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August 2019

Nature Scavenger Hunt

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Get close up to nature and explore Wheal Martyn’s woodlands in a family friendly scavenger hunt. Can you find all the items to retrieve your prize?   Free event - normal museum entry applies.

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Nature Scavenger Hunt

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Get close up to nature and explore Wheal Martyn’s woodlands in a family friendly scavenger hunt. Can you find all the items to retrieve your prize?   Free event – normal museum entry applies.

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Art Picnic

August 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Pop along to Wheal Martyn’s first art picnic. Enjoy choosing from various art supplies and make your own beautiful creations outside. Food will not be included. Fun for all the family. Time: 2pm to 3pm Price: £1.00 per child

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Pottery Painting

August 6 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

This summer, join us at Wheal Martyn in discovering the beautiful creations artists make out of Cornish china clay. Feeling inspired? Why not paint your own ceramic to take home with you? Choose from bird feeders, tea lights, egg cups and so much more. A perfect Wheal Martyn memento for all of the family. There is a small fee of £1 to £3.50 to pay for the cost of ceramics. No need to book, just drop in between 10.30am and…

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Land Rover Clay Tours

August 7 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Take this fascinating Land Rover tour and see behind the scenes of the modern day industry. From the mining process and mixing of the grades of clay to the drying and transporting, it's well worth the trip! £15 per per person. Booking essential. The trip will leave Wheal Martyn at 1pm. Your ticket price includes museum entry! 7, 14, 21 August, 21 October Call 01726 850362 or email info@wheal-martyn.com

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Clay Stories

August 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join our expert volunteers as they share their own stories of the clay industry. Discover what life was like working in the china clay mines and explore how the industry has changed today. Free to attend (normal admission fees apply), 2pm.

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Game Extravaganza

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Come and have fun at Wheal Martyn’s first Game Extravaganza. There will be something for everyone in this fun-filled family day, from making your own gaming consoles out of objects, to competing in classic family board games. FREE - normal museum entry applies.

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Clay Hands

August 9 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Get hands on and create your very own clay hand imprint to take home with you. Decorate your creation with beautiful beads and nature items scavenged onsite in our nature reserve. Fun for all the family, costing only 50p.

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Nature Bingo

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Bingo! See who can find all of the nature items first whilst exploring Wheal Martyn’s nature reserve. Don’t forget to shout BINGO when you have all the items and retrieve your prize from reception. Free event - normal museum admission applies.

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Nature Bingo

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Bingo! See who can find all of the nature items first whilst exploring Wheal Martyn’s nature reserve. Don’t forget to shout BINGO when you have all the items and retrieve your prize from reception. Free event – normal museum admission applies.

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Clay Stories

August 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join our expert volunteers as they share their own stories of the clay industry. Discover what life was like working in the china clay mines and explore how the industry has changed today. Free to attend (normal admission fees apply), 2pm.

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