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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Discover Cornwall’s culture from the ancient past to the present day as well an Egyptian mummy, explorers’ medicine chest and a wide range of Cornish and British art.
Step back into Cornwall's days as a world-famous centre of the Cornish mining industry, engineering and innovation.
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.
Heartlands is Cornwall's latest landmark destination and Cornish Mining World Heritage Site with one of the largest children's adventure areas in the South West - admission is free.
Celebrating the sea, boats and Cornwall, this multi-award winning museum not only has 15 stunning galleries beautifully illustrating the past, present and future of this island nation but also offers a number of stunning exhibitions.