Museums and Galleries in Cornwall

  • Lawrence House / Launceston

    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

    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

  • Bodmin Courtroom Experience

    A Victorian murder mystery set in the original county courtrooms of Bodmin's Shire Hall. You will play the part of the jury in the Charlotte Dymond murder trail and decide if Matthew Weeks was guilty or not.

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • National Maritime Museum Falmouth

    The National Maritime Museum provides an interactive display of boats and their various functions in industry and recreation.

  • 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.

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

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