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Sharing Stories of Cornish Life

We are closed from Thursday 5 November and intend to re-open on Thursday 3 December.

You can explore the museum in 3D below or watch a film about our favourite items in the museum. Visit our Whats On pages for events and our Learning pages for things to make and do. Our Collections pages have object focused articles and digital tours.

Museum of Cornish Life in 3D

Thanks to Ocean 3D you can virtual visit the museum from the comfort of your own home. Click on the map below to explore our lovely old fashioned museum, housed in the town’s historic Market Buildings. Spread over three floors, their are thousands of objects to investigate and discover.