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Tavistock Museum

| Court Gate, Guildhall Square, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 0AE, England
+44 1822 616503
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Small but interesting

Lots of good local history and displays - note tight stairs to get up! Lots of interesting histor... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
David R
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Plymouth, England, United Kingdom
Lots of local history, free entry

We spent a pleasant hour looking around this museum, with lots of local history. The school... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
132emilyk101
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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| Court Gate, Guildhall Square, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock PL19 0AE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lots of good local history and displays - note tight stairs to get up! Lots of interesting histor of the area and a large display of painting in one room

Thank David R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a pleasant hour looking around this museum, with lots of local history. The school punishment book is a very entertaining, (though it probably wasn’t for the children!) the time line going around the room is very informative. And the entry is free, just...More

Thank 132emilyk101
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyable visit while in the centre of Tavistock, together with the pannier market and the local artists exhibition nearby. Interesting exhibits but the stairs up to them were tricky for limited mobility.

Thank Q1177ZCsue
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Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

Worth a visit, a lot of interesting things to see/read. Small size, entry by donation works well for children. Small play area helpful.

Thank Tim H
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Reviewed November 11, 2017

Very helpful staff and very interesting exhibits. Particularly enjoyed reading the school book entries on naughty children.

1  Thank Nicola H
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Reviewed November 5, 2017

A small locally run museum with lost of local history - very good for its size. One room was showing lots of paintings from a local artist and some for sale.

1  Thank David R
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Reviewed September 20, 2017

Staff very happy and friendly. well put together local history plus a lot more. lovely little shop with a lot of old things to bye.

2  Thank jenburge
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Reviewed August 18, 2017

Very well put together museum with a lot of interesting well documented history covering hundreds of years. Don't forget to donate a couple of pounds as the museum is run by volunteers!

2  Thank george b
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Reviewed June 21, 2017

All staff were friendly very helpful and knowledgeable There is a small room with a tv where you can watch a choice of 5 dvds. We watched The Abbey and The Bedford Cottages, they are only 10 mins long but worth the watch. There isn't...More

2  Thank talbotnicola
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Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

Came along this place whilst walking. A nice courtyard and market inside. Worth looking at if you half hour to spare

1  Thank Nigel P
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