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Porthcurno Telegraph Museum

Porthcurno Telegraph Museum tells a story of British international telegraph cable communications from the 1850s to the 1950s. It shows how the Victorian Internet was created and how Britain's international links were protected during the second world war. Housed in an underground building built during the war, it also includes displays on the history of radio and the social history of Porthcurno.

Porthcurno Telegraph Museum. Eastern House, Porthcurno

Cornwall

http://www.porthcurno.org.uk/html/index.html

Summer: Sunday before Easter to end October, daily, 10am-5pm. Winter 2006/07: November 2006 to week before Easter 07, Sundays and Mondays, 10am-5pm. Open all week during half term and Christmas. Please check for precise details.

Adults £4.95; children £2.75; senior £4.40; family £12

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