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Museum Entry

  • Location Bodmin
  • Price from £5.00


Bodmin’s historic Keep is over 160 years old and was Cornwall’s regimental headquarters. These days it’s a museum telling the story of 300 years of the military in Cornwall: from badges, weapons, regimental colours to artefacts from battle. Visit us to find out about the lives of ordinary soldiers in extraordinary times.
Visiting the Museum
The museum is open Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 5pm (last entry 4pm). We have a host of activities that happen during the school holidays which are listed on our What's On page and can be booked in advance. You can book your museum ticket with your activity ticket under each event listing.


All tickets purchased are eligible for an annual pass. You’ll be asked if you would like to convert your ticket to an annual pass at the ticket desk when you arrive. If you are an Annual Pass holder and have booked your ticket online, please bring your Annual Pass as proof of purchase. An Annual Pass is non-transferable. 

Tickets are free for DCLI, SCLI and Light Infantry veterans. 

If you would like to arrange a visit for a schools or group, please phone 01208 72810 or email 

Visitors with Additional Needs

We warmly welcome people with additional needs. Information about accessibility at the museum can be found on our accessibility page. Entry is free to carers accompanying visitors with disabilities. Please note we do not have a lift to access to the museum is limited for those in a wheelchair. Please do contact us in advance if you have any questions, or if you would like us to assist with accessibility during your visit, please phone 01208 72810 or email

Visiting Dogs
We are proud to be a dog-friendly attraction. Well-behaved dogs on a lead are welcome in the museum but please note that entry for dogs is at our discretion, especially at busy times, so book ahead. 

We look forward to welcoming you to the museum.


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