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Smugglers Museum

| Jamaica Inn, Bolventor PL15 7TS, England
+44 1566 86250
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Overpriced and outdated

What a shame I was so looking forward to finding out about the book, the area and about smugglers... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kathryn A
Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
Smugglers paradise museum

Great museum, helpful friendly lady on the front desk. There is a section about Daphne De Maurier... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a shame I was so looking forward to finding out about the book, the area and about smugglers. No interactive exhibits. Dated signage, lots of paintings but not many facts.

Thank Kathryn A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great museum, helpful friendly lady on the front desk. There is a section about Daphne De Maurier. Did you know she wrote the book Hitchcock based his movie on The Birds? She was also married to a very senior officer in the army fighting in...More

Thank LadyFranklyn
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Whilst staying at Jamaica Inn we visited the museum just as it was opening up in the morning and were able to view everything at our leisure. The elderly lady who was selling the tickets was extremely friendly and knowledgeable on the museum artifacts, especially...More

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 15 July 2017

A small museum, with a lot packed into a small space. It is not all smugglers - a lot about Daphne du Maurier, and also a lot about modern* day drug smuggling, as well as the 18th Century variety. *Many of the exhibits appear to...More

Thank OssianLtd
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Interesting place and comes with a warning as reference to drugs is made so parents make up your own mind As an older person I found it fascinating takes less than an hour if you read a lot of the information.

Thank Oliver S
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Very informative; a bit of history on Cornwall, the Inn and the author of the Jamaica Inn, Daphne Du Maurier

Thank Ellie R
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Only took 20 minutes as it is essentialy one room, we drove to Jamaica Inn to look at the museum and then eat, but as it only one room it was quicker than expected. If you passing and want something to eat then stop off...More

Thank F3ster
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Lots to see and read .10 minute video was worth to understand the early years. If you have read Daphnia,'so books definitely visit this place and Cornwall to get an insight.

Thank Jyothish3
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Well laid out and lots to read and see, even the teenage lad found it worthwhile. Well worth 30-45 mins.

Thank RickA992001
Reviewed 16 May 2017

You can not miss venturing into the museum. There is so much to see. I won't spoil it so you will have to see for yourself. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Andrew W
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