Museums and Galleries in Cornwall
Lawrence House // Launceston
Fine example of a Georgian town house. Owned by the National Trust, now used by Launceston Town Council as a museum and civic centre
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
Jamaica Inn // Launceston
The coaching house immortalised by Daphne du Maurier in her novel of the same name, has stood on a high point Bodmin Moor for more than four centuries
The Courtroom Experience // Bodmin
A Victorian murder mystery set in the original county courtrooms of Bodmin's Shire Hall.
Cornwall's Regimental Museum // Bodmin
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.
Cornish Mines and Engines // Redruth
Cornish Mines and Engines is an engine house and collection of beam engines and other industrial artefacts owned by the National Trust
Charlestown Shipwreck Centre // St Austell
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
National Maritime Museum // Falmouth
The National Maritime Museum provides an interactive display of boats and their various functions in industry and recreation.
Davidstow Airfield and Cornwall at War Museum // Camelford
Located on the Second World War airfield on Davidstow Moor, the museum primarily covers the history of RAF Davidstow moor.
Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden // St Ives
The Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden features works in bronze, stone and wood in addition to paintings, drawings and other archive material