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!
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.
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.
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!
Jayne Anita Smith in The Picture Room
Penzance-based artist Jayne Anita Smith will present a new body of drawings that feature both figurative and dreamlike elements.
World War 1
We have a specialy prepared display of WWI related objects along with many images and personal effects from those who served in that conflict.
The Story of Childhood and Toys
The Story of Childhood and Toys A brand new exhibition of iconic and sometimes rare toys spanning the Edwardian period right through to the 1990s.