Find out about: Redruth Old Cornwall Society Museum
Redruth Old Cornwall Society Museum is part of Tolgus Tin at Cornwall Gold and is located on New Portreath Rd, between Redruth and Portreath.
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In the Museum
The Mining Section
The mining section contains a number of mine lamps including some carbide lamps which produce and burn acetylene (C2H2). These were used in the tin mining industry from about 1900.
The Mineral Collection
The mineral collection includes many Neolithic flint spear heads, arrow heads and scrapers. The majority of these were found in the Carn Brea area.
The Brewery Collection
The Brewery collection is mainly made up of artefacts from the Redruth Brewery. Redruth Brewery started in 1742 and closed in 2004.
Admission & Prices
The museum is open 6 days a week 10:00am to 4:00pm until the end of October subject to volunteer availability