandygranny
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Visited due to good reviews & it fullfilled our expectations. Excellent variety of exhibits showing & describing life our grandparents lived, their parents & then back in history taking Penryn's past beyond Falmouth's.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Sheila T
Reviewed 15 December 2015

It could be a short walk round or stop and check out the many interesting items held within. Nice friendly volunteers who were very helpful with queries and happy to point out further items of interest. Will go again

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank B5120LAJaneB
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