Bodmin Town Museum

Bodmin Town Museum

Bodmin Town Museum is situated at the heart of Bodmin and has some fascinating artefacts and information on Bodmin’s history from the earliest times through until the end of World War II The museum tells the story of the town from the earliest times until the end of World War II.

The story unfolds through objects, photographs, text panels and a room setting. The visitor steps back in time when viewing the Cornish kitchen with its scrubbed-top pine table, cooking utensils and black-leaded kitchen range.

The story of Bodmin during World War II is depicted through photographs, objects, text panels, uniforms and posters. `Echoes of Bodmin Moor’ exhibition on display. Family friendly we have a popular quiz for children.

Disabled access is restricted Bodmin Town Museum is situated on the lower ground floor of The Public Rooms on Mount Folly in the centre of the town.

It’s geological collection displays ores, fossils and minerals.

Collections include:

Local History

Family History

Social History




Bronze Age Culture

Agricultural exhibits

Religious History





Fire Service

Law and Order

World War II


Bodmin Town Museum

Mount Folly


PL31 2HQ

Tel: 00 44 (0)1208 77067

Open: Easter – End September

Mon – Fri

10:30 am – 4:30 pm


10:30 am – 2:30 pm


Mon – Sat

10:30 am – 2:30 pm