The fascinating story of Jack Clemo’s braille pocket watch

Find out some weird and wonderful facts about Jack Clemo's braille pocket watch! Read more

12 reasons to get your Cornwall Residents' Pass

Until 31 March 2020, we are offering discounted annual admission to all residents of Cornwall. Read more

Unusual creative explorations of Cornwall’s china clay mining area

Cornwall’s extraordinary clay mining landscape is a zone of rapid transformation, which will continue to evolve and change in the future. Human efforts combine with natural processes in sculpting and changing this unique landscape. Read more

Diary of a Trainee Curator Vlogs

Simon Durrant vlogged his way through his Curatorial Intership at Wheal Martyn. See what he got up to! Read more

“Playing detective” and a minor question of ethics

I’ve always had a love for history, especially when you don’t know all the details of an event or person but you still have a few testimonies or maybe a couple of pictures; just scraps of evidence that you then try to piece together into a bigger picture. Read more

Nature photography at Wheal Martyn

Kevin Bowers is an amateur wildlife photographer who has recently been taking some wonderful photographs on site at Wheal Martyn. He also volunteers here, and has been practising photography for about six years. Read more