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The Marconi Centre is so worth a visit, don’t worry if your not into radio’s .... you cant not enjoy it!
The volunteers that run the station are so passionate about its history and radio communications. There’s a short film to watch which gives you...More
We were staying in Mullion and so were very fortunate to have Poldhu cove almost on our doorstep.
As others have mentioned, the opening hours are a bit limited so do your homework before you set off.
The setting is just fantastic. We saw a...More
Visited Poldhu many years ago and remembered the story of Marconi, saw that there’s now a volunteer run information centre- and what great, friendly enthusiasts they are! We came away with three Morse code addicts under the age of 10 and two adults weirdly captivated...More
Whilst out walking on the South West Coast Path near Poldhu cove on The Lizard on New Years Day we came across the Marconi Centre. One of the best Visitor Centres I have seen. Manned by incredibly well informed and enthusiast volunteers who welcomed us,...More
Being run by volunteers, this building is only open for part of the week and, therefore, it's taken quite a few years before I was there during opening hours. What a mistake; I should have made the effort before, noting the times on their website....More
Popped in one evening to find the radio club having a meeting but were still made very welcome and shown around the exhibition (including a short film). Fantastic history of Cornwall's role in radio communication.
While on holiday I just had to visit the Marconi Centre at Poldhu. Being an amateur radio operator myself I just had to call in and find out more about how my hobby had first begun.
Informative video presentation documenting how wireless transmissions came into...More
We visited the centre which has displays about the history of the site and the part it played in the development of radio.
We watched a video that brought the history to life.
Interactive displays and excellent staff to chat to, this place is a...More