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Penryn Museum

Higher Market Street | Town Hall, Penryn, Falmouth, England
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Great place to explore

A lovely place to explore and discover the many interesting stories of Penryn, with a fantastic... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
Newquay, United Kingdom
Two hours well spent.

Small museum but well laid out with some interesting artefacts. Staff quite knowledgeable. Will... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
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Higher Market Street | Town Hall, Penryn, Falmouth, England
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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.

1  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.

1  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.

1  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

1  Thank ChrisThom666
Reviewed 7 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.

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

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.

1  Thank offens2015
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

2  Thank B5120LAJaneB
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Popped in to kill some time...was very impressed and the quality and the amount of artifacts and exhibits they had displayed in a relatively small space. Very informative and logically laid out...highlighting many interesting local subjects. Bought, what looks to be in first inspection, a...More

2  Thank Peter H
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Lovely to learn about the history of this ancient town. Friendly informative staff, handy booklet with town walk details. Lovely old cottages well worth a look.

1  Thank 324pat
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