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Charlestown Shipwreck & Heritage Centre

Quay Road, St Austell PL25 3NJ, England
+44 1726 69897
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Titanic & Poldark get together !!

Recently re-opened ,so much info & collections here to smugglers tunnels, Titanic , White Star... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Greater London, United Kingdom

Very I interesting and informative but found harbour part a let down as it mainly repeated what we... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Located in an historic china clay building, this centre contains artifacts from more than 150 local shipwrecks.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“china clay” (63 reviews)
“paying adult” (13 reviews)
Quay Road, St Austell PL25 3NJ, England
+44 1726 69897
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Recently re-opened ,so much info & collections here to smugglers tunnels, Titanic , White Star & Cunard Linne & WW11 , & history of RNLI & of course the Poldark series ,where the tall ships are anchored for filming .with your ticket you get 5%...More

Thank Gillywild
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very I interesting and informative but found harbour part a let down as it mainly repeated what we had learnt in the museum. The boat you could go on was all and a bit dissapointing too

Thank mazp951
Reviewed 4 days ago

There is so much to see and learn in this museum which is larger than it seems on the outside. From the tunnels where trucks of clay passed to be loaded on the quay to items from the film Titanic this was a fascinating museum...More

Thank Carl B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My eldest son loves museums (he's 10) and this is one of his favourite in Cornwall. My boys enjoy doing the kids challenge and getting a prize for completing it correctly. We only spend an hour or so here but if you looked at everything...More

Thank Sassyp81
Reviewed 6 days ago

Having heard about Charlestown from the tv programme Poldark, we were interested to visit and see the history for ourselves. I was awestruck by how small the place was, and as we visited on a very hot day, the views across the sea were amazing....More

Thank Emma L
Reviewed 6 days ago

I assumed (wrongly!) that this was a small Museum - it isn't. But it is truly amazing in its collection of artefacts and high class and informative displays. Basically it's in two parts - the development of the Port as a trading harbour for clay...More

Thank MedEngland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Charlestown Heritage Centre as the weather wasn't great and it was advertised as an all weather venue. It was very reasonably priced so we weren't expecting there to be a great deal to see inside. We were amazed as it was fantastic. There...More

Thank Goringblessed
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the shipwreck & heritage centre when we visited Charlestown and spent a couple of hours here. Lots of information, along with film shows and displays that anyone could find interesting. Displayed well and easy to read text, with scenes that children would appreciate. Not...More

Thank Jokey-jules
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of children from St Nicholas’ School in Fleet visited the museum last week. From the moment we arrived to the moment we left, we were extremely well looked after. The weather had let us down badly and we were unable to eat our...More

Thank chiffchaff2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is very interesting. Tells you how Charlestone came into being, and then goes onto Shipwrecks. Cost is £5.95, less one pound for OAPs, but most of the guide books have £1 off coupons. Really worth a visit if you are interested in not...More

Thank MagsRoma
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