Lunchtime Walk and Talks

Wednesday 4th November, 1.00pm - 2.00pm
The Portrayal of Self: Exploring Shee's portrait of Sir Hussey Vivian

Thursday 10th December, 1.00pm - 2.00pm
The Ballads of Waterloo


Anyone can become a Member of The RIC.

  • Lectures
  • Talks
  • Events
  • Exhibition Private Views
  • Annual RIC Journal
  • Bi-annual Newsletters
  • Admission to the Museum and Library

We hope you will join us
Only £35 per annum

Family Events

There is always something wonderful for families to do at the Royal Cornwall Museum

  • Explorer backpacks
  • Interactive exhibitions
  • Special workshops
  • Dressing up
  • Hands on fun
  • Natural History Discovery centre
  • Play the ‘Ancientopoly’ board game
  • Build a Greek Temple
  • Have a go in the mummy factory

Find out about our special family events here


The Royal Cornwall Museum has been collecting for nearly 200 years.

  • Prehistoric Cornwall
  • Ancient Egypt, Rome and Greece
  • Beautiful art from Cornwall and beyond
  • Amazing minerals from our internationally acclaimed collection
  • Cornish science and invention
  • A unique and long established Cornish archive

…these collections will help you discover Cornwall’s history and its connections to the world