Learning at Helston Museum

We believe learning should be a life-long process - you're never too old!

We offer guided workshops for schools, from Foundation stage up to Year 12.

Topics for school workshops include:

'Victorian School' - a taste of 19th century education in our Victorian Classroom, with authentic lessons and discipline! Some costumes are available for the children, please enquire on booking. Suitable for Key Stage 1 and 2.

'Old Toys' - explore our toy collection and handle and play with replica and genuine vintage toys. Suitable for Foundation stage up to Key Stage 1.

Other topics can be accommodated from our wide range of social history collections - contact us to discuss your requirements.

School workshops are £2.50 per child. Booking essential, contact us on 01326 564027 or info@helstonmuseum.co.uk

We have a range of handling boxes which can be hired for £10 per week (£20 returnable deposit refundable on return of the complete undamaged box).

Topics include:

World War 1

World War 2


Old Toys

Domestic Home Life

Cleaning Technology



Weighing and Measuring


Fishing and Farming

Again, booking is required. 


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