Truro, Falmouth, St Austell, Truro-Falmouth Area, Land's End Peninsula, Newquay-Padstow Area, Tintagel and North Cornwall, Lizard Peninsula, Looe and South East Cornwall, Redruth-St Agnes Area, St Austell-Fowey Area, Bodmin Moor Area
The Royal Cornwall Museum (which also houses the Courtney Library: Cornish History Research Centre) is a wonderful place to find out about Cornwall’s history and cultural heritage.
As well as temporary exhibitions, the museum holds art collections ranging from old master drawings to works by Cornwall’s contemporary artists, a world famous mineral collection, Social History and Cornish archaeology - with a particularly strong bronze age collection, world cultures collection and an Egyptian gallery that includes the remains of an unwrapped mummy.
As well as family friendly events, many of the permanent galleries have activities to help families and children explore the collections.
There are toilets and café facilities on site and the museum and library are accessible for pushchairs and wheelchair users.
Admission is free for children and RIC members.
An Adults annual pass costs £12 per year.
The museum is owned by the Royal Institution of Cornwall, a registered charity.
Pets are not allowed. Smoking is not allowed
Accreditations: Accredited Museum
Free Summer Activities for Children
Adventure through history with free daily hands-on activities.