Celebrating 200 Years of the Royal Institution of Cornwall Find Out More

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

Family Activities


Make sure you call the museum in advance to book and avoid disappointment on 01872 272205!
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Brand new family trail available now!
From mighty giants to golden treasures, discover the stories of Cornwall’s past.

Explorer Backpacks!
Borrow a backpack filled with binoculars, explorers hat, drawing materials and fun activities and have fun navigating the halls with the children

Do you love museums?  Are you aged between 7 and 14 years?
If so, the new RCM Museum Club may be just the thing for you!

Museum Club gives young visitors the chance to delve deeper into the treasures of the museum.

Discover more about the collections and exhibitions, through a range of activities including object handling, art and craft making, and creative writing.  Explore the historical, the beautiful and the weird and wonderful! FIND OUT MORE