Morwellham Quay- Historic Port and Copper Mine, Morwellham

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#14 of 75 in Museums in Devon
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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  • August 16, 2017
    a not to be missed attraction, fascinating historical site, friendly knowledgeable staff, fully stocked shop and homemade catering available  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    Love places like this. Victorian living museum with lots to see and do for all ages. If you have kids that like Minecraft there is plenty of real life minecraft things going on here even a minecart ri...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    This is where "Edwardian Farm" was filmed. It is a historical village where the staff are dressed in period costume. You can wander around and see how various things were made in their day, e.g. choco...  more »

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