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SHIPWRECK TREASURE MUSEUM

Discover 8,000 finds from over 150 shipwrecks. Marvel at the only intact barrel of coins ever recovered from a wreck. There are gold bullion bars, ingots of copper, ship surgeon’s medicine bottles, barnacled tea sets, corroded cutlery, stacks of cannon balls and once-deadly shells and shot!

 

Look deeper and you’ll see the story of people, who sailed with those objects on the high seas. You’ll feel the ambition, expertise and bravery of the divers who seek to recover treasures from below the waves.

CHARLESTOWN ON FILM

The stories behind over 100 Hollywood films and popular TV series which have been filmed at Charlestown are revealed in the fascinating photographic gallery; Charlestown on Film. From Alice in Wonderland and Bait to Dr Who and Poldark.

PLEASE NOTE

The Charlestown Underground Tunnels are temporarily closed due to the Government Guidelines on social distancing. We hope to reopen the tunnels as soon as it is safe for us to do so.

We apologise for any disappointment.

Upcoming Events
Evenings at the Museum
Tue, Sep 22
Shipwreck Treasure Museum
Sep 22, 6:00 PM
Shipwreck Treasure Museum, Quay Rd, Charlestown Rd, Saint Austell PL25 3NJ, UK
An evening of refreshments and guided tour of the Shipwreck Treasure Museum.
Relaxed Sessions
Sat, Sep 26
Shipwreck Treasure Museum
Sep 26, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Shipwreck Treasure Museum, Quay Rd, Charlestown Rd, Saint Austell PL25 3NJ, UK
Tailored sessions at the Shipwreck Treasure Museum designed for visitors who prefer a more relaxed environment, including those with autism or other additional needs.
Relaxed Sessions
Sat, Sep 26
Shipwreck Treasure Museum
Sep 26, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Shipwreck Treasure Museum, Quay Rd, Charlestown Rd, Saint Austell PL25 3NJ, UK
Tailored sessions at the Shipwreck Treasure Museum designed for visitors who prefer a more relaxed environment, including those with autism or other additional needs.
Evenings at the Museum
Tue, Sep 29
Shipwreck Treasure Museum
Sep 29, 6:00 PM
Shipwreck Treasure Museum, Quay Rd, Charlestown Rd, Saint Austell PL25 3NJ, UK
An evening of refreshments and guided tour of the Shipwreck Treasure Museum.
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Shipwreck Treasure Museum, Quay Road, Charlestown, St. Austell, Cornwall PL25 3NJ
01726 69897