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Treasure trove

This museum is none too large but contains a host of material, which means that it can get somewhat... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2018
Tom_Pandelaere
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Musselburgh, United Kingdom
Cute little place

This museum was cute, it has the whole history of the Isles Of Scilly and on the bottom floor a... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2018
ameliarosenewman
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Livingston, United Kingdom
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Exhibits of local interest from pre-history to the present day: the Romano-British brooches and coins from Nornour; the Bryher Sword and Mirror; the Civil War in Scilly; finds from many shipwrecks; model boats; collections of birds, shells and clay...more
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

This museum is none too large but contains a host of material, which means that it can get somewhat cramped. When it is raining and/or windy, they do extend the opening hours. Inside, you will find information on the various shipwrecks, alongside display cabinets with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

This museum was cute, it has the whole history of the Isles Of Scilly and on the bottom floor a whole house inside!! It’s ran by volunteers as well so it can be closed sometimes, but other then that I liked it!! There is steps...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

The museum is not big, but packs a huge amount into a small space. It is full of everything from prehistoric times through to recent history. The information on the srone and bronze age settlements is fascinating, along with the large collection of metal and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Beth H
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Well there is a lot in this small museum! Including a full size boat. This museum was so interesting, really informative local history, in particular Torrey Canyon, the lighthouses and shipwrecks. A great way to spend a morning for very little money. Don't miss it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank itchyfeet2014
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

We were visiting St. Mary’s on a day trip from Penzance and stumbled across the museum while exploring the island and decided we would pop in to escape the blazing sun for a while and we were so glad we did! £9 for 2 adults...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Clare D
Reviewed August 3, 2018

The museum has got a bit cluttered and holds some rather old taxidermy that might be best disposed of; but there is a great deal of interesting stuff.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Fellwalker2011
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Packed with interesting exhibits and information. It really helped us to understand the history of these islands. Very good value for money. A must visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank pete-the-meat-uk
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Whilst on holiday in June 2018 we decided to visit this museum while waiting for our ferry back to Cornwall. What a great choice to have made. The museum is packed with fascinating artifacts and articles. We spent two and a half hours in there...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Dave T
Reviewed June 15, 2018

We paid £3 each as pensioners to enter the museum. It has an excellent display of all aspects of Scilly life and history. We could have spent much longer there. The museum is cramped and could do with more room to show their exhibits, but...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Andrew C
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

What a fabulous place, we learned so much about the area and its history. The exhibits are well presented and detailed; I was particularly interested by all the photos from the Gibson family, it really brought the islands' fascinating history to life. The museum is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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