Royal Cornwall Museum

Royal Cornwall Museum

‘The Royal Cornwall Museum is an essential place to come to if you are fascinated by Cornwall’ – Kurt Jackson, artist If you want to see an unwrapped Egyptian mummy, explorers medicine chest and a wide range of Cornish and British art then head to the Royal Cornwall Museum.

In the British Museum partnership gallery you can build a Greek temple, have a go in the Mummy Factory and crack ancient codes. The natural history gallery introduces the plants, fungi and animals of Cornwall and there is the opportunity to get up close to specimens. There’s an internationally significant mineral collection on permanent display.

So come and discover Cornwall’s unique culture from the ancient past to the present day. Explore magnificent minerals, archaeology and natural history along with an impressive collection of Newlyn School paintings and decorative art. Travel the world in a few steps with collections from Ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, South America and Japan.


Royal Cornwall Museum

River Street,




Tel: 01872 272205