Cornwall’s oldest and most prestigious museum, famed for its internationally important collections. See a myriad of minerals, view our unwrapped mummy, and discover Cornwall’s unique culture. Admire a selection from our collection of Newlyn School paintings in our Fine and Decorative Arts gallery.
The museum presents an exciting range of changing exhibitions throughout the year together with an extensive educational programme for all the family.
Royal Cornwall Museum opening hours
Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 4.45pm. Last admission 4:30pm.
Closed Sundays, Mondays and Bank Holidays
There may be a charge for special exhibitions. Please call to confirm.
The RCM is fully accessible to wheelchair users.
Courtney Library and Cornish History Research Centre
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 10.00-13.00 and 14.00-16.00
Closed Sundays, Mondays, Thursdays and Bank Holidays