The 15th century listed museum is in the main street of Looe, close to the sea front. It has fascinating displays of Looe’s history, including fishing, boat building and of course smuggling.
The building itself is a marvellous exhibit as it retains many of the of it’s 550 years old original features, with ancient cells and the very old raised magistrates bench complete with the Royal Coat of Arms.
Looe museum covers the social and economic history of Looe from early times to the present day and is full of fascinating artifacts and information.
The old Malt House was built in 1639 and information and pictures of the house in ages past can all be read and seen in the museum.