Morwellham Quay- Historic Port and Copper Mine, Morwellham

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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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  • We loved it, our hardworking guide seemed to do most of it (Phil) and very good he was too. We did all of it, the mine ride, which was great and had someone who was interesting and fun guiding us. Phi...  more »
  • A pleasant day, cost £40 for a family of five with a 10% discount for online booking and an extra £4.50 for a ride into the mine. A quiet day when we visited that easily occupied five hours, kids bake...  more »
  • We visited Morwellham Quay on our way back to London. We tried this as with the membership in Bicton park, there is no entrance fees for visiting MQ. Surprisingly the Kids enjoyed the train ride to co...  more »