Find out about: Fowey Museum
Fowey museum may be a small one room affair,housed in one of the oldest buildings in the town dating back to the 15th century, but it is packed to the ceiling with interesting artifacts illustrating some of the rich and varied history of this harbour town and its inhabitants. Some of the displays are changed every year so that we can commemorate local events. Regular items on show are the cape worn by Garibaldi during his Italian campaign, boat building tools from the days of sail, the 'finds' from Fowey area including the contents of a medieval garde-robe. We celebrate our many litterary connections, civic pride and maritime heritage.
A cabinet of curiosities.
*Dogs on leads are also welcome, if they are not soaking wet!
* Children's quiz and Kernocopia box provides interactive amusement while learning a little about boating activities
* There is no designated car parking at the museum but there is a town mini bus, which stops nearby, to take you back to your parked car if you don't fancy the walk.
Click the button above to add this museum to your MyMuseum wish list. Once added you can choose to save this for future visits or email the Museum details to a friend.
Our collections include interesting artifacts illustrating some of the rich and varied history of this harbour town and its inhabitants. Some of the displays are changed every year so that we can commemorate local events.
Admission & Prices
Museum open Easter to end September
Monday to Friday
10.30am - 16.30 pm
Last entry 16.00hrs.
Children: under 16 or in full time education - free.