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Cornwall's Regimental Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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A good find

Found this museum through the railway down the road and it was a pleasant surprise. Good varied... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2015
Nicola M
via mobile
Very interesting Museum

This museum is fantastic! It's on two floors & the amount of information is unbelievable. If you... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2015
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Explore one of Bodmin’s most imposing historic buildings, Bodmin Keep. Discover a warm welcome at Cornwall’s Regimental Museum, a fun and friendly attraction, suitable for all the family. Open 7 days a week during school holidays. Situated close to...more
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Castle Canyke Road | The Keep, Victoria Barracks, Bodmin PL31 1EG, England
+44 1208 72810
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Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

Found this museum through the railway down the road and it was a pleasant surprise. Good varied selection of exhibitions with just the right amount of information, the wall of medals was particularly interesting. Great value for money, will definitely pop in again, we're sure...More

Thank Nicola M
Reviewed 21 May 2015

This museum is fantastic! It's on two floors & the amount of information is unbelievable. If you want to take it all in, two visits are a must & it only cost £5 each, but half price if you produce your ticket from the railway...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2015

We were unaware of this museum until it was pointed out to us at the Steam Railway (you get a discount if you show your steam railway ticket!). It is spread out over three floors with thankfully a quiet reading room on the top floor....More

Thank Reikijo
Reviewed 28 April 2015

My husband and I visited this museum last week and were most impressed. Having visited many regimental museums in the last few years, this must rank as one of the best. Everything is well laid out, in date order and there are plenty of seats...More

Reviewed 28 November 2014

I've never been too keen on army museums with their rows of uniforms and oil paintings of long-forgotten colonels with monocles and moustaches. However, this museum is different and I was pleased to stumble on this little gem in Bodmin. This is the regimental museum...More

2  Thank Andyvon
Reviewed 11 November 2014

A fantastic hidden gem in Bodmin, covers 400 years of history. Excellent displays and an incredible collection of medals and small arms. Also a tribute to the wonderful harry patch.

1  Thank K2Z
Reviewed 30 October 2014

Having family served in the forces it was so interesting to see so much detail and read about many of the wars and places these men had to serve it made me proud of what hardships they went to for us all.

1  Thank margaret W
Reviewed 30 October 2014

Took our 7 year old lad for a walk round, greeted by a really friendly lady on reception who explained things and we paid our £6 entrance (great value) On walking round the history of the regiment is clearly laid out with some great artefacts...More

1  Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 29 October 2014 via mobile

Amazing little FREE museum all about Bodmin and Cornwalls history in a beautiful old building! Has so many interesting artifacts and information for a tiny little space. Lovely friendly staff and I learnt so much. My favourite thing was the first ever Bodmin fire engine...More

1  Thank EleanorFaye
Reviewed 3 October 2014

this is a cracking little museum, so much packed in a small space, you literally can be there for hours, with all the info and artifacts on display. I was taken aback by the room containing all the guns. In 1957, my dad did his...More

1  Thank markbelah
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2 August 2016|
Response from Sophie H | Property representative |
Yes, we have a limited amount of free parking at the rear of the museum. There is also limited free on-street parking alongside the museum in Castle Canyke Road and a Pay and Display car park 100 metres level walk along... More
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