The archaeology of the Lizard peninsula is represented in the museum by our small but fascinating collection.
Short Films of the Archaeology Collection:
Kynance Gate is located just north of the Lizard and is home to a fascinating piece of Cornish history. At least two Bronze Age hut circles can be found on the open moorland, from which over 3000 artefacts have been excavated since their initial discovery in 1880. Finds include sherds of flint, spindle whorls, glass
Beads are one of the earliest trade goods used by humans and are even theorised to be a driving force behind the evolution of human language. The first beads were made from seashells, whereas Bronze Age beads found in the British Isles were commonly made from glass derived from plant ash. Bronze Age trade networks