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St Ives Museum

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Address: Wheal Dream, St Ives TR26 1PR, England
Phone Number: 01736 796005
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A little history

Decided to visit here as Art is not really our thing, so we didn't fancy the Tate. What a delightful find, learnt so much about the area only £2 entry & so much to see there... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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oxfordshire
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Some good models to see quite a small museum, small entry charge. Good to see the old pictures of sailors in the bay etc, also has the smallest dog in the world!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

Decided to visit here as Art is not really our thing, so we didn't fancy the Tate. What a delightful find, learnt so much about the area only £2 entry & so much to see there. Well worth a visit

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Lovely, well stocked museum. Fun for children as there are cats hidden throughout to find. Lovely staff, I would highly recommend. Inexpensive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

My girlfriend and I had a great time in the museum. The downstairs level houses a collection of agricultural tools complete with a notice asking if anyone can help fill them in on what some of them are called! Some of the other displays housed items as varied and peculiar as a shelf full of plugs, another full of irons... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

If you happen to have a rainy day head over to the St Ives Museum and find out about the history of St Ives Costs £2 pre Adult which isn't bad

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Nice place to view the past Well worth calling And worth the £2.00 entry fee Trip back in time Would go again

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Shaw, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We visited when on a day in St. Ives, Out of the way and looking a bit like an auction house, it didn't give a good first impression. Its cheap to enter and once you delve in the place is a great in regards to the history of St. Ives and all associated with the sea and way of live... More 

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UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

With the British summer weather always being unpredictable, there are always likely to be the odd cloudy or rainy day when spending a week in St Ives. The great news is that the St Ives Museum is a great place to while away an hour or so if its not beach weather. The museum has recently re-opened after a longer... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

An absolutely packed gem telling the history of St Ives - everything from shipwrecks to clothes, railways to schools, war to ships and fishing to animal life! The entry price is ridiculously cheap at just £2!!! A must visit.

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Somerset, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The museum opened on 20 July 2015 and I understand this is for the rest of the season. Stand facing the sea at St Ives and it's located at the end of Smeaton's Pier off to your left. The museum is not difficult to find and there's a helpful brown sign as you get close. There is a small admission... More 

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