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“Confusion” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Daphne du Maurier's Smugglers Museum

Daphne du Maurier's Smugglers Museum
at the Jamaica Inn, Bolventor PL15 7TS, England
+44 (0) 1566 86250
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Ranked #1 of 2 things to do in Bolventor
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oxfordshire
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“Confusion”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

This museum was a mix of Daphne Du Maurier and Smuggling. Most content was good and informative although some exhibits didn't seem to fit and had no explanation as to why they were in the cabinet. One was an autobiography of Val Doonican and another of someone we had never heard of. Were these books ghosted by Du Maurier if so put a note in the cabinet to say so.

Visited August 2012
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Exeter, England, United Kingdom
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“old or young fun for all”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

our little ones are full of pirate tales at the moment so they loved it ,we liked the art work so everyone went home happy

Visited June 2012
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Penzance, United Kingdom
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“short but sweet”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

I liked the size of this place - great for a tourist visit and lots of diffferent quirky materials including some film. We bought the Jamaica Inn film ( Hitchcock)and watched it later at home - these old films give an insight into Cornwall's reputation over the years for mystery and menace. The smuggling exhibits werre terrific. I didn't much like the welcome.

Visited July 2012
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“Museum at the Jamaica Inn”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

Got to visit as part of a package with accomadion at the inn. Was quiet interesting, with a few noteworthy articfacts, but didn't feature any really interactive exhibits. Unless you are especially interested in the subject matter, I don't think it'd be worth the enterance fee.

Visited May 2012
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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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“sad”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

perhaps the subject was just too morbid, just could'nt get interested, very stuffy and a bit claustrophobic.

Visited July 2012
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