Bodmin Keep has now reopened! 

We are operating safe social distancing, with limited numbers, so please book your visit in advance to avoid disappointment.   

Book your Visit

We look forward to welcoming you back to the museum!

Online Shop

We have some great gifts in our online museum shop! From books to children’s gifts and souvenirs.

It’s a great way of supporting the museum when you are unable to visit or need a gift for someone special. 

Learning Resources

We’ve added lots of content to our website to aid learning and inspiration from home – so do check out our Learning resources page to help with home learning.


The Keep News 

And don’t forget to keep in touch with us via social media and sign up to The Keep News for all the latest news. (Sign up is at the bottom of this page!) 


Online Tour!

You can still explore our historic building via our online tour.

  • Dog friendly attraction!
  • £7 annual adult pass

Plan your visit

We are now open Tuesday to Saturday. Please pre-book your visit using our booking page.

Plan your visit


Thanks for a great day, my boys loved dressing up and handling the guns.  The museum was very interesting and the boys enjoyed the quiz as we went around.  Lovely staff too, thanks.

What's On

August 3, 2021 AdultFamily FriendlyWW2

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1940s Hair and Make-up

4, 11, 18 & 25 August  Explore 1940s styling with Bodmin hair and make-up artist Carolyn Maddox!   Watch a...


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