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Wayside Museum - CLOSED

Zennor TR26 3DA, England
+44 1736 796945
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Nice and easy viewing and full value for money. Nice welcome when we arrived and enjoyed layout of... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2015
Isle of Wight
via mobile
A Local Delight

Visit this for a lesson in local history. As it is privately owned the more visitors the museum... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2015
marc t
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Museum chronicles the story of Old Cornwall from 3000BC to the 1930s, which is told in very imaginative ways.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
3 Nov 2015
“Started by my old wood”
1 Nov 2015
“a treat for history lovers”
Zennor TR26 3DA, England
+44 1736 796945
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Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

Nice and easy viewing and full value for money. Nice welcome when we arrived and enjoyed layout of museum. Lot of effort and knowledge has gone into creating this museum and if in area give it a viewing!

Thank Yaverland
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Visit this for a lesson in local history. As it is privately owned the more visitors the museum receives the better. It is a unique display of West Cornish life the way it was for hundreds of years.

Thank marc t
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Vast collections of the stuff of everyday life of 100 or 200 years ago. Well arranged and curated with more informative explanations than one expects from a local museum. Well worth the time and money.

Thank DLRCohasset
Reviewed 22 July 2015

What an amazing little museum! Full of intriguing insites into our past and the local history. Lots of cries of " I remember that" and " we had one of those at home"! Very helpful folk running the museum, full of local information and a...More

Thank Alan P
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

The Wayside Museum is delightful homage to the people of this tiny village. The exhibits walk you through the local history of carpentry,mining,household appliances,farming,schooling,cobbling,and the people who lived in the village and their famous guest DH Lawrence. There is also a working flour mill powered...More

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Really good little museum with a restored watermill, lot interesting artefacts from the local area showing the history of mining, farming and general country life of the area over the years. We bought some of the flour ground by the mill, will be making some...More

Thank mrgrumpyUk
Reviewed 11 July 2015

We visited here again - a second visit, 2 years after the first. It was even better than the first time, found a lot of things we had missed. Had a really relaxing coffee in the sun, really friendly, individual and excellent value for money

Thank marion_bevis
Reviewed 6 July 2015

This is a lovely old folk museum with lots of local cornish history to keep you occupied for an hour or so. I was not particularly looking forward to this visit but found it really interesting, well worth the entry fee.

Thank Gordon H
Reviewed 2 July 2015

This museum was interesting and there was so much to see I couldn't possibly take it all in on a single visit. What I really liked was that it covered the history of lives of ordinary men and women and the trades and occupations they...More

Thank Safariwoman
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

This museum is just fantastic. I was staying in nearby St Ives, with my wife and on a wet Mon morning, we were looking for something interesting to do. This little museum fitted the bill perfectly. After a panoramic drive along a very undulating road...More

Thank TelfordMoz