"The BIGGEST Little Museum in Cornwall"

The museum is housed in a Georgian building on Fore Street in central Lostwithiel. It was originally the Corn Exchange and has also been a school-room, a butchers, a magistrate's court, a Fire Station and the town jail.

The museum was opened on 21st August 1971 and it is now is now a fully accredited museum and a registered charity, which is run entirely by volunteers.

Update 29th November 2021

The Museum is closed for the 2021 season.
We will reopen
on Monday 4th April 2022.

During the closed season we are developing a virtual 3D tour of the museum.

Check the current status of our 3D project via this link

Our latest window display was launched in early January 2022 and tells the story of several royal visits to Lostwithiel. More photos available on our flickr pages.