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Address & Telephone

Royal Cornwall Museum, River Street, Truro, Cornwall, TR12SJ.
Tel 01872 272205

Entry Charges

Children (aged 18 and under) can visit free.
Adults £4.50  for an annual pass - pay once get in free all year!
For disabled visitors the charge still applies but if you have one or more support carers they may enter for free.

RIC Members Free
National Art Pass, Museums Association Members and Cornwall Heritage Volunteers Free

Opening Hours

Museum: Monday - Saturday 10am - 4.45pm - last admission at 4pm.
Courtney Library: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10am - 1pm and 2pm - 4pm and Saturday 10am - 1pm.

The Museum and Library will not be open on Sundays or Bank Holidays.

Closures

During the year there are times when we need to close the museum or galleries to facilitate work in the galleries, set up for special events or as a result of staff shortages. It is always best to ring before a visit. We apologise for any inconvenience it may cause.

Please note that on Friday 4 April the Museum will close early at 3:30pm

Access

Most of the museum and library is accessible to wheelchair users. It has ramps and a lift. Please let us know if a member of your group needs additional help. For visually impaired visitors, we have a raised map of the museum in large print and Braille. For disabled visitors the entry charge applies but if you have one or more support carers they may enter for free.

Car Parking

Secure parking is available at nearby Moorfield, Pydar Street and Edward Street car parks. Disabled visitors with blue badges can park outside the front of the museum for up to 3 hours

Coach Parking

It is normally possible for coaches to drop-off  directly outside the museum.

Toilets

Toilet facilities for Museum visitors are located on both floors of the museum. There are baby changing facilities on the ground and first floor and toilets for the disabled on both floors.

Getting to us

Train: 0.5 miles from Truro Train Station
Bus: The Park and Ride from Threemilestone stops and picks up right outside the museum.
The following buses stop outside the museum:
14, 18, X18, 27, 40, 43, 84, 85, 304, 403, 520, 522, 583, 585, 586, 587, 596
Car: Nearest car parks are Moorfield and Edward Street car parks. Alternatively please use the Park and Ride service from Threemilestone - its cheaper and faster!

Inside the Museum

Click here for a floor plan of the Museum pdf document

Click here for a location map of the Museumpdf document

Map showing the location and directions to the Royal Cornwall Museum

Directions to Moorfield Car Park:

From Falmouth

Straight across at Arch Hill multi-roundabout down Falmouth Road and Lemon Street. Turn second left into Charles Street and then second right into Calenick Street. Moorfield Car Park is then on the right after L2 nightclub.

From A30 west via Treliske Hospital

Turn left down Station Road and Richmond Hill at County Hall Roundabout. Turn right at mini roundabout into City Road and turn second left available into Calenick Street. Moorfield Car Park is then on the right after L2 nightclub.

Plan Your Visit