Classic Air Force, Newquay
www.classicairforce.com History still flies at Classic Air Force, with a unique collection of vintage aircraft - most of which still fly! Explore the giant VC10 airborne refueller, try the flight simulator or just browse an ever-changing collection of early jets and classic propliners. You can even fly in some of them yourself!
tel. 01637 860717Map for TR8 4HP
Helston Folk Museum, Helston
www.museumsincornwall.org.uk/... Great children's section. If without children, perhaps a pint of the famous Spingo at The Blue Anchor then down the road to Trelowarren Bistro for a 'cheap but posh' lunch!
tel. 01326 564027Map for TR13 8TH
King Edward Mine Museum, Troon, Camborne
www.kingedwardmine.co.uk King Edward Mine Museum has won several awards because of its authenticity. One of our experts will be your guide and show you how the tin was processed using the original historic equipment. The mill is in still in working order so it is easy to imagine working here in Edwardian times.The museum and the mill are under cover making this a great attraction for a wet day.
tel. 01209 614681Map for TR14 9DP
Lawrence House Museum, Launceston
www.lawrencehousemuseum.org.uk/ Free entry local museum in Georgian house - local history, costume, toy room, Charles Causley exhibit, model railway, lovely garden, something for all
tel. 01566 773277Map for PL15 8BA
Magnificent Music Machines, Nr Liskeard
www.paulcorinmusic.co.uk Described by Holiday Which? as 'a delightfully eccentric museum created on the back of one man's passion for music boxes, Wurlitzer's, and organs of yesteryear. Paul personally guides you around his collection, treating you to performances and dipping into his encyclopaedic knowledge.'
tel. 01579 343108Map for PL14 4SH
Museums in Cornwall
www.museumsincornwall.org.uk is a website compiled and maintained by the Royal Cornwall Museum. It's a really useful map-based site that provides a list of all Museums throughout the County, with links to their respective websites.
National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Falmouth
tel. 01326 313388Map for TR11 3QY
Padstow Museum, Above the Mens Institute - Market Strand – Padstow
www.padstowmuseum.co.uk A delightful little local museum based of the social history of the Port of Padstow covering the 19th/20 century including – Shipbuilding – lifeboats – Railway – Mayday Obby Oss Celebrations.
tel. 01841 532470Map for PL28 8AL
Perranzabuloe Museum Trust, Perranzabuloe
www.perranzabuloemuseum.co.uk Interesting local Museum in seaside town with artefacts, photographs, posters, etc. explaining the real history of the area, from St. Piran to Surfing
tel. 01872 572341Map for TR6 0HG
Porthcurno Telegraph Museum , Porthcurno
tel. 01736 810966Map for TR19 6JX
Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro
www.royalcornwallmuseum.org.uk A wonderful collection of galleries and exhibitions including treasures from the classical world and those found in Cornwall itself.
tel. 01872 272205Map for TR1 2SJ
St Agnes Museum, St Agnes
www.stagnesmuseum.org.uk Lively Museum telling the history of St Agnes Parish, a World Heritage Site. Mining, the old harbour, a leatherback turtle, a Cuckoo Hunt and Turtle Treasure Chest for children and much more. Open daily Easter to October, 10.30am - 5.00pm. Admission free.
tel. 01872 553228Map for TR5 0PA
St Austell Brewery Visitor Centre, St Austell
www.staustellbrewery.co.uk Explore St Austell Brewery's interactive museum and learn the fascinating story of our pubs, our beers, our wines and spirits and the Cornish families who created them over the years. Walk through the Victorian Brewery and experience the whole brewing process find out about the secret spring that supplies our water and learn about the crucial fermentation stage. End your tour at the Hicks Bar for some essential sampling of our award winning beers plus the chance to enjoy home cooked pub food and snacks prepared to order.
tel. 0845 2411122Map for PL25 4BY
The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry Regimental Museum, Bodmin
tel. 01208 72810Map for PL31 1EG
Wayside Museum & Trewey Mill, Zennor, Near St Ives
www.facebook.com/WaysideMuseumAndWorkingWaterMill An evocative and unique collection of over 5000 artefacts established over 75 years ago, set within the garden and buildings of a 16th century Miller's cottage and watermill. Trewey Mill is a rare example and one of only two in Cornwall that produces flour today. A 'magical' Cornish treasure trove detailing the lives of people who have lived and worked in and around the ancient and beautiful landscape of Zennor.
2014 Admission: Adults £3.95 - Children (5-16yrs) £2.75 (includes family quiz trail) - Family ticket £12.00 (2 adults and 2 children)
Opening Times: April and October 10.30am - 4.30pm - May to end of September, 10.30am - 5.30pm - Closed on Saturdays except during public and school holidays - We welcome Group Visits by prior arrangement.
tel. 01736 796945Map for TR26 3DA
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