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Helston Museum, Helston

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One of the best social history, photograph and costume collections in the South West, Helston museum is a fascinating and FREE experience, where you are guaranteed a warm welcome from staff and volunteers.

A perfect rainy day activity!
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  • Even if you have only an hour spare during your day(s) in Helston do visit the museum. It's free and a veritable Alladin's Cave of nostalgia, local and regional history and artifacts. It's crammed wit...  more »
  • Visited today after a recommendation from a friend. It was wonderful, plenty to keep the children interested. I visited with an 11, 9 and 7 year old and they loved it. They all did the museum trail (f...  more »
  • Was surprised at the internal size of this museum as from the front is decievingly small. Loaded with items from the local history and sure to bring back memories to many middle aged people of the ite...  more »
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  • Wow amazing place and free too. Well worth a visit make sure you gave a couple of hours to take it all in !
  • Fabulous little folk museum crammed full of stuff. Suitably located in a most charming and historic area of the town and run by a group of friendly enthusiasts, this place is a must for any visitor to Helston.
  • Old fashioned museum with a lot of artefacts that detail life as it used to be around Helston. Helpful staff.
  • Surprisingly large and comprehensive local museum. Displays of almost every topic of interest in Helston over last few hundred years. Needs about an hour to see it all. Free admission.
  • Great small museum well worth a visit if you like social history

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