Morwellham Quay- Working Village, Mine & Craft Centre, Morwellham

#13 of 125 in Museums in Devon
Visit the interactive open-air museum and restored 19th-century village at Morwellham Quay- Working Village, Mine & Craft Centre. Take a trip back in time through living history demonstrations, revealing the skills and crafts of the workers living in this historic river port. Watch the daily craft demonstrations, which include pottery-making, metalworking, and traditional rope-making and coopering (cask making). Order bespoke pottery or metalwork, or purchase crafts directly from the shop. A 45-minute train ride takes you along the River Tamar and down into the Victorian copper mine. Inside the mine, spot copper ore and a working waterwheel. Book tickets online for discounts. With our online itinerary creator, Morwellham attractions like Morwellham Quay- Working Village, Mine & Craft Centre can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Most of the visits I have had, there has been a lack of staff, for example, the Smithy doubling up a school teacher and various other, " I seen you somewhere else" occasions. As a local I enquired...  more »
  • An extremely interesting museum, but it requires a bit of cash spent on publicity to make it better supported and something needs to be done to attract staff. The staff we met were a credit to the...  more »
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