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10. The Isles of Scilly Museum

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The Isles of Scilly Museum

The Isles of Scilly Museum was founded as a result of severe gales in the winter of 1962, which exposed some remarkable Romano-British finds. After much fundraising and local enthusiasm, the museum was opened in 1967.
 
The museum contains diverse collections including many exhibits from shipwrecks, a wild flower display during the summer months, Romano-British artifacts, birdlife, local art, and changing annual exhibitions covering terrestrial and marine archaeology.
 
Historic discoveries on the isles of Scilly range from the Bronze Age right through to 20th century defence works, and there is naturally a strong maritime heritage.  
 
The Isles of Scilly Museum Address:   
IOS Museum
Church Street
St Mary’s
Isles of Scilly
England, UK
 
The Isles of Scilly Museum Opening Times:
Please phone the museum for confirmation.

The Isles of Scilly Museum:
Free

T  +44 (0)1720 422337

W  The Isles of Scilly Museum
 

More places to visit and days out in South West England

Map of St Mary's, main island of the Scilly archipelago


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