"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.

Lostwithiel Museum closed on Friday 29th October 2022
We will reopen on Monday 3 April 2023, Closing Saturday 28 October 2023

During the closed season you can take a virtual 3D tour of the museum.

Have a look round via this link



Our new year Window display features recent acquisitions including a Sunbeam Electric Iron, a 1920's single valve wireless and a 1920's Slipper bed pan