This Cornish history museum has been serving the town of Helston and the larger surrounding area since 1949 and is managed by South Kerrier Heritage Trust, (Charity Number 1151834). Our Trustees have important responsibilities and we are looking for new trustees with the vision to help us realise our future development plans. They must be
We have been chosen by Tesco’s to be part of the current bags of help at Tesco’s in Helston and both branches in Falmouth too. You can use your tokens earned whilst shopping in store to vote for us to win funding to do up our children’s play area inside the museum, much loved but
The museum has been awarded funding for fantastic new project called “Making the Invisible Visible” from Big Lottery Fund, this will lead on from the project “Cooking with Gas” which took place in early 2018 which was funded by Bright Sparks through FEAST and Cornwall Museums Partnership, supported by Arts Council England. We will be
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