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ShelterBox Visitor Centre

  • Truro
  • Indoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction Information

Take an insight look into charity work at ShelterBox Visitor Centre in Truro. The whole family will have a chance to get involved in the interactive displays.

There’s always a helpful volunteer at hand to give you a tour and answer your questions about the mission of ShelterBox. Exploring the Visitor Centre often prompts kids to get involved in educational discussions about serious topics, such as disasters and war.

Take the opportunity to peek inside tents and shelters, and find out what it takes to move aid quickly to a disaster zone. Kids can get involved and pack up their own survival box. Working out what’s needed depending on the climate and handling a real survival kit keeps little ones engaged.

  • Learn about how ShelterBox helps people around the world
  • Great hands on experiences for children
  • Perfect to do on a rainy day
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Opening hours

Monday to Friday 10:00 - 17:00
From 28th March 2020
Saturdays 10:00 - 16:00
Monday to Friday 10:00 - 17:00
February 17th to 22nd 2020
Everyday 10:00 - 17:00
March 28th to April 18th 2020
Everyday 10:00 - 16:00

Last Entry

30 minutes before attraction closes


Free admission

Travel & Contact Information


Falcon House, Charles Street, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2PH, England

Phone number

01872 302600



Click here to visit ShelterBox Visitor Centre's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

ShelterBox Visitor Centre has not told us about their parking.

Yes, there are toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

ShelterBox Visitor Centre has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

There are baby food warming facilities.

ShelterBox Visitor Centre has not told us about their dining options.

Yes, ShelterBox Visitor Centre is wheelchair friendly.

Yes, ShelterBox Visitor Centre have stated they are pushchair friendly.

No dogs allowed

Additional Info

Additional information

Public Transport

ShelterBox visitor centre is located at ShelterBox HQ in the heart of Truro. It’s a short walk from the Cathedral and right next to Moorfield car park. It’s also a five minute walk from the train station and park and ride drop off point.

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