Weapons of the First and Second World Wars

Date: February 25, 2022

Time: 10am - 4:30pm

Location: Bodmin Keep

Family Friendly | Multi generational | Museum talk | October Half Term | WW2

Learn about some of the weapons used in the First and Second World Wars.


From a rifle to a Bren Gun, hear about the technological advances that changed the shape of warfare.

ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS WITH BREN GUNS (H 4049) Original wartime caption: Bren gun on a lorry in use as a mobile A.A. gun, manned by members of the R.S.F. Copyright: © IWM. Original Source: http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205473310


Featured image caption: Cornwall Home Guard cadets in training, April 1942. Image credit: Kresen Kernow