we have over 50 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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The World of Woodroffe

Patrick Woodroffe (1940-2014) was a well known figure around Falmouth and was internationally known for his unrivaled genious as a draughtsman.

The World of Woodroffe

Sir Richard Hussey Vivian Waterloo Hero

June 18th 2015 sees the 200th anniversary of The Battle of Waterloo.

Sir Richard Hussey Vivian Waterloo Hero

And So To Bed

We have a fantastic new costume display opening today which has been lovingly created by our lovely volunteers! An extraoridinary look into the past, come and experience what it was like to have endured the cold nights in times gone by! .

And So To Bed

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