We are open all year except for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day, and Good Friday. For opening times over the Christmas period, please check here or our Facebook page, or telephone us. Admission is FREE. We can offer a full guided tour of the museum - approximately 1 hour - at a cost of £30. Please call the museum to pre-book. Maximum group size for the tour is 25. Please note, the museum will be CLOSED on Flora Day, which USUALLY, but not always, falls on May 8th. Please check before visiting us.

To book out of hours tours or visits, please contact us. 

If you wish to research our collections, please contact us - we can arrange for items to be brought out from storage.

There is disabled access to all floors, but please bear in mind that the museum is housed in an old building with uneven, sloping granite floors. We have a disabled toilet and baby change facilities.

Dogs are welcome on leads.

The nearest Pay and display car park is on Wendron Street, TR13 8PS. Turn right out of the car park and walk down to the junction, turn right again by the granite bench and look for the cannon at the bottom of the steps. 

There is some limited disabled parking outside the museum.


Helston  Museum, Market Place, Helston, Cornwall TR13 8TH

01326 564027

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