Supporting Helston Museum

Para Hen-Hellys is a membership group dedicated to supporting Helston Museum.
The annual subscription is £25, this goes directly to supporting the running costs of the Museum, which is managed by local charity South Kerrier Heritage Trust.
(Charity Number 1151834)


We need your help!

We are committed to free entry to the Museum for everyone; with your kind donations we can make this a reality for future generations and ensure that Helston Museum can continue to be the treasure it truly is.



South Kerrier Heritage Trust is a charity established by the local community specifically to protect, manage and develop Helston Museum, their objectives are:
“To manage, maintain and develop Helston Museum for the benefit of the public and to advance education in the heritage, arts and crafts of the South Kerrier area”

HelstonMuseum is reputed to be the largest social history collection in Cornwall. In addition to maintaining the collection and constantly improving access to the exhibits, we work with schools, community groups, academics, artists and researchers and do lots 'behind the scenes' to look after our unique collection.


ParaHen-Hellys is also open to corporate membership for local businesses.

Have your Name/Logo displayed as a Supporter on the Helston Museum website.
Recieve the Para Hen-Hellys newsletter every six months, keeping you up-to-date with developments, exhibitions, events and acquisitions.
Invitations to Private Views at the Gallery and Events.
Discounts for staff (subject to prior booking) on the monthly lecture programme through the autumn and winter months.

Leaving a legacy is one of the most important and enduring ways in which you can support Helston Museum. You can make a lasting contribution to the future of Helston Museum by remembering South Kerrier Heritage Trust in your will. Whatever the amount, your bequest will have an impact in enabling the Trust to preserve this remarkable museum and to enrich the lives of visitors and the local community for current and future generations.

Legacies will create a special fund which Trustees will use to support projects and activities that further the Trust’s objectives of preservation, access and education, and help to secure Helston Museum’s long-term future