Liskeard and District Museum
Liskeard is an ancient Cornish town where history interweaves with mining and agriculture. Displays include mining and geological artefacts.
Explore the development of the town from Mesolithic settlers to the present time. Liskeard and District Museum is an interpretation point for the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site.
World Heritage Site
From 1700 to 1914, the metal mining industry played a vital role in transforming our way of life. Tin and lead are just two of the minerals which were mined in this area.
Mining and Geology
Visit the Daniel Gumb Room, where you can enjoy our computer interactive mining and geological exhibition, including the Enlightened Eye, where you can create your own artwork and have it uploaded on our website!
Discover colourful local characters from the past, such as our renowned architect Henry Rice, who designed Forester's Hall, which houses the museum with its Venetian Gothic frontage containing stone from local quarries.
Emily Hobhouse was an incredibly courageous lady who changed the lives of many people in the Boer War. Her ashes were placed under the Women's Memorial, in Bloemfontein, South Africa
Admission & prices
Open weekdays from 15th February 2016 from 10am with last admissions at 3.30 pm
Saturdays 10 am with last admission at 12.30 pm
Closed from October 29th 2016 until 13th February 2017
For enquiries about Family History, email: email@example.com
or phone 01579 346087
Free Entry & Disabled Facilities
In town centre, one kilometre from Liskeard Railway Station.
Buses Western Greyhound 572, 592
Short Stay Car Parks: Westbourne, Sungirt
Long Stay Car Park: Sungirt
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Tourist Information Centre
Vintage Postcards, mineral specimens and local jewellery for sale.
Historic town centre location with cafes,library and shops in easy reach
Heritage Town Trail Maps available
Story of Childhood and Toys. Something for everyone to see and do. the collection includes iconic and sometimes rare toys.
Visit the Victorian Schoolroom.
Discover colourful characters from the past such as local architect, Henry Rice and Emily Hobhouse, a local lady who saved the lives of women and children in concentration camps during the Boer War.
Mining and geological history of our town. We are part of the World Heritage Site for Mining.
T: 01579 346087
Liskeard, CORNWALL PL14 3JE