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Museum of Witchcraft

  • Boscastle
  • Indoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction Information

Museum of Witchcraft, which can be found by the harbour in Boscastle, is amongst Cornwall's most popular museums, and houses the largest collection of witchcraft related artefacts and regalia in the world! There's even a place to park your broomstick outside!

Take an informative tour of the museum - read all about sacred sites, herbs and healing, magic in wartime, protection magic, fortune telling, and loads more. You can also find out about modern witches and the different festivals that they celebrate throughout the year. See how witches and magical subjects have been portrayed by various artists, and discover the story of characters such as Mother Shipton (an English soothsayer and prophetess), and Joan Wytte.

Fan of spooky? For those who like all things scary, there are plenty of interesting items to examine, including a scold's bridle, wax representations of human intestines, mandrakes, a skull from Egypt, a ‘Weejee Board' (Ouija board), and glass spirit bottles! This is a unique opportunity to find out all about the beliefs and practices of witches throughout the ages. 

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Opening hours

1st April - 4th November
Monday to Saturday 10:30 - 18:00
Sunday 11:30 - 18:00

Last Entry

30 minutes before attraction closes


General Admission
Adults (16-59): £5.00
Kids (6-15): £4.00
Concessions: £4.00
Under 5's: Free
Family (2 adults, 2 kids): £16.00

Travel & Contact Information


The Harbour, Boscastle, Cornwall, PL35 0HD, England

Phone number

01840 250111



Click here to visit Museum of Witchcraft's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

No, there are no toilets available.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Museum of Witchcraft has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant.

No, Museum of Witchcraft is not wheelchair friendly.

Yes, Museum of Witchcraft have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Museum of Witchcraft has not told us if they are dog friendly.

Additional Info

Anything else I should know?

There is an onsite shop

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