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Royal Cornwall Museum

Royal Cornwall Museum 25 River Street, Truro TR1 2SJ, England
+44 1872 272205
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Not a Large Museum

But it does have a very good café. This is rather a small museum dedicated to Cornwall and, as it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Des H
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Hull
BRILLIANT!

This museum is brilliant, it does fabulous workshops and seems to know something in nearly all... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lily P
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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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Explore 1000s of historical objects from both Cornwall and the rest of the world, along with one of the county's finest art collections. Also open on Bank Holidays, and on Sundays in August.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Royal Cornwall Museum 25 River Street, Truro TR1 2SJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

But it does have a very good café. This is rather a small museum dedicated to Cornwall and, as it is a charity, it does charge an admission fee. The exhibits are displayed over two floors and, whilst some are permanent, some rooms have a...More

Thank Des H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is brilliant, it does fabulous workshops and seems to know something in nearly all aspects of history.It even has a real Egyptian mummy!

Thank Lily P
Reviewed 5 November 2017

I didn't know what to expect but was absolutely fascinated by this little gem. Unfortunately I only had about 1 1/2 hours as they were closing, so I would definitely visit again to learn about Cornish fauna and flora and all the geology!

Thank klangewellpott
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

£5.50 for adults to get in and worth every penny! Our two year old son loved the education section, so much for him to do in there, dress up, buttons to press that played different bird noises, stuffed animals, there really was so much to...More

Thank Hannah D
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

I visited today (Thursday) with my 11 year old daughter. We had a fabulous time. We thoroughly enjoyed the Egyptian exhibition. I'd like to add how helpful the young lady on reception was. I had some heavy shopping bags and asked if they had bag...More

Thank SheNoHitTarget
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I visited here last week with my family, and we were pleasantly taken aback by the amazing value for money at just £5.50 per adult for a couple of hours of wandering around and seeing such interesting objects on display. It beats a great deal...More

Thank Abi P
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

My son loved visiting the museum he learnt so much, he had also taken part in the summer activities which involved crafts and making Roman pots.

Thank abbyskye79
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

This is a great little museum especially for children. There is a very hands on section where they can play, explore and learn. There is a workshop attached where lots of activities go on. There is a reasonable priced shop with very educational learning toys...More

Thank mesh18
Reviewed 9 September 2017

visited on a day trip to Truro ,the museum was interesting especially the mining history and the exhibition of rocks,it took ages to read about all of them,anyone interested in geology would be fascinated. We missed some things as time was getting late but would...More

Thank jennifer l
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Next door to Royal Cornwall Museum. Pleasant light airy decor. Plenty of room. Fresh local healthy delicious freshly-prepared food. Very generous portions. Not cheapest but good value for money. Imaginative selection of vegetarian and vegan, also gluten-free food. The staff will do their best to...More

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