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The UK’s Greatest Museum For Cornish Life & Culture | Free For Children

Visiting Us

Opening Times:

Tue-Sat: 10am-4.45pm
Sunday: 10am-4.00pm
*Closed Mondays.

*Open Bank Holidays and School Holiday Mondays
Summer Opening: 7 days a week from 24th July- End of August.  The lift in the museum will be closed for maintenance on 30th August. 


The Museum will be closed for maintenance the week of 6th November 2017.

The Museum will be closed in January 2018 in preparation for the launch of our Bi-Centenary year

Under 16’s go FREE.
Adults: £5.50 for a day pass (tickets include a £1 voluntary donation).

Group Bookings; Groups of eight or more are charged at £3.50 per person. For more information follow here.

The Courtney Library 

Opening Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
10—1pm & 2—4pm please ring 01872 242786 or 01872 272205 to arrange an appointment.

Free for members, or £4.50 for a Library Pass.

Become a Friend 
Friend of the museum, receive an annual pass, newsletter and invitations to all our events
£10 direct debit/£12 non direct debit. Use our Friendship Form (Word document) to apply.


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Facilities and Access:
Wheelchair accessible toilets and nappy changing facilities, shop, cafe, ramp and lift.

Getting here:
Train: 0.5 miles from Truro Train Station
The Truro Park & Ride stops directly outside the Museum. For more information on public transport to the Museum:
Address – Royal Cornwall Museum, River Street, Truro, TR1 2SJ

The museum and the Courtney Library are part of the Royal Institution of Cornwall which is a charity, thank you for your support.

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