Cornwalls Regimental Museum

Cornwalls Regimental Museum

Explore Bodmin Keep, an authentic Grade II listed Victorian Army Keep in the heart of Cornwall. Discover the former home of the Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry, visit the regimental cells and impressive armoury, stocked with historic weaponry.

Discover objects spanning over 300 years of Cornish military life - from the Cornwall Militia and Volunteers to The Light Infantry. Highlights of the collections include the Harry Patch display, stained glass windows, and some quirky objects, don’t miss the pair of painted ostrich eggs! The museum is a dog friendly attraction with a gift shop, refreshment area and vintage & second-hand bookshop. Special events and activities all year round.

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  • Large fragment of the Berlin Wall

    The museum has one of the largest fragments of the Berlin Wall in the country. The display clearly depicts both the East and West sectors of the city of Berlin and guards from both sides.

  • The Lucknow Counterpane

    Part of our collection of textile artefacts, the Lucknow patchwork was made by the women of the British residency who were trapped during the siege of Lucknow in 1857. The patchwork is made from the uniforms of fallen soldiers.

Admission & prices

2019 Opening:
Wednesday-Saturday, 10am-4:30pm (last admission 4pm)
Sundays 12:00-4:30 (last entry at 4pm)
MAIN SEASON 2019: 17th MAR - 3rd NOV
Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-5pm (last admission 4.30pm)
Sunday, 12pm-4.30pm (last admission 4pm)
7 day a week opening during school holidays

All tickets purchased include an annual museum pass.
Adults: £6
Ages 6 - 16: £2
Age 5 and under: FREE
Family Ticket (2 adults and up to 4 children): £15
Carer with person with a disability: FREE
Visit the website for more details of rates and concessions, including the Bodmin & Wenford steam railway ticket holder discount.

Find us

Signposted from the Town Centre and just 50 metres from The Bodmin and Wenford Steam Railway station.

We are less than 10 minutes' walk from Bodmin town centre.

Please see our website for visitor information and further directions.


  • Parking available
  • Toilets On-Site
  • Childrens activities
  • Gift Shop

We regret that wheelchair access is to the ground floor only, however there is a virtual tour available on the ground floor. Please contact us for further details.
Self service refreshment area, vintage & second hand book shop.

We are dog-friendly!
Vintage & second-hand book shop
Special events, educational visits (with activities and/or without workshops) and groups of 10 or more (including special talk and refreshments) are welcome by advance booking. For further details please visit the website.
Room hire is available for meetings, functions, groups or conferences, with or without kitchen facilities.
Do you have a family connection to the Regiment? Our research team can help you discover your family's military past.

Cornwall's Regimental Museum
The Keep
PL31 1EG

T: 01208 72810

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Cornwalls Regimental Museum

Cornwall's Regimental Museum
The Keep