Bodmin Keep will reopen on Wednesday 19th May. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. 

Book your Visit

During the closed period the museum team will be busy working on new displays and creating outreach resources.

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 will be re-opening on Wednesday 19th May. Please visiting our booking page for more information.

Plan your visit


Went here today and is the most amazing place.  Better than any of the London/ Surrey museums, so much information to look at.  We spent a couple of hours here and learnt so much.  If you are interested in history this is the place.

What's On

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