Wheal Martyn’s Clay Works Project Underway

Wheal Martyn is delighted to announce that Heritage Cornwall Ltd have been appointed to complete phase one of its Clay Works project which will lead to the provision of new facilities and opportunities at the museum, for our communities to enjoy and be inspired by their china clay heritage. This phase, which started in late […]

Museum Club

NEW Museum Club for 2019! Museum Club gives young visitors to Wheal Martyn (5 -16 years, and their families) the opportunity to explore the museum and their local story through fun, hands-on and creative activities. See the poster here. Each session will include a range of activities, including object handling, trails and quizzes, arts and […]

Wheal Martyn February Half Term Activities

Pay a visit to Wheal Martyn this February half term for a jam-packed week of exciting activities. Come along on both weekends (16-17 and 23-24 February) and Friday 22 and unleash your creative side while delving into the delights of nature with free Winter Mask Making! Explore Wheal Martyn’s nature reserve on a scavenger hunt, […]

Wheal Martyn in Cornwall Heritage Awards Finals


Wheal Martyn has been shortlisted for not one, but two awards for this year’s Cornwall Heritage Awards 2019, organised by the Cornwall Museum Partnership and South West Museums Development Programme. The museum celebrated a great success last year, winning the Heritage Heroes award in recognition of the painstaking work carried out by a team of […]