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Very interesting local museum staffed by volunteers

Certainly worth half an hour but limited opening hours might be a problem. This presumably due to... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2018
Alison H
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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
Social history of the area

A small museum just in 2 rooms with the back room being the old jail. An interesting mix of social... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2018
Anita1967
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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1 Aug 2018
“Very interesting local museum staffed by volunteers”
26 Jul 2018
“Social history of the area”
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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...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Fore Street | On ground floor of Guildhall, Lostwithiel PL22 0BW, England
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+44 1208 873005
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fascinating insight into the town's history. Lots of displays and old photos from an old Cornish town.

Thank Jenkswales
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Certainly worth half an hour but limited opening hours might be a problem. This presumably due to relying on volunteers.

1  Thank Alison H
Reviewed July 26, 2018

A small museum just in 2 rooms with the back room being the old jail. An interesting mix of social history of the area. Worth a visit for 20/30 minutes. Friendly staff. Donations welcome.

Thank Anita1967
Reviewed July 3, 2018

What a beautiful building. It’s old beams can be found on the higher level. So much history..I will certainly go again when visiting the arey

Thank Susie Y
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Visited lostwithiel from Manchester with my partner, the museum was very interesting and the lady running it was very informative and welcoming. Would highly recommend

Thank Marnie M
Reviewed September 21, 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.

1  Thank Mike P
Reviewed September 13, 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
Reviewed August 5, 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

Thank sylviaroseoliver
Reviewed July 25, 2017

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

Thank Mervyn P
Reviewed July 20, 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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