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After a visit to the Pannier Market we decided to visit the museum,and we were very glad that we... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2019
Orbslos
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Torquay, United Kingdom
A hidden gem of a place

What an interesting diversion on our recent visit back to Tavistock. As former residents of the... read more

Reviewed May 6, 2019
Geraldine H
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Newbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 1, 2019

After a visit to the Pannier Market we decided to visit the museum,and we were very glad that we did. Superb, thank you

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Orbslos
Reviewed August 30, 2019

I had to move my car from Duke Street to the square, just before I went there. The parking was free, as it was a Bank Holiday. When I walked in, the man told me to sign the book. After I had, he then told...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed May 6, 2019

What an interesting diversion on our recent visit back to Tavistock. As former residents of the town, it was very interesting, small, but packed with exhibits and information, especially about local mining. Well worth visiting.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Geraldine H
Reviewed January 19, 2019

Learn the history of beautiful Tavistock. Entry is a donation.volunteers are lovely . Lots of visuals for younger guests. Lots of stairs. Bris a brac for sale under an archway . Good for rainy days.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank trehurstdavis
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

We visited this museum recently it was only small but very interesting, it gave an aspect of the local history to Tavistock. The main part is up some steep stairs but if it is possible for you to visit it is well worth it. Ammision...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed September 1, 2018

very knowledgeable site great visit , alot of things to see and read about , reasonablly priced from a holiday budget point of view

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mark w
Reviewed August 19, 2018

I particularly liked all the stuff about the two railway stations and the history of rail in the area. Combine this visit with a walk across the old viaduct.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Boardslider21
Reviewed August 10, 2018

This is a relatively small museum, on two floors (no lift) in the heart of the town run by very keen and helpful volunteers. The interesting exhibits all have local relevance. There are displays of rocks and minerals with some mining equipment and information about...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank David R
Reviewed July 4, 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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