Welcome to the Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro.

PLEASE NOTE
Christmas Opening times: Mon-Sat 10am-4.45pm except Bank Holidays. Closed 31st December - 2nd January.

Membership

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

Collections

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