"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


  WINDOW DISPLAY  March 2023

Our latest window display, prepared in collaboration with the Community Centre,  celebrates 40 years since the centre building was opened in May 1983.  Read more about history of the Community Centre via this link