Museums and Galleries in Cornwall

  • Arthurian Centre // Camelford

    Located at Slaughterbridge, on the site of King Arthur's last battle, and is dedicated to telling the stories of Arthur and his knights

  • The Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden features works in bronze, stone and wood in addition to paintings, drawings and other archive material

  • Bodmin Jail // Bodmin

    Bodmin Jail, which was built as the County Prison in 1778 and was notorious for its cramped conditions and public hangings, is now a fascinating museum

  • Bodmin Town Museum // Bodmin

    Town museum charting the history of Bodmin from the Ston Age through to the Victorian heyday and World War II. Varied collections including natural history, military and a recreation Cornish kitchen

  • Wide range of cycling memorabilia housed in an old Victorian railway station in Camelford

  • There are more than a quarter of a million shipwrecks around the coasts of Britain and the Charlestown Shipwreck Centre illustrates a sample of these in photography and salvaged cargo

  • Cornish Mines and Engines is an engine house and collection of beam engines and other industrial artefacts owned by the National Trust

  • Regarded as amongst the finest military museums in the South West, Cornwall's Regimental Museum is located in the Keep, close to Bodmin town centre.

  • Located on the Second World War airfield on Davidstow Moor, the museum primarily covers the history of RAF Davidstow moor.

  • Fowey Museum // Fowey

    Housed in one of the oldest buildings in Fowey this single room museum is packed full of artefacts relating to the history of this ancient harbour town.

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