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Liskeard & District Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Small, but full of interest

The exhibits are well presented with areas of interest for all ages. The staff are friendly and... read more

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Ann S
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Liskeard, United Kingdom
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Walked past many times and always siad ti myself " next time" I will pop in and today I did. What a... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
Carolyne G
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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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Liskeard is an ancient Cornish town with a fantastic museum where you can Learn about local Cornish history. This year explore the use of tin and other minerals in everyday life with the 'Tin, Toys and Tales' exhibition. 'The Plastic Age' by local...more
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Foresters Hall 1 Pike Street | Pike Street, Liskeard PL14 3JE, England
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Reviewed today

The exhibits are well presented with areas of interest for all ages. The staff are friendly and helpful and each season there is a special exhibition for a short term period. The gift shop is well stocked with locally produced items of a good quality...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ann S
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Walked past many times and always siad ti myself " next time" I will pop in and today I did. What a find, lovely place, full of very interesting artifacts, I particularly like dthe medical historical equipment. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed May 15, 2018

The best museum I have visited for a long time. Spacious, but packed with really interesting exhibits and information. The exhibits explaining the mining processes are the best I 've seen - simple and accurate. Wish we'd had more time to stop, but we'll be...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

Went as a day trip with my 5 year old daughter. The place is fairly compact over 3 floors. A vintage toy room, medical history room, Cornish mine (and gems) and a room on local figures of note. Staff were friendly and inviting and there...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Chris A
Reviewed November 7, 2017

This is the way museums should be. Small. Intimate. Deeply connected with its location. Clean. Attractive and, best of all informed. The small gift shop is not full of chinese tat. The staff are, without exception, knowledgeable and friendly. Don't just wait for a wet...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 27, 2017

I called into the museum today, it was my first ever visit, I loved it. For a start it was free to get in. There is a lovely gift shop, amazing exhibits including a life size image of the late Frank Beer who was Liskeard's...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 12, 2017

An interesting & informative visit. Learned a lot about Liskeard & surrounding area. Well worth a return visit in the future.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

The museum is very small but there is no entrance fee, just a donation box. There's a gift shop, old toy display, gem stone display with magnifier and an eye opening plastics display with information on its effect on wildlife. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 17, 2017

It's a small but well run free local museum. If you are in Liskeard it's definitely worth visiting. The exhibitions change but always have a local theme and there'll usually be something on mining - which used to be so important in the area. The...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 16, 2017

Called in here for a look around. It's free to visit but we left a donation. Lots of interesting things to look at. Staff were on hand to answer any questions and there were activities for children.

Date of experience: August 2017
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