Helston Museum has become the first ever winner of an award for innovation at the new Cornwall Heritage Awards.
Thanks to Ocean 3D?you can now have a virtual visit to the museum from the comfort of your own home! In case you were wondering if we really were bigger on the inside! Have a go for yourself!
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.
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.
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.