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Cornwall's Regimental Museum

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Unexpected Visit, Turned out Great

On a trip to see Paddington at the Bodmin steam railway across the road, we found that at ticket... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Wonderful museum

Lovely place. Steeped in history and a must do if you are in this area. Lots of memories from wars... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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Explore one of Bodmin’s most imposing historic buildings, Bodmin Keep. Discover a warm welcome at Cornwall’s Regimental Museum, a fun and friendly attraction, suitable for all the family. Open 7 days a week during school holidays. Situated close to...more
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Castle Canyke Road | The Keep, Victoria Barracks, Bodmin PL31 1EG, England
+44 1208 72810
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

On a trip to see Paddington at the Bodmin steam railway across the road, we found that at ticket included entry to the museum, who had put on a teddy bear trail and bear making. it was brilliant. Really well done, the trail was easy...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely place. Steeped in history and a must do if you are in this area. Lots of memories from wars and regiments.

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

As my brother, who was visiting, used to be in the Hampshire Regiment, I took him to the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry Museum. We thought the place absolutely amazing. I had been here a few years ago so knew that it would be interesting,...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

What started out as a rainy day activity, turned into something quite amazing... The volunteers are so in tune with the museum and the historical content.. They are so welcoming and friendly.. We had a very humorous and in depth Firearms talk from Martin and...More

Thank Sophie S
Reviewed 1 April 2018

This really is an interesting place to spend a couple of hours. The staff are very friendly and the artefacts are really interesting. The entry fee is such good value that’s its well worth a visit even if your not normally a museum goer.

Thank blondeNclyde
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Great value for money and absolutely amazing variety of information and memorabilia - I had no idea CDLI had been to so many places over such a long period of time. May look smallish from the outside but packed full of interest. Spent well over...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

This place is small but wow big on history and memrobillia dogs allowed in big bonus point there. It is full of uniforms ,arms znd loads of historical photos swords and rifles galore . Even The helmet thst the first shot by the british in...More

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Lots of great information about individual wars, it was great to see a local soldier from Bristol recognised for being a hero!!! But to us all the soldiers that took part fighting for their country are hero’s Julie and Gary Bristol

Thank lodgey64
Reviewed 17 February 2018

The museum is wide ranging and has very knowledgeable staff. However having left a note book , and other items of my father from when he was in prison of war camp, it has been “mis-filed” and cannot be found. Exceptionally disappointing as this book...More

Thank Phil H
Sophie H, Manager at Cornwall's Regimental Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Dear Phil, I'm the Director of the museum and we corresponded about the missing notebook last year. I just wanted to assure you and others who may read your post that this was some years ago, before our current team was in place, and that...More

Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Went to a meeting at the keep, and was invited to go and have a look around the museum, wow what a wonderful place to spent time looking at the past! Staff friendly, not a place to go if your mobility isn’t good, as you...More

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2 August 2016|
Response from Sophie H | Property representative |
Yes, we have a limited amount of free parking at the rear of the museum. There is also limited free on-street parking alongside the museum in Castle Canyke Road and a Pay and Display car park 100 metres level walk along... More
25 May 2016|
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