ShelterBox Visitor Centre

ShelterBox visitor centre is a family friendly attraction
Discover the world's biggest storms this summer
ShelterBox provides emergency shelter and essential household items
Discover how ShelterBox responds around the world
Have a go at packing one of our iconic ShelterBoxes
Falcon House
Charles Street
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID19) the visitor centre is closed for the foreseeable future


Europe’s only disaster response visitor centre is in the heart of Truro. Discover what it takes for ShelterBox to respond to natural disasters. This unique attraction is interactive, inspiring and family friendly. Free admission.

Discover the world's biggest storms this summer and find out how a Cornish charity responds to disasters around the world. Have a go at the Hurricane Challenge with your family, try packing a ShelterBox and find out about the science behind the storms in the new Weather Lab. The visitor centre is one of Cornwall's most unique attractions and is family friendly, thought provoking and inspiring, making it a great escape from a rainy Cornish day. Enjoy a day out with a difference.


Free admission.



School and group bookings welcome.

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