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Charlestown Shipwreck & Heritage Centre

Quay Road, Charlestown, St Austell PL25 3NJ, England
+44 1726 69897
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Closed but not advertised as such

Paid the astronomical parking charge (a theme repeated across much of Cornwall) to go to the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Well worth a Visit

Having stopped off in Charlestown, we chose to visit the CS & H centre because it portrayed the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Angmering, United Kingdom
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Located in an historic china clay building, this centre contains artifacts from more than 150 local shipwrecks.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Quay Road, Charlestown, St Austell PL25 3NJ, England
+44 1726 69897
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Paid the astronomical parking charge (a theme repeated across much of Cornwall) to go to the museum. Walked into the shop to be told the museum was closed for the Winter - a fact that wasn't updated on the web site at the time. Very...More

Thank DaisySorbet
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having stopped off in Charlestown, we chose to visit the CS & H centre because it portrayed the History of the area & had very little to do with Poldark! The Centre is fantastic! Ship wrecks gallor, the whole history of Charstown & more besides....More

Thank 61Michael2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are a few interesting shops nearby, and eating places too. You can wander in peace and soak up all the old history embedded in the dockside itself and the loading bays. Great view too from the quayside

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a very charming place to visit and you'll find your fair share of tourists there. Some really impressive things to see.

Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this museum over the half-term break on a Sunday afternoon when the historic port of Charlestown was quite busy with visitors. The weather was dry and fine, so many families were enjoying the scenery as well as an ice cream. The fine weather...More

Thank Lindsay B
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

As a youngster it was great to see things from before I was born!! Lovely artifacts!! An amazing place could of spent a lot longer looking around

Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Great little place. Lots of rooms with really interesting finds and displays. Lots of information about various wrecks and treasure finds. Found the whole thing great fun and very interesting. Lots for children to look at and learn. Well worth a visit.

Thank Louise C
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

An amazing place with amazing history. Can't wait to visit again. The history was fascinating, the views beautiful and some of the displays truly remarkable.

Thank llanmartin180
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Visited here in the Ocotber half term and thought it was great! Cheap entry with a voucher we had from a tourist guide, and although small, they packed as much as they could in for you to look at and to see. My youngest had...More

Thank loonylou78
Reviewed 1 November 2017

If you are a Poldark fan, then this is the place for you as much of the TV series is filmed here. Even if Poldark is not your thing, then visit Charlestown anyway just to appreciate what a pretty little port this is. It is...More

Thank bonnieDevon
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Mark W
9 October 2017|
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Response from rachking1 | Reviewed this property |
Most definitely majority inside you can visit ship in harbour at small extra cost but good for rainy day
Amanda O
31 August 2017|
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Response from loveday2017 | Property representative |
Absolutely we are - with well behaved owners ;)
22 June 2015|
Response from matthew l | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but you will need to pay as it is a different attraction.