17 Best Museums and Art Galleries In St Columb Major Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Museums and Art Galleries In St Columb Major

We've rounded up the best museums and art galleries in St Columb Major in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 17 St Columb Major museums and art galleries to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including tourist attractions. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the museums and art galleries we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Ships at Charlestown Shipwreck Centre in St Austell

Charlestown Shipwreck Centre

  • St Austell
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Charlestown Shipwreck Centre, housed in old china clay loading premises on the waterfront, has an interesting collection of objects that have been re...

Girl at ShelterBox Visitor Centre in Truro

ShelterBox Visitor Centre

  • Truro
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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...

Outside view of Daphne du Mauriers Smugglers Museum in Launceston

Daphne du Mauriers Smugglers Museum

  • Launceston
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Probably the finest collection of smuggling artefacts in the country, featuring 'The History Of Jamaica Inn' an educational and historical theatre sh...

Kids watching boats on indoor lake at National Maritime Museum Cornwall in Falmouth

National Maritime Museum Cornwall

  • Falmouth
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

National Maritime Museum Cornwall are Triple Award Winners, voted Visitor Attraction of the Year two years running at the Cornwall Tourism Awards: al...

Outside view of Pendennis Castle in Falmouth

Pendennis Castle

  • Falmouth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Pendennis Castle is acknowledged to be one of the finest fortresses built by Henry VIII, so history buffs and imaginative kids are in for a treat! Yo...

Exhibition room at Museum of Witchcraft in Boscastle

Museum of Witchcraft

  • Boscastle
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Museum of Witchcraft, which can be found by the harbour in Boscastle, is amongst Cornwall's most popular museums, and houses the largest collection o...

Outside view of Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Centre in Helston

Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Centre

  • Helston
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Lizard Lighthouse Heritage Centre Established in 1619, the twin towers of Lizard Lighthouse mark the most southerly point of mainland Britain. The li...

Path at Tate St Ives

Tate St Ives

  • St Ives
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Tate St Ives is a family friendly gallery, with an interesting and varied calendar of exhibitions and displays, plus events and activities throughout...

Outside view of Morwellham Quay and Tamar Valley Trust in Tavistock

Morwellham Quay and Tamar Valley Trust

  • Tavistock
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Morwellham Quay and Tamar Valley Trust is an award winning museum attraction that forms part of a World Heritage site. Features include a historic vi...

Outside view of Merchant's House Museum in Plymouth

Merchant's House Museum

  • Plymouth
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Currently closed for conservation work until further notice. Today, the Merchant's House Museum is the largest and finest surviving example of a late...

Outside view of Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

  • Plymouth
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery has permanent galleries with extensive collections in fine art, decorative art, human history (including archaeo...

A group of boys playing at Buckland Abbey, Photo credit National Trust/John Millar

Buckland Abbey

  • Yelverton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Got little history buffs? At Buckland Abbey in Devon, you’ll discover over 700 years of history wrapped up in the beautiful abbey and estate packed f...

Staff in costumes at Geevor Tin Mine in Penzance

Geevor Tin Mine

  • Penzance
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

Interactive learning awaits at Geevor Tin Mine with hands on exhibits in the Hard Rock Museum, gold and gem panning for kids, and a trip underground!...

Boy at Porthcurno Telegraph Museum in Penzance

Porthcurno Telegraph Museum

  • Penzance
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Once the site of the largest cable communications system in the world, the Porthcurno Telegraph Museum is now the only working one in the world, with...

Exhibit at Dartmoor Prison Museum in Princetown

Dartmoor Prison Museum

  • Princetown
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Dartmoor Prison Museum, which used to be advertised as Dartmoor Prison Heritage Centre, offers the chance to learn about one of the most famous (and...

Boats along shore at Clovelly Village in Bideford

Clovelly Village

  • Bideford
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

At Clovelly Village after being welcomed with an audio visual exhibit, you are free to explore the Kingsley Museum and the Fisherman's Cottage alongs...

Street view of Museum of Dartmoor Life in Okehampton

Museum of Dartmoor Life

  • Okehampton
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Museum of Dartmoor Life is a good way to explore the history of Dartmoor. How were sheep shorn on Dartmoor? What did the inside of a Bronze Age round...

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