Museums and Galleries

Saint Ives Museum

Situated just away from the town centre, overlooking Bamaluz beach is St Ives town museum. The exhibitions and collections reflect the fishing, railway, tourism and mining that have defined the town.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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