St Agnes Museum

The human face of Cornish mining

Housed in a former chapel of rest, the collection tells the story of the parish of St Agnes, its history and its people, from mining to fishing. Highlights include portraits by John and Edward Opie, a huge leatherback turtle, and the Whitworth Collection depicting five generations of local village doctors from one family.

Reasons to Visit

  • Great natural history and mining displays
  • New study area for research
  • For 2011, a totally refurbished ground floor
  • A new look for the leatherback turtle
  • Improved disabled access

Planning your visit

Address

St Agnes Museum
Penwinnick Road
St Agnes
Cornwall

TR5 0PA

Telephone

01872 553228

Website

http://www.stagnesmuseum.org.uk

Opening times

Easter to end of October Open every day 10.30 - 17:00

Price

Free

Travel guide

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