A Fascinating Insight Into Polperro’s History of Fishing & Smuggling

A small Museum located right on the harbourside of the beautiful fishing village of Polperro. The Museum contains a fascinating insight into the history of fishing and smuggling from the late 18th Century to date.

A Wonderful Collection of Images & Ship Models

​It houses a remarkable photographic record dating from around 1860. The collection is complemented by a wonderful collection of ships models.

Family history is also well catered for with records available for viewing. The collection is housed in what was the old pilchard factory until the early 20th century.

Opening Hours

Open Daily from Easter until October Half Term – 10am – 4pm 

Entry £3 Adults/Under 16’s Free

Polperro Heritage Museum of Smuggling & Fishing

Mawdsley Room
PL13 2RB

01503 272423