Helston Museum has a vast social history collection.Dating from the 18th to the 20th century, the range of objects covers agriculture, local trades and industries, law and order, town history, home life, toys, sporting equipment, gardening, transport and health and leisure activities.

The archaeology of the Lizard peninsula is represented in the museum by our small but fascinating collection.

Helston Museum has one of the best costume collections in the South West and our exhibitions in our temporary exhibition space change regularly.

Here at Helston Museum we have a fantastic photographic collection, places, people and special events have been captured through the years and we want to share it with you.

The unique geology of the Lizard Peninsula is represented in the museum by the Leslie Truscott Mineral Collection. 



We have an extensive collection of objects relating to Helston and The Lizard's local industries such as farming, fishing & mining.