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The Shipwreck Treasure Museum and Shackleton's Legacy Exhibition are open daily from 10am-4pm with last admission at 3.30pm.



Seek out stories from beneath the waves or venture into our tunnels to experience the world of journeys and lives lived beneath Charlestown's streets. We’re open to everyone, all year round.

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Getting Here

The Shipwreck Treasure Museum is located on the south coast of Cornwall, in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Charlestown, with excellent public transport links to the nearby town of St Austell.

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Our aim at The Shipwreck Treasure Museum is to continually strive to ensure all visitors, no matter what their ability, can make the most of their visit.

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Answers to your frequently asked questions

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Rainy Day

We all know that the British weather can be unpredictable – gorgeous blue skies one moment, grey clouds and rain the next. Luckily, the Shipwreck Treasure Museum makes for a perfect day out regardless of the weather.

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We’re open to adventurers of all ages. Find out what there is for everyone to do, and seek out special family offers.

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