we have over 70 museums in cornwall

Inspiring, artistic, surprising, stunning, awesome, fun, unique, interesting, encyclopaedic, amazing, quirky, extraordinary, rare, controversial, informative, illuminating, fascinating, authentic, authoritative, knowledgeable, educational, humorous, odd, challenging, astounding, cabinets of curiosities, nostalgic, cool, reflective, looking back into past worlds and lives!

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art, technology, industry, coast or town - you decide

Amazing stories, amazing collections! Museums are jam packed with facinating stories of the people and places that make up Cornwall's rich and varied heritage. Be inspired to become part of that story and get involved in a museum.

bring the family - everyone welcome

The Museums in Cornwall are holding events throughout the year for all the family, particularly during the holidays.

Look at our events for the latest information or follow us on Twitter.

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bring your lessons alive!

Visit a museum to help bring history alive and enable your class to see real historic artefacts! Look at the learning pages for the activities in museums.

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discover cornwall's unique heritage

Discover the diverse and varied heritage of Cornwall through museums!

We can guarantee to tell you something new. We even have pasties and surfboards!

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Trevor Corser 'Forty Years a Leach Potter'

Trevor Corser was the longest serving member of the Leach Pottery.

Trevor Corser 'Forty Years a Leach Potter'

The Jerwood drawing prize 2015

The Jerwood drawing prize is the largest and longest running annual open exhibition for drawing in the Uk.

The Jerwood drawing prize 2015

World War One

The World War One exhibition contains information and artefacts relating to the Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry, Cornwall's county regiment.

World War One

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