Polperro Heritage Museum of Smuggling and Fishing

Polperro Heritage Museum of Smuggling and Fishing
The Warren
Polperro
Cornwall
PL13 2RB
England

Website

www.polperro.org/museum.html

E-mail

blackmore@polperroharbour.freeserve.co.uk

Telephone

information and group bookings

01503 273 005

Fax

01503 272423

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A small, friendly museum situated in the old Pilchard Factory right on the harbour of the historic fishing village of Polperro. Exhibits depict the history of fishing and smuggling as well as local and family history, and include a fascinating photographic collection dating back to the 1860s.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Open daily between 11am and 5pm from approx Easter until October

Closed: All other times

Admission charges

Adults: £1.80
Children: £0.50 (children under 5 free)


(All proceeds go towards the upkeep of Polperro Harbour)

Collection details

Maritime, Photography, Social History

Key artists and exhibits

  • Lewis Harding's 19th century photographs
  • Robert Mark's cutlass (dated 1789)
  • The Ryder lifeboat
  • Models of Cornish luggers
  • Polperro knitfrocks
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