Liskeard and District Museum

Discover the Caradon Mining District

Liskeard and District Museum links the past, present and future of the local area through displays and resources for visitors of all ages. Foresters Hall, where the museum is housed, was originally built as a banking hall in the 1850s and has been used for many purposes since, even becoming a home for pigeons in the 1990s! Today it is a thriving, informative centre for the local community and visitors.

Reasons to Visit

  • Explore how mining, agriculture and transport changed the local landscape
  • Discover local people, organisations, trades, professions and government
  • Extensive display of photographic equipment
  • Research facilities and resources for family and building history

Planning your visit


Liskeard and District Museum
Foresters Hall
Pike Street

PL14 3JE


01579 356087


Opening times

Weekdays 10am to 4pm

Saturday 10am to 1pm

Sunday closed

Closed for a period in winter to prepare exhibitions, this varies, visitors are advised to check with the museum before attending



Travel guide

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