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Tweets from Lostwithiel Musuem


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"The BIGGEST Little Museum in Cornwall"

  The museum is housed in a Georgian building on Fore Street. It was originally the Corn Exchange and  has also been a school-room, a butchers, then a magistrate's court and the town jail. Nowadays the building houses the Guildhall, which is used for meetings of Lostwithiel Town Council, above the museum.
The museum was founded in 1972 and  it is now is now a fully accredited museum and a registered charity, which is run entirely by volunteers
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2018  SEASON

Page updated 29th  March 2018

The Museum reopened for the 2018 season on Monday 26th March 2018 and will close on Friday 26th October. The museum will be open from 10- 30am to 4-30pm Monday to Friday and from 10- 30am to 2-30pm on  Saturday. The museum is closed on Sundays, expect for special events such as LostFest on Sunday May 20th 2018.

LATEST NEWS
Lostwithiel Museum won three awards at the Cornwall Heritage Awards. -  Read More
Our new leaflet for 2018 is now available. - Download a copy here
We are currently looking for more volunteers. - Find out more

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Our Window Display for July 2018

Our latest Window display highlights some of the historic buildings within walking distance of central Lostwithiel.


Click on image above for larger view

The countryside around Lostwithiel is full of interest: there’s the River, the woodland, the Castle, old churches, industrial heritage, myths and legends, secluded spots and superb scenery.

Our new walks guide comprises 8 short walks, suitable for a half day excursion, or longer if you wish. Available to buy in the museum at just £3.00 each.  More pictures from our July display may be viewed on our flickr page.  The full text of the descriptions in the window may be read via this link.

Thanks to Jeff Pearce from  Mellingly Holiday Cottage for sponsoring our display.


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Lostwithiel Museum display
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