opening hours

Opening & Admission

opening hours

  • Open All Year Round JAN- DEC 2019

    Closed Mondays

    Open Tuesday - Saturday
    10am - 5pm
    (last admission 4.30pm)

    Open Sundays
    12pm - 4.30pm
    (last admission 4pm)

Also open on Bank Holiday Mondays and 7 days a week during School Holidays.

Cornwall’s Regimental Museum

Recognised as one of the finest Military Museums in the South West of England, Cornwall’s Regimental Museum is housed in “The Keep” at Bodmin, a magnificent Grade II listed Victorian building constructed in 1859.

The collection and displays cover 300 years of history, telling the story of the Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry, volunteer militia and The Light Infantry.

To experience the museum online please take our 3D IMMERSIVE ONLINE TOUR 


The museum is an Independent Registered Charity, number 1174375 



The Commanding Officer's Bugle at Cornwall's Regimental Museum
April 13, 2019 EventsExhibition

New Exhibition – Music, Military and Morale

Music, Military & Morale – A new exhibition exploring the role of music in the military. The role of music...

Marching with the 32nd Regiment of Foot at Cornwall's Regimental Museum
January 19, 2020 EventsFamily FriendlykidsReenactors

Napoleonic Era drill demonstration with the 32nd of Foot

Join Living History group the 32nd Cornwall Regiment of Foot for a Napoleonic Era marching and drill demonstration.  Bodmin Keep has...

A painting of an officer of the 32nd regiment
January 19, 2020 EventsReenactors

History and uniform of the 32nd of Foot – talk

Join the 32nd Cornwall Regiment of Foot living history group for an talk exploring uniform and history.  Find out what...

The Museum

Our History

1920 - 2016
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  • The logo for the South West Museum Development Program

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Great place for a workshop & so welcoming.