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Old Guildhall Museum & Gaol

Higher Market Street | East Looe, Looe PL13 1AA, England
+44 1503 263709
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An eclectic mix

We spent 90 minutes or so looking around the two floors (steep stairs for the less mobile). You can... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Christine T
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Not to be missed, a great little museum

I implore you to go to this place whilst on Looe, for only a £2.00 charge it is a great little... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Higher Market Street | East Looe, Looe PL13 1AA, England
+44 1503 263709
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 90 minutes or so looking around the two floors (steep stairs for the less mobile). You can see the bench where the magistrate sat and two of the tiny cells and there is an eclectic mix of items and photographs. Ok to while...More

1  Thank Christine T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I implore you to go to this place whilst on Looe, for only a £2.00 charge it is a great little museum but of local artifacts and history over 2 floors. Note the place doesn't open until 11.00

Thank mark_bates09
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its not big, but everywhere you look there are interesting things and folders to read. It costs the princely sum of £2 to enter, but its money well spent. The exhibits are numerous and set in a former courthouse and gaol. World war 1 &...More

Thank Inncomunicado V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a find! We visited on a wet afternoon in Looe and we are so glad we did. There is a vast array of local information and 'unconsidered trifles' on display, including a TocH lamp, original Punch & Judy puppets, and Great War and World...More

Thank keentraveller45
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hadn't planned to visit this place but it started to rain so decided to take a look. So glad we did lots of interesting stuff to read and look at. Looe's past at its finest. Great story about the resident ghost. Well worth a visit.

Thank blackrose987
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

The museum is tiny but informative. The staff are friendly and enthusiastic and the adult entrance fee is only £2.

Thank Dobsons21_13
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This place is tiny but they pack lots in! Interesting to look around and see a bit of Looe's history. There is a quiz for the kids to help keep them interested and get them looking. The 2 ladies that were in on the day...More

Thank traceyj100
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Not for disabled as it is on 5 different levels. However it has a variety of exhibits including a hologram video which entertained my son enormously.

Thank dianneryan1
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Been to Looe many times but this was first time in here. It is a small place but absolutely full of memorabilia, we loved the old photos of the beach. Staff in there very informative and friendly. Entrance price low and well worth it. Something...More

Thank hikazzy
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The staff were extremely friendly and engaged my children. The museum is packed full of local artifacts and information. There was a fun quiz for the children which meant they learned more than they would have done. My son was a bit spooked by the...More

Thank 882sosborne
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