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The UK’s Greatest Museum for Cornish Art and Culture | Free For Under 18s

Family Activities

Family Trail
From mighty giants to golden treasures discover the stories of Cornwall’s past with our free family trail. (A sensory easy read version of this map is also available upon request)


Autism Friendly
RCM is proud to have been awarded an Autism Friendly Award in 2018 by the National Autistic Society – please ask about our sensory backpacks, ASD-friendly trails & ear defenders which are free to borrow. You can also download Sensory Maps & Social Stories here.  We also run regular autism-friendly Relaxed Sessions throughout the year.


Explorer Bags (Age 5+)
A bag of fun to help you explore the galleries.

Discovery Bags (Under 5s)
A bag of fun to help all our younger visitor explore the galleries