Museums and Galleries in Cornwall

  • Newlyn Art Gallery

    Public art gallery featuring contemporary art. Located on the edge of Newlyn Green, overlooking the sea, the gallery take full advantage of its position with the recent addition of a glass pavilion.

  • The Exchange Gallery - Penzance

    Contemporary art gallery showcasing the very best of national and international contemporary art. The converted telephone exchange also has a cafe and education space

  • Established in 1990, the museum has an elaborate collection of lighthouse equipment that helps to tell the story of how an organization, Trinity House, has built and maintained lights around the coast of England and Wales for over 400 years.

  • Home to a permanent collection of Newlyn School paintings and an exhibition detailing the history of Penzance

  • Bringing the past to life through recreation of Cornish stories and legends, with realistic life size figures and fantastic sound and lighting effects.

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

  • Museum in Boscastle, housing the largest collection of witchcraft related artefacts in the world

  • 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 Wayside Folk Museum in Zennor has thousands of artefacts reflecting both the domestic and industrial history of the area

  • King Arthur's Great Halls was designed and built in the 1930s to encapsulate the world and legend of King Arthur

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