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Interesting local history

We visited this museum recently it was only small but very interesting, it gave an aspect of the... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
John S
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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Lots of interesting history and information

I particularly liked all the stuff about the two railway stations and the history of rail in the... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We visited this museum recently it was only small but very interesting, it gave an aspect of the local history to Tavistock. The main part is up some steep stairs but if it is possible for you to visit it is well worth it. Ammision...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 1 September 2018

very knowledgeable site great visit , alot of things to see and read about , reasonablly priced from a holiday budget point of view

Thank mark w
Reviewed 19 August 2018

I particularly liked all the stuff about the two railway stations and the history of rail in the area. Combine this visit with a walk across the old viaduct.

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Reviewed 10 August 2018

This is a relatively small museum, on two floors (no lift) in the heart of the town run by very keen and helpful volunteers. The interesting exhibits all have local relevance. There are displays of rocks and minerals with some mining equipment and information about...More

1  Thank 524grahamd
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Lots of good local history and displays - note tight stairs to get up! Lots of interesting histor of the area and a large display of painting in one room

Thank David R
Reviewed 4 July 2018

We spent a pleasant hour looking around this museum, with lots of local history. The school punishment book is a very entertaining, (though it probably wasn’t for the children!) the time line going around the room is very informative. And the entry is free, just...More

Thank 132emilyk101
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Enjoyable visit while in the centre of Tavistock, together with the pannier market and the local artists exhibition nearby. Interesting exhibits but the stairs up to them were tricky for limited mobility.

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Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit, a lot of interesting things to see/read. Small size, entry by donation works well for children. Small play area helpful.

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Very helpful staff and very interesting exhibits. Particularly enjoyed reading the school book entries on naughty children.

1  Thank NikNak2
Reviewed 5 November 2017

A small locally run museum with lost of local history - very good for its size. One room was showing lots of paintings from a local artist and some for sale.

1  Thank David R
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