Find out about: Callington Heritage Centre

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Callington Heritage Centre

The Heritage Centre is housed in an old chapel within the Town Cemetery. This building dates from the latter half of the 19c but has recently been refurbished.

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  • Toilets On-Site

    Toilets On-Site

  • Wheelchair access

    Wheelchair Access

  • Childrens activities

    Family friendly

  • Gift Shop

    Gift Shop

Roadside parking is free outside the Heritage Centre on Liskeard Road.

Refreshments and toilet facilities are available in Callington Town Centre.

A range of books, documents, records and photographs are available for anyone to view.

Some local history books are also available to purchase.

Exhibitions and Projects

  • Callington Heritage Center Archive Listing

    28 June 13 to 31 December 16
    Where: Callington Heritage Center

Our Next Event

Winter Working Parties

When: 07 November 2014 to 24 April 2015
Where: Callington Heritage Centre

Once the holiday season finished, the Heritage Centre used to close for the winter. Preparation for the coming season was done mainly from home. However, the space has to be heated and also checked regularly throughout the winter and it was decided to make the space available to members on Friday afternoons, when they could become involved in the museum "housekeeping" or use it as a study area. "Housekeeping"  involves checking items are where they should be, the condition of items, transcribing old documents, general maintenance etc. Because we are "open", members of the public do drop in to see us and are welcome to do so, but need to be aware that the displays are being dismantled and rebuilt for the coming season.  A lot of information is still readily available, and an experienced person is always there to assist.

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Our Collections

The centre holds a large selection of images relating to the local area. In the coming year we are planning to exhibit a lot of our more recent photographs, hoping to name as many people in the images as possible. In some cases, then and now images will capture changes withing the local environs.


Dupath Road winter 1928

Here is a picture showing a heavy snowfall in the road leading to Dupath Well, winter 1928..

Dupath Road winter 1928

Postcard, winter 1928.

This shows the reverse of the snow scene and the postmark is 1st February 1928.

Postcard, winter 1928.
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Admission & Prices

Opening times: Fridays 10.00 - 16.00 and first Saturday in each month from Easter to the end of October

Admission free. Donations appreciated.

Parties by arrangement: A nominal charge of £25 is made for special opening: Contact Kay on 01579 383209 or email