We have some exciting news to share with everyone, we the museum formerly known as “Helston Museum” are jumping into a new era with a new name more suited to us and what we do best. We would like to welcome you to the new “Museum of Cornish Life, Helston” we needed to change our
South Kerrier Heritage Trust Job Description and Person Specification Assistant Museum Curator Internship at Helston Museum Salary: £7.83 per hour Hours: 5 days per week (37.5hours) – flexible working but will include some evenings and Saturdays Contract: 6 Months (1 October 2018 – 31 March 2019) Place of work:Read More
The elaborate silver gilt dress hook would have been paired with a matching loop, similar to modern day hooks and eyes, and would have been part of a set which fastened the front of his jacket instead of buttons.
An expensive loss at the time – but after being unearthed by metal detectorist Rosemary Rundle back in 2015, the tiny but exquisite item will shortly be acquired by the museum, with the help of the Friends of Helston Museum who are helping with the purchase costs.Read More
Thanks to Heritage Lottery Funding we were able to undertake a huge project to digitise our entire photographic collection. We wanted to make them more easily accessible for everyone and the resulting website is a fantastic new resource for anyone wanting to research the history of the area or if you just want to take a look back at Helston through the years.Read More
Helston Museum has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence for the third year in a row. Now in its seventh year, the achievement celebrates visitor attractions that have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include restaurants, accommodations and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience.Read More