Helston Folk Museum

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Housed in the former butter and meat markets, now also the Drill Hall, the museum was established in 1949. The collection is mainly Victorian and covers all aspects of life on the Lizard Peninsula. Additions in recent times include an Early Learning Area, art and costume galleries and a shop. New displays for 2009 include serpentine and wartime.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

All Year:
Mon - Sat 10:00-13:00

Holiday periods: 10:00-16:00

Closed for 1 week at Christmas

Admission charges

Free

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Land Transport, Maritime, Music, Natural Sciences, Personalities, Social History, Weapons and War, World Cultures

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Curious Collections

  • 2 February 2015 — 1 February 2016 *on now

Do you have a curious collection? We have a space within the museum dedicated to exhibiting personal collections, our current display is of a collection of model cats, so whatever you collect we want! Please don't hesitate to contact us, we would love to hear from you!,

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Free, donations welcome!

Helston Folk Museum
Old Butter Market
Market Place
Helston
Cornwall
TR13 8TH
England

Website

www.museumsincornwall.org.uk/museums/helston-folk-museum

www.cornwall.gov.uk/default.aspx?page=18157

E-mail

Helston.museum@kerrier.gov.uk

Telephone

01326 564027

Fax

01326 569714

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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