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Museum of Witchcraft

Boscastle, Cornwall, England

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Attraction Information

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Suitable for ages: Young Children (4-8), Older Children (9-12) and Teenagers (13-18)

Venue type: Indoor

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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Getting There and Contact Information


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


Click here to visit Museum of Witchcraft's website
01840 250111

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

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


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

Last Entry

30 minutes before attraction closes


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