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Visiting the Museums in Cornwall

You should book one of the Cornwall holiday cottages for your Newquay holidays so that you can visit the museums in Cornwall. In case you are wondering how to organise your museum tours in Cornwall or what to see, here are some information to help you in your endeavour.

Bodmin Town Museum

If learning about the local history of Cornwall during your Newquay holidays is a cherished dream, visiting the Bodmin Town Museum can help. At this local history museum, you will see a typical Cornish kitchen, a wide collection of minerals, ores and fossils, artefacts, photographs and text relating to the Second World War, agriculture, the fire service, law and order, wildlife, archaeology, railways and Victoriana. In fact, the types of collection of this museum are categorised into Geology, Military, Local History, Religious History, Archaeology, Agricultural, Bronze Age Culture, and Social History, thus making it easy for visitors to choose the sections that interest them the most.

The Bodmin Town Museum offers various children’s activities too, thus making it an entertaining place for even the tiny-tots. Pet owners, especially those having dogs, can visit it without any difficulty as the museum is dog friendly. So, make your plans to visit this place from the Cornwall holiday cottages that you have booked for your sojourn at the place.

Callington Heritage Centre

Located on Liskeard Road in Callington, this museum takes you on a tour of the town of Callington and most of its neighbouring parishes. The chief concern of this museum is to depict the mining history of the area, along with the agricultural past and the social history of the place.

The artefacts and documents of this museum are categorised into Industrial Heritage, Geology, Bronze Age Culture, Religious, Local and Social History. The Callington Heritage Centre is accessible to disabled people, thus enabling such people to step back in time and enjoy a slice of the past. Even free facilities and access to computer are offered for family history research at this museum.

So, make sure to come to this museum during your Newquay holidays to explore it. You can also visit the museum while staying at the Cornwall holiday cottages.

Falmouth Art Gallery

Falmouth Art Gallery is situated at the Municipal Building of The Moor. It was established in 1978 to house the permanent collection of the town comprising of 100 works on oil and 200 works on paper, most of which were donated by private collectors. Whether you are spending time in one of the Cornwall holiday cottages or are on your Newquay holidays, visiting this nationally accredited museum is worth your time. Some popular collection of this museum include the works by major British artists like Dame Laura Knight RA, Sir Frank Brangwyn RA, Charles Napier Hemy RA, Henry Scott Tuke RA – to name just a few.

These are just a few of the museums you can visit during your Newquay holidays while staying at the Cornwall holiday cottages.

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