Morwellham Quay- Historic Port and Copper Mine, Morwellham

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#16 of 110 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. With our online itinerary creator, Morwellham attractions like Morwellham Quay- Historic Port and Copper Mine 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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  • We visited on a cold snowy day and had a warm welcome from Naomi. Naomi gave us a tour of the village which was very interesting and she was very knowledgeable. All of the staff were friendly and chee...  more »
  • Arrived mid-afternoon and the place was really quiet, It was a bitterly cold day so that may have played a part. Met by a lady and shown where to pay and given a map of the site. Easy to walk around t...  more »
  • We saw a sign for this and followed it not knowing what it was. On arrival a beautiful little village with people dressed up. However we arrived 40 minutes before closing (we didn’t have a clue) and w...  more »

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