12th century Lostwithiel was an important town and major port, becoming the capital of Cornwall in the 13th century.
Today's fully accredited museum is a registered charity run by volunteers. Housed in a Georgian building, it aims to record, preserve and stimulate interest in local social and economic history by a varied display of objects, documets and photographs. A reference section focuses on the town's development and family histories.
Mid April - end September
Other times by appointment throughout the year.
Archaeology, Archives, Weapons and War, Costume and Textiles, Natural Sciences, Medicine, Coins and Medals, Personalities, Science and Technology, Social History, Land Transport
16 Fore Street