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


For more information phone 01872 272205!

Time table of activities 10am-1pm

Hands on History Hub                                                               Make and Take

Sat 26th May       Roman Trade –  make a Roman coin                                                     Make a hanging bird

Sun 27th                St Piran man of tin – stone heads                                                        Decorate a paper plate

Mon 28th              Personal Identity – write your own letter and wax seal                  Make an Egyptian amulet

Tues 29th              Every picture tells a story – stained glass                                          Make a hanging bird

Weds 30th            Fashionable Truro – make a Georgian fan                                        Make an Egyptian amulet

Thurs 31st             St Piran man of tin – make a tin bookmark                                      Decorate a paper plate

Fri 1st June          Tourism and Seaside – create your own postcard                           Make an Egyptian amulet

Sat 2nd                   Victorian Toys and Games – make a peg doll                                  Make a hanging bird

Sun 3rd                  Roman Trade – make a Roman coin                                          Decorate a paper plate

Admission Fees apply Free for under 16’s


Free Family Trails
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 8 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