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The Shackleton's Legacy Exhibition is now open daily from 10am - 4pm (last admission at 3.30pm). The Shipwreck Treasure Museum will reopen later in March


Is it gold? Is it adventure? Is it the find, or the journey it took to get there? A world of discovery is waiting, hauled up from beneath the waves, or still dwelling, underground.

Imagination awaits.

Opening Times

The Shackleton Exhibitions reopen Saturday 10th February from 10am - 4pm with last admission at 3.30pm. The Shipwreck Treasure Museum reopens in March

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The sea is full of secrets, and treasure’s not always as it seems. What will you discover amongst our 8000 finds?

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Merchants of Charlestown

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Home to the award-winning Shipwreck Treasure Museum, Rebellion Roast House & Cocktail Bar, and more besides – the Merchants of Charlestown has enough to keep you inspired, curious and excited about what might lie around the next corner.

Come and See

The Shipwreck Treasure Museum can be found in the Merchants of Charlestown building over looking Charlestown harbour, Cornwall.

Charlestown is near St Austell and has excellent public transport links. It's easy to travel to by car, although the historic port can become busy during the summer.

Getting Here