Exciting FREE Summer Holiday Family activities at the Royal Cornwall Museum including:

Messy Monday craft activities – get messy with our fabulous craft workshops. Workshops include making Egyptian jewelry and headdresses, Roman glass mosaics, stone age necklaces and more! 11am lasting approx. one hour, suitable for ages 5 years and up.

Hands on Handling – handle real objects from the Ancient World and Prehistoric Cornwall with our knowledgeable staff.  Sessions run on Tues, Weds and Thurs at 11am.  Suitable for ages 5 years and up.

Make and Take – create your own historical objects in the galleries to take home.  Sessions run on Tues, Weds and Thurs at 12 noon.  Suitable for all ages.

Stories and Handling for the Under 5’s on Thursdays at 11am.  Come and explore the galleries using stories and your imagination.


Limited places available for all activities so booking required to avoid disappointment.  Children under 8 must be supervised by an adult.  Contact the museum on 01872 272205 to book and for more information. 

Some activities may be changed.  Weekly updates will be posted here.