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Lostwithiel Museum

Fore Street | On ground floor of Guildhall, Lostwithiel PL22 0BW, England
+44 1208 873005
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Lovely little museum

This very interesting local history museum can be found just off the A390 in Fore Street. It is... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
Mike P
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Great little place

Very interesting little local museum. Well worth a visit and free to get in, though it deserves a... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
TFB52
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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The museum is housed in a Georgian building on Fore Street. It was originally the Corn Exchange and has also been a school-room, a butchers, then a magistrate's court and the town jail. Nowadays the building houses the Guildhall, which is used for meetings of Lostwithiel Town Council, above the museum. The museum was founded in 1972 and it is now is now a fully accredited museum and a registered charity, which is run entirely by volunteers.
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Fore Street | On ground floor of Guildhall, Lostwithiel PL22 0BW, England
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

This very interesting local history museum can be found just off the A390 in Fore Street. It is full of old documents & artifacts which relate to this ancient town & the surrounding area, well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Very interesting little local museum. Well worth a visit and free to get in, though it deserves a donation to keep it running by volunteers.

Thank TFB52
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

My 5 year old Grandson and I were invited to follow a trail of clues around this delightful small museum . He was very interested in the Fire engine ( not comparable to the red ones he is familiar with !) the heavy saucepans on...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

Comprehensive history of the Town of Lostwithiel. Many interesting items showing the history of the Town and the area.

Thank Mervyn P
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

We found the museum by accident. A really nice little museum which reflects the history of the town - and also gives you guidelines on where to visit. Well worth a visit.

Thank Mr-Poisson
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

Interesting museum even if it is very small, spent an enjoyable 30 minutes looking around, could do with a little more information on the articles on display.

Thank elverman
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

We found this little town by accident and were amazed at the history that is in this area the museum staff were extremely pleasant and helpful and we really enjoyed our visist here and our walk around the town

Thank pricillaandelvis
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Very enjoyable visit to a little local museum while we were staying in Lostwithiel. we loved our chat with Sam , the curator for the day who had some interesting stories to tell.

Thank Doreen S
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Reviewed 1 February 2016

This is a very small Museum but it is well worth a visit the staff are helpful and seem to know what they are talking about.

Thank Clive P
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Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Not sure why but maybe new management this use to be so friendly and helpful staff still helpful but seams all the hard work in research before with information has been disregarded lot of my family history here with pictures etc and uniforms but lacking...More

Thank fire1Hampshire
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