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Lawrence House Museum

9 Castle Street, Launceston PL15 8BA, England
+44 1566 773277
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Having lived in Launceston, for a few years now, this was my first visit to this museum, a short... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nigel H
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Launceston, England, United Kingdom
Fantastic!

Found this when exiting the castle and decided to pop in for a look.... We had never heard about... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Katieeadson
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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9 Castle Street, Launceston PL15 8BA, England
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+44 1566 773277
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"local history"
in 8 reviews
"helpful volunteers"
in 4 reviews
"lovely house"
in 3 reviews
"interesting artifacts"
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"national trust"
in 5 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 8 reviews
"delightful surprise"
in 2 reviews
"general history"
in 2 reviews
"an eclectic mix"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 7 reviews
"bits and pieces"
in 2 reviews
"entrance hall"
in 2 reviews
"a real gem"
in 2 reviews
"young children"
in 3 reviews
"great place to visit"
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"launceston castle"
in 2 reviews
"toy"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Having lived in Launceston, for a few years now, this was my first visit to this museum, a short walk from the castle. This is a FREE attraction, but donations can be made. Amazing subjects including local people, the surrounding area, and the railways that...More

Thank Nigel H
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Found this when exiting the castle and decided to pop in for a look.... We had never heard about the museum so weren't sure what to expect. Such a little gem! Very interesting and the stewards were so friendly! A great place to visit if...More

Thank Katieeadson
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Interesting and very well laid out museum. Fascinating local history that spreads to cover the globe. Well worth a visit, staff very friendly and helpful.

Thank Bob H
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

interesting museum on 3 floors, with history about the town and general history, old items found buried to pieces of lego

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Reviewed 30 October 2017

If your previous experience of museums is a load of broken pottery in glass cases, you are in for a very pleasant surprise here. This museum has something for everyone, ranging from the history of Launceston to the Second World War, old farming tools ,...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

If you are looking for some information on the history of Launceston and a good shot of nostalgia this is the place to go. Allow around 1.5 hours. Helpful friendly staff with lots of knowledge. Parking around 75yards away.

Thank Chris D
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic little museum and great for the kids. There is so much to learn at this museum and its very interesting. I have been a few times and would definatly be back. Staff are very friendly.

Thank izzymc88
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We had been twice to Launceston before and on our third trip we went to this amazing little museum. Quickest way is to go through the two castle arches and the museum in at the bottom on the left of the road. Free to go...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We found this via National Trust App. Free of charge to everyone and well worth the visit. Friendly volunteers meeting you and giving you as much or as little information you need. Does have toilets as a FYI.

Thank Alan W
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised at this lovely museum. We popped in to see what was in there. Spent an hour and could have spent 2 if the car park hadn't been due. Admission was free. Very helpful staff. The young children loved the toy room...More

Thank Fosseboy
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Claire A
27 March 2018|
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Response from Keresen | Property representative |
While dogs are not allowed to walk round the house, we are happy for well behaved dogs to be walked through the museum so that they can stay, supervised, in our garden while their owners visit. there is a dog water bowl in... More
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edna14
4 September 2017|
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Response from Keresen | Property representative |
Thank you KeithY651 for answering Edna14's question last year. We're now open again for the 2018 season until 26 October 2018, Monday - Friday & all Bank Holidays plus Saturdays 14 April, 12 May, 9 June, 14 July, 11... More
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