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Nice bit of history

Without this little gem, life would not be so easy. Lovely lot of history in its little wooden... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
cornish-penguin
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Wonderful guide who made our visit a memorable one

The NT guide/warden on duty was so enthusiastic about sharing her knowledge on Marconi and his... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2018
Catherine S
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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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Poldhu Cove, Mullion TR12 7JB, England
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Without this little gem, life would not be so easy. Lovely lot of history in its little wooden museum.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cornish-penguin
Reviewed September 25, 2018

The NT guide/warden on duty was so enthusiastic about sharing her knowledge on Marconi and his innovative ideas. It was a fascinating insight into the man himself and his work.

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

The is a very interesting center located near a very nice beach. Well worth a visit, check the website for opening times as it is not open everyday.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mark D
Reviewed July 4, 2018

The Marconi Centre is so worth a visit, don’t worry if your not into radio’s .... you cant not enjoy it! The volunteers that run the station are so passionate about its history and radio communications. There’s a short film to watch which gives you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

We were staying in Mullion and so were very fortunate to have Poldhu cove almost on our doorstep. As others have mentioned, the opening hours are a bit limited so do your homework before you set off. The setting is just fantastic. We saw a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank dpm666
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Visited Poldhu many years ago and remembered the story of Marconi, saw that there’s now a volunteer run information centre- and what great, friendly enthusiasts they are! We came away with three Morse code addicts under the age of 10 and two adults weirdly captivated...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Stephanie R
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Whilst out walking on the South West Coast Path near Poldhu cove on The Lizard on New Years Day we came across the Marconi Centre. One of the best Visitor Centres I have seen. Manned by incredibly well informed and enthusiast volunteers who welcomed us,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank LittlegemPenzance
Reviewed October 26, 2017

Being run by volunteers, this building is only open for part of the week and, therefore, it's taken quite a few years before I was there during opening hours. What a mistake; I should have made the effort before, noting the times on their website....More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank plymouth
Reviewed August 12, 2017

Popped in one evening to find the radio club having a meeting but were still made very welcome and shown around the exhibition (including a short film). Fantastic history of Cornwall's role in radio communication.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank j2ebje
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

Very interesting, video and artefacts as well as postcards from around the world who have been in radio contact. Very informative and friendly volunteers. Free entry but donations encouraged.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank thebotleys
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