Collections

  • A mineral from our collection Geology
  • Image of tin samples from local mines around Helston, Cornwall. Local Industry
  • Shipwreck on Loe bar, porthleven cornwalll. Photographs
  • Social History Helston Museum has a vast social history collection. Dating from the 18th to the 20th century, the range of objects covers agriculture, local trades and industries, law and order, town history, home life, toys, sporting equipment, gardening, transport and health and leisure activities.
  • Archaeology The archaeology of the Lizard peninsula is represented in the museum by our small but fascinating collection.
  • Costume Helston Museum has one of the best costume collections in the South West, you can see a sample of our fabulous collection via our Sketchfab account where we have 3D scanned several dresses, this is an ongoing project and we hope to gradually digitise the rest of our fascinating collection.