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The Box

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Guide Prices

General Admission is free.

Mayflower 400: Legend and Legacy exhibition is £5 and free for Plymouth Residents (upon receipt of a valid Council Tax bill) and under 16s.

We’ll be offering an extensive events programme throughout the year. Events will be priced individually and details will be available from our website

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Guide Dogs Permitted

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Toilets

Key Features

  • No Smoking Attraction

Payment Methods

  • Accept Bank Transfers, Internet Payment or SWIFT/IBAN
  • All major credit cards accepted
  • Cash accepted
  • Contactless payment accepted

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

If you’re driving, The Box is easy to find with plenty of signage in and around the city.

In summary:

Follow the signs to the city centre and head for the Charles Cross roundabout (the one with the ruined church on it). Follow the brown tourism signs and turn on to Hampton Street. At the top of the road turn left. The Regent Street car park is on your left. There are a number of shorter stay on-street parking spaces available in the area too.

In detail:

From the Tamar Bridge or A38 heading from the Cornwall direction:

Exit at the Manadon roundabout and follow the A386 along Outland Road (passing Plymouth Argyle and the Plymouth Life Centre on your left) and then Alma Road to the Pennycomequick roundabout. Take the second exit onto Saltash Road (passing the train station on your left). At the North Cross roundabout take the second exit onto Coburg Street and then Charles Street to the Charles Cross roundabout (the one with the ruined church on it). Take the first exit onto Hampton Street. At the top of the road turn left. The Regent Street car park is on your left. There are a number of shorter stay on-street parking spaces available in the area too.

From the Marsh Mills roundabout or A38 heading from the Devon direction:

Follow the A374 all the way into the city centre travelling along the Embankment, Gdynia Way, Shapters Road and down Exeter Street until you reach the Charles Cross roundabout. Take the third exit on to Hampton Street. At the top of the road turn left. The Regent Street car park is on your left. There are a number of shorter stay on-street parking spaces available in the area too.

From the Torpoint Ferry:

Drive up Pottery Road to the top of the hill. Turn left at the traffic lights. Turn right at the next set of traffic lights. Drive to the top of Albert Road (B3396). Take a left at the mini roundabout onto Devonport Road. Follow the road until it becomes Milehouse Road and stay on the road until you reach the intersection (the Britannia pub will be in front of you and Plymouth CityBus on your right). Filter off to the right on to Alma Road (A386) and stay on it until the Pennycomequick roundabout. Take the second exit onto Saltash Road (passing the train station on your left). At the North Cross roundabout take the second exit onto Coburg Street and then Charles Street to the Charles Cross roundabout (the one with the ruined church on it). Take the first exit onto Hampton Street. At the top of the road turn left. The Regent Street car park is on your left. There are a number of shorter stay on-street parking spaces available in the area too.

From the Brittany Ferry:

Exit the ferry port and take the second exit on the roundabout on to Martin Street. Take the third exit at the next roundabout on to Union Street. Go straight across at the next set of traffic lights. Take the second exit at the Derry’s Cross roundabout and drive to the end of Royal Parade. Take the second exit at the St Andrew’s Cross roundabout onto Exeter Street (Drake Circus will be on your left and the Barcode on your right). At the Charles Cross roundabout (the one with the ruined church on it) take the second exit onto Hampton Street. At the top of the road turn left. The Regent Street car park is on your left. There are a number of shorter stay on-street parking spaces available in the area too.

 

Public Transport Directions

Plymouth, Britain's Ocean City, is the gateway to the South West. We are connected to the Midlands and the North by mainline rail link, and locally by branch line and buses.

The Box is a 10-minute walk from Plymouth Train Station. Please see nationalrail.co.uk for timetables.

The following buses stop outside The Box:

Plymouth Citybus: 8, 9, 20, 20A, 27, 27A, 27B, 28, 28A, 28B, 35, 35A, 40, 41, 42, 42A, 42B, 42C, 44, 61,62, 103

Stagecoach Devon: 1, 48

Target Travel: 31, 39

Please see travelinesw.com for bus timetables.

You can also park and ride from three locations in the city. Please see plymouth.gov.uk/parkandride for more information.

We encourage cycling and other green modes of transport, and there are public cycle stands onsite.

Tavistock Place, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AX
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Opening Times

General Admission (16 May 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
DayTimes
Tuesday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
The Box Kitchen & Bar (16 May 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
DayTimes
Tuesday - Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday - Saturday09:00 - 23:00
Sunday09:00 - 17:00

* The Box is open from 10am to 5pm on Easter, May and August Bank Holidays
The Box is closed on Christmas and New Year Bank Holidays
Our Cottonian Research Room is only available by appointment from 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm Tuesday to Saturday

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