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Visiting Us

Explore Cornish history, learn about the past, and visit new and exciting exhibitions at the Royal Cornwall Museum. Opening times, admission, and more are below. Or, if you’re interested in what’s going on at the museum, check out our events page.

Opening Times:

Monday: Closed*

Tuesday: 10:00am-4:00pm

Wednesday: 10:00am-4:00pm

Thursday: 10:00am-4:00pm

Friday: 10:00am-4:00pm

Saturday: 10:00am-4:00pm

Sunday: Closed

*During school holidays, we will remain open on Mondays


Adult tickets (this includes an annual pass): £7.50

Under 18s: FREE Entry

Group visits: Find out more about group visits at the museum

The Courtney Library:

Appointment only – Weds and Fri (10am-1pm and 2pm-4pm)

Find out more about the Courtney Library.

Getting here:

Situated in the city centre, just off the main high street, Royal Cornwall Museum is easy to reach. Find out how to get here:

By train: Get off at Truro Train Station and take a ten minute walk towards the highstreet

By bus: The Truro Park & Ride stops directly outside the Museum. For more information on public transport to the Museum:

By car: Being located in the city centre, the museum does not have any customer parking. We would recommend using the Truro Park & Ride, or parking in a local car park.

By foot: If you’re exploring the city on foot, you can reach the museum quickly and easily by turning off the high street towards the train station and Victoria Gardens.

Our address: Royal Cornwall Museum, River Street, Truro, TR1 2SJ

Any other questions? Give us a call at 01872 723230

Facilities and Access:

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

We are committed to being a museum for everyone. For more information and guides around accessibility at the museum, check out our accessibility page.

A spot of tea:

If you fancy some refreshments during your visit, the Arts Cafe is connected to the Museum. Please note that this is an independently run businesses and so opening times may differ. Please see their website for more.