A small, friendly museum situated in the old Pilchard Factory right on the harbour of the historic fishing village of Polperro. Exhibits depict the history of fishing and smuggling as well as local and family history, and include a fascinating photographic collection dating back to the 1860s. Polperro Heritage Museum of Smuggling and Fishing features exhibits related to Photography, Social History and Maritime. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include: Lewis Harding's 19th century photographs, Robert Mark's cutlass (dated 1789), Models of Cornish luggers, Polperro knitfrocks and The Ryder lifeboat.
Specialized & Alternative History & Anthropology
Open Easter until end October from 10.30 am until 4.30 pm.
10.00 am until 5.00 pm during high season.
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