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The Marconi Centre

Poldhu Cove, Mullion TR12 7JB, England
+44 1326 241656
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Fascinating history from well-informed volunteers

Popped in one evening to find the radio club having a meeting but were still made very welcome and... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
j2ebje
Very informative volunteers

Very interesting, video and artefacts as well as postcards from around the world who have been in... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2017
thebotleys
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Poldhu Cove, Mullion TR12 7JB, England
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Reviewed 13 August 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.

Thank j2ebje
Reviewed 4 August 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.

Thank thebotleys
Reviewed 28 July 2017

being an ex sailor in communications I found this attraction so good and can relate to the morse code. The displays was very good and the person on hand was very knowledgable.

Thank chris504019
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

While on holiday I just had to visit the Marconi Centre at Poldhu. Being an amateur radio operator myself I just had to call in and find out more about how my hobby had first begun. Informative video presentation documenting how wireless transmissions came into...More

1  Thank Bigfoot58
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We visited the centre which has displays about the history of the site and the part it played in the development of radio. We watched a video that brought the history to life. Interactive displays and excellent staff to chat to, this place is a...More

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Well worth visiting to learn about a piece of history. A little insite on how it all began with a vision from Marconi and others

1  Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 21 September 2016

An interesting place to learn about Marconi's work to send the first wireless signal across the Atlantic. There is a short video to watch and lots of information boards, plus various pieces of equipment. The volunteers are very knowledgeable and friendly. Check the opening times...More

Thank Carol N
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The centre and nearby Marconi monument celebrate the site of the first transatlantic wireless signal. It is part of the history of early long-distance communication, something we take so much for granted these days. The centre though set up by the National Trust and very...More

2  Thank steph399777
Reviewed 18 July 2016

I have to say that I was very impressed with this Centre. Welcome by a friendly informative volunteer. I was engrossed and found the whole visit wonderful. If I understand it right the only National Trust site where you do not have to pay an...More

1  Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 24 April 2016

We really were looking forward to our visit but when we arrived the sign said opening hours were in the afternoon and early evening only and we were there at 10'30am. Shame.

1  Thank eileen k
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