The Royal Cornwall Museum is Cornwall's oldest and most prestigious museum.
Internationally famed for its exciting range of fascinating exhibits, the museum was founded in 1818. The museum specialises in Cornish archaeology and history with an extensive exhibit covering the history of Cornwall from the Stone Age to the present day. The Museum is also famed for its fabulous collection of minerals which includes the largest Liroconite crystal ever found.
Other exhibits include a genuine Egyptian mummy, beautiful ceramics, fine and decorative art, a Cornish nature gallery and much, much more. This fascinating museum, which is located in the centre of the beautiful city of Truro, is a truly wonderful place to visit for all the family. And best of all admission is free!!