Morwellham Quay- Historic Port and Copper Mine, Morwellham

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History Museum
Visit the interactive open-air museum and restored 19th-century village at Morwellham Quay- Historic Port and Copper Mine. 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. Plan your visit to Morwellham Quay- Historic Port and Copper Mine and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Morwellham vacation trip planner.
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  • Visited here with a large family party and we had a fantastic time - learning about Victorian schools, houses, chocolate and baking, gold panning, riding on the copper mine train and dressing up as Vi...  more »
  • We went to Morwellham Quay and although the weather was rainy, we had a fabulous time. This is an outdoor centre, but as long as it isn't too cold it's fine if you find you have some spare hours on a ...  more »
  • visited whilst on holiday in area had watched edwardian farm featuring ruth alex and peter which was filmed here.lovely place restored buildings blacksmiths lime kilns sailing ship on the river tamar ...  more »