St Agnes Museum is now open daily from 10:30am to 4:30pm. Everyone is welcome, and admission is free.

How to get here
The Lady Agnes

Join us and become a Friend/Member

Become a Friend/Member of the St Agnes Museum Trust and help us celebrate the history of St Agnes. Benefits include a yearly journal and newsletters.

St Agnes Museum

Visiting information

The Museum is now open daily from 10:30 to 4:30 until 31 October.

Watch belonging to Harold Llewellyn Twite

Become a St Agnes Museum Volunteer

If you would like to be, or would be interested in becoming, a Volunteer at St Agnes Museum, please let us know here.

Postcard of Wheal Friendly Mine by Sammy Solway

What’s in our collection

St Agnes Museum is full of artefacts about the Parish of St Agnes. There’s lots about our rich mining and maritime history and items relating to farming, folklore, religion and archaeology.

Ship in St Agnes Harbour, c1907

History of St Agnes

St Agnes and the outlying villages and hamlets of Mount Hawke, Porthtowan, Mithian, Trevellas and Blackwater have a long and interesting history.

Sam and the Leatherback Turtle

Sam and the Leatherback Turtle

The children’s story Sam and the Leatherback Turtle was written for our younger visitors by Carol Morgan, and recorded for us by Bruce Alexander.