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.


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...

September 14, 2019 attic toursbehind the scenesCommunityEventsfamilyFREELove Bodmin

Explore Bodmin Keep on Heritage Open Day

Join us on Saturday the 14th September and Saturday 21st September for 2 special Heritage Open Day Tours of Bodmin...

A piece of the Berlin Wall
September 22, 2019 artCommunityEventsFREELove Bodminworkshop

John K. Lawson FREE collage, paint and poetry workshop ‘Breaking Down The Walls’

We have a really exciting art workshop coming to Bodmin Keep.  International artist John K.Lawson,  will be holding a FREE collage,...

The Museum

Our History

1920 - 2016
  • Logo for Museum Accreditation Board

  • The logo for the South West Museum Development Program

  • Logo for the Arts Council England

  • Logo for the Arts Award Supporter

  • Army Museums Ogilby Trust Logo

  • The Logo for the Association of Independent Museums


I am not a military enthusiast, but the main exhibition room kept me fascinated and enthralled for an hour and a half!