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Porthcurno Telegraph Museum, Penzance, Cornwall

Porthcurno Telegraph Museum
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Situated in secret underground WW2 tunnels, the museum shows the history of telegraphy, which was the forerunner to modern communication systems, as well as detailing the social changes taking place at Porthcurno between 1870 and 1970 when the cable station at porthcurno closed. There are regular demonstrations of working equipment and hands-on exhibits. Additional exhibition for 2009 'Parish at War'.


Months Open: Easter - Oct: Every day
November - Easter 07, Every Sunday & Monday
10.00 - 17.00, last admissions before 16.00
Please ring for school holiday opening times
Admission Price: Adults: £4.95
Children: £2.75
Concessions: £4.40

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