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St Ives Museum

Wheal Dream, St Ives TR26 1PR, England
+44 1736 796005
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Very interesring

Great little museum. Nothing fancy but really interesting and packed full of locally relevent... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
David G
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
via mobile
Lovely Museum

Lovely little museum, only £3 to get in. Had a lot more in it than I thought. Hepful staff. So glad... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mark B
Swindon, England, United Kingdom
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Wheal Dream, St Ives TR26 1PR, England
+44 1736 796005
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great little museum. Nothing fancy but really interesting and packed full of locally relevent objects and displays. Really enjoyed it a and would encourage anyone visiting St Ives to pop in.

1  Thank David G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely little museum, only £3 to get in. Had a lot more in it than I thought. Hepful staff. So glad I visited

1  Thank Mark B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quaint museum with a collection of all sorts - something for everyone. Maritime, social history, events etc. Not expensive and helpful ladies on the desk.

Thank PaulAndJoy167
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Tate and Barbara Hepworth get all the attention in St Ives but the museum is every bit as interesting if you want a glimpse of the history here. It's packed full of sea memorabilia and hasn't been spoilt - an old fashioned museum which...More

Thank Catherine W
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Superb collection of artifacts that tells the maritime and human story of this town and area. As a history buff I saw a lot of items that I would have liked to photograph for my personal knowledge bank, especially the WWII homefront items. And some...More

1  Thank Dave C
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We spent a pleasant couple of hours here. Full of information about all aspects of the area and loads of items donated from local families. Only £3 to get in so good value and the volunteers who run it are a mine of information

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The St Ives Museum is one of the best, if not the best, examples of a local museum. So much to see, a truly wide collection of artefacts and historical information.

1  Thank Joan83
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

While I like history and learning about the olden days this museum was very cramped with different items some of it had signs explaining but a lot of it didn't and I got bored quickly x

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Very fun and cute, lots of history on the locals. Had a cool cat trail which was made for kids but entertained me aswell

1  Thank kelly c
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

All the times we've been in St Ives and this was our first visit. They have some great finds and Eric and Terry really brought our visit to life with their local information and tales. We learnt a lot. If you love St Ives for...More

1  Thank Jo V
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