We are now open to visitors. We're excited to welcome you back!
Find out about the measures we have put in place to maximise the safety of our staff and visitors. Read more
Pay once and get free entry all year! Read more
Dig deep and discover the special ingredient in your everyday life that still shapes Cornwall and the world today…china clay! It hides in your toothpaste, your paper, your car tyres and even your cosmetics. It’s a billion pound, global industry. We are telling the story of Cornwall’s secret, and the people who brought it to you, from the heart of Clay Country. Read more
DISCOVER CORNWALL'S SECRETat the UK's only china clay mining museum
On display outdoors around the Wheal Martyn grounds from August – October
Proudly celebrating our local landscape, environment and people, Our Proud Roots is a chance to explore and reflect on what makes our place and community special, as seen through fresh eyes and with a new perspective in our changed world. This is a chance to re-discover nature and the wonderful effects it has on our body and soul!
We have a range of activities which are perfect for families and school children to take part in at home.
We are proudly celebrating our local landscape, environment and people through ‘Our Proud Roots’, a new project funded by Feast and Cornwall Community Foundation. Read more
A new summer exhibition, #CelebrateClayCountry, will be launched at Wheal Martyn Clay Works this August, celebrating the unique and interesting industrial landscapes of mid Cornwall. Read more
Since reopening on the 5 July, we have enjoyed welcoming back lots of familiar faces as well as some new visitors. Read more