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Summer at Royal Cornwall Museum

Join the Royal Cornwall Museum for a summer of fun in Our Great Little City. 

Journey through time at the Handling History sessions, create your own treasures on Treasure Tuesdays, and explore the museum on the Treasure Trail. 

See below for more information.

Lego Treasure Club

When: Every Tuesday - Saturday from Tuesday 26th July - Wednesday 31st August

Time: 10.00 - 16.00

Cost: Free with an annual pass - under 18's go free!

Description: Create a treasured object out of Lego! This could be an object you have seen at the summer exhibitions, the museum’s permanent collection, or a treasured item from home.

Leave your Lego treasure at the museum for a chance to put it on display, or take it home with you for a £5 donation.

Timings are non bookable, you may have to wait for a space during peak times.

All children must be accompanied by an adult, this is an unfacilitated drop in session.

For more info email

Treasure Hunt

When: Every Tuesday - Saturday from Tuesday 26th July - Wednesday 31st August

Time: 10.00 - 16.00

Cost: £2 to enter the trail.

Description: Enter at the front desk and start searching the Royal Cornwall Museum for treasure.

Treasure Tuesdays

When: Tuesdays from Tuesday 26th July - Tuesday 30th August

Times: Various times throughout the day- click here to find out more.

Cost: £2 per child - free for adults.

Booking: Booking essential - click here.

Description: Join the museum for weekly Treasure Tuesday sessions, as part of the summer exhibition series at Royal Cornwall Museum. Learn about the treasures of the museum and create your own treasure. There will be a new theme each week.

Suitable for ages 6+, children must be accompanied by an adult.

Handling History

When: Every Wednesday from Wednesday 27th July - Wednesday 31st August 

Time: 10.00 - 12.00 - drop-in session

Cost: Free with an annual pass, under 18's go free!

Description: Have a closer look at objects from the museum's collection and handle treasures of Cornwall.

Toddler Thursdays

When: Every Thursday

Time: Sessions at 10.30 and 14.30

Cost: Free with an annual pass, toddlers go free!

Description: Drop-in storytelling, song and craft sessions for toddlers and their grown-ups.