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

    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

  • The Public Rooms - 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

  • Charlestown Shipwreck and Heritage Centre

    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

  • Cornwall's Regimental Museum

    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. The museum covers the story of the Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry and displays collections of medals, weapons, uniforms, paintings and artefacts

  • V1 Rocket

    Located on the Second World War airfield on Davidstow Moor, the museum primarily covers the history of RAF Davidstow moor. In addition there are exhibits and information on other North Coast airfields, wartime life on the home front and some post-war military hardware.

  • Fowey Museum / Fowey

    Fowey Museum

    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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