Museums in Cornwall
Museums Where the past comes to life
Museums in Cornwall are places where the past comes to life, where stories get told and treasures are uncovered. From mining heritage to maritime heritage there's lots of local history to explore. Many of Cornwall's towns and villages also house small and unique museums which explore a bygone era and celebrate local histories. Search our listing below...
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So you want to find out about the real Cornwall and discover this Cornish Mining World Heritage Site! Get to grips with Cornish mining history at King Edward Mine Museum, with an indoor exhibition and restored machinery and working engines.
The UK's only China Clay Museum set in a 26 acre Country Park with woodland walks and access to the Clay Trails for walking and cycling. Cornish Mining World Heritage Site
Step back into Cornwall's days as a world-famous centre of the Cornish mining industry, engineering and innovation. East Pool Mine, near Redruth, shows Beam engines and engine houses as they would have been
Treasure Park, one of Cornwall’s leading free admission family holiday attractions. The park hosts an array of great activities and fun things to do for all ages.
Fascinating family-friendly museum. Discover the hub of Britain’s global communications in the secret WW2 tunnels.