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

Visiting Us


ADDITIONAL TEMPORARY LIBRARY CLOSURE (for repainting Library after Christmas & New Year):  closed from 4pm Weds. 19th Dec 2018 until 10am Tues. 5th Feb. 2019.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

The Museum will be closed from December 24th-January 2nd 

Opening Times:

Open 7 days a week: 10am-4.45pm

16’s and under are 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.

Annual Pass- ‘Friends Pass’ 
Visit the Museum free for a year, for only £12
friendship form d.d gift aid sign up

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

Download our Accessibility Guide to the Royal Cornwall Museum for more information
sensory map
A visit to Royal Cornwall Museum Social Story Easy Read


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: www.traveline.info
Address – Royal Cornwall Museum, River Street, Truro, TR1 2SJ

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