Newquay Heritage Archive & Museum is run by volunteers from Newquay Old Cornwall Society. We collect, preserve and share knowledge, artefacts, photographs documents and carryout research about the districts historical and cultural heritage. The Newquay Old Cornwall Society areas of special interest cover Newquay and the surrounding parishes of Colan, Crantock, Cubert, St Columb Minor, St Eval, St Mawgan and St Newlyn East.
Museum partner Association for Cornish Heritage have a gallery room which also hosts a Celtic themed coffee shop. There is a Cornish research room with a wide range of books to help answer any research or general enquiries about Cornwall and its historic and cultural heritage.
The museum and archive rooms are open Wednesday to Friday
10.30am to 3.30pm and Saturday morning 10.00am to 12.00am
ENTRANCE ACCESS is via MANOR ROAD, between the Piazza [opposite the Lighthouse Cinema] and the Bus Station opposite the bottom of the St Georges Road Car Park.
Please note that COVID-19 restrictions are in place, Our normal hours will resume when circumstances allow. We look forward to welcoming you to our community museum
Local History & Community Month
Newquay Museum will be working with Newquay Library to celebrate Local History & Community Month. Click on the following blue link below to find out more.
The Railway Comes to Newquay
Early Tourism in Newquay
Newquay's Fishing Industry
The Town Centre
Historic Buildings & Places
Our Partner Organisations - Projects & Collections
Newquay Old Cornwall Society
Museum & Collections
Images - Artefacts - Art
Association for Cornish Heritage