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Moseley Museum

Tumble Down Farm | Tolgus Mount, Redruth TR15 3TA, England
+44 1209 211191
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Wonderful little museum

This place was one of the highlights of our holiday. Having read the 'disgruntled couple's poor... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dorysmummy
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Huddersfield
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Railway enthusiasts

OK.... so just to set expectations this place is basically a shed on a farm, one room full of model... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
House-n-wheels
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Tumble Down Farm | Tolgus Mount, Redruth TR15 3TA, England
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+44 1209 211191
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was one of the highlights of our holiday. Having read the 'disgruntled couple's poor review of it we thought it sounded like exactly our kind of place!! and it was- we all loved it. Run by really kind, lovely people who were a...More

Thank dorysmummy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OK.... so just to set expectations this place is basically a shed on a farm, one room full of model trains and one room with a few large meccano models. Great if you’re really into one or both of those things, otherwise not much to...More

Thank House-n-wheels
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

We spent a very enjoyable afternoon at the Mosely Museum. Train enthusiasts love the model railways and the Mechano models on display are fascinating. The trip on the train is the highlight of the visit and the friendly proprietors add to the experience .There are...More

2  Thank paulaandbobby
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

One man's passion (Colin) for trains and mining, has led to this wonderful collection of model trains, mechanical models and Meccano housed in two large sheds. In addition, there is a shed set up as a mine and an outdoor train to ride in along...More

Thank Melanie S
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We visited here a few weeks back with 3 young children and a dog, spent just over an hour here. Ran by lovely people, my children enjoyed looking at everything on display and riding on the mini railway. We left a donation not many activities/places...More

1  Thank CornishMaid89
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Read some of the reviews about this place and I was not disappointed. As people have said before, it is a gem of a place and if you love anything to do with trains, large and small, then this is a place not be missed....More

1  Thank Bob D
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Despite living in Cornwall for many years and a frequent visitor to the Redruth area, I didn't know this place existed till today, when I discovered it on the Open Heritage website. Wonderfully shabby and unpretentious it is fascinating, run by incredibly enthusiastic, friendly volunteers...More

1  Thank Brian M
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

This is truly a Gem. So much to see and is truly quaint. You could spend hours here if older like me brings back happy memories. The model trains and Mecanno are truly amazing from very young our youngest Grandson 5 and 6 and me...More

1  Thank Terry F
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended to us to visit as we have young kids. Yes it's a bit shabby but it's run voluntarily and relies on donations to continue. The main shed houses countless Hornby trains & tracks. We had 3 or 4 trains turned on...More

2  Thank Kemp37
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

What a secret, tucked-away little gem this is. We only found it because our friends directed us to it. The perfect visit for children and "big kids". As others have remarked, everything is free, although donations are gratefully received. The staff are all volunteers, and...More

2  Thank Martin W
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Alan-Angela
18 May 2016|
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Response from John from sunny Cornwall | Reviewed this property |
The Museum is open Monday and Thursday afternoons, but will open any time, if the owners are available. I hope you go see, it's a great little attraction John
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Peter W
9 April 2015|
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Response from John from sunny Cornwall | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's FREE, but please make a donation
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