Morwellham Quay- Historic Port and Copper Mine, Morwellham

Categories: History Museums, Museums
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2.7/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web
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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  • Had a lovely day, great history, hands on experiences, train trip into copper mine, rope making, bread making, and lots more, such an interesting day. Staff dressed in victorian attire. they were happ...  read more »
  • Fantastic day out. Spent the whole day there. Enjoyed a cup of tea at the pub. All the staff were very friendly. The mine trip was a brilliant thing to do and was very informative. Well done everyone. 
  • Went as first stop on a planned itinerary. Thought this a good idea as it opened at 10. Wrong! Nothing was running until after 11.15 so just wandered around for over an hour. Had a cup of lukewarm cof...  read more »
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