The Museum


The museum now puts on a range of exhibitions within the museum galleries. We will soon be publishing content from our exhibitions to this to this area on our website. 

Passing Bells 

Open: Wednesday – Sunday until Dec 21st. 

Handmade Poppy Tribute, Armistice Centenary, Bodmin 100, Cornwall's Regimental Museum, Bodmin KeepWe are currently showing our Poppy Exhibit – A handmade poppy display of 9,687 poppies to pay tribute to the men of Cornwall who did not return from WW1. The Exhibition will show until Dec 21st this year, and is displayed in the Guard Room. 




The Trench Exhibition 

On Display: Wednesday – Sunday until Dec 21st. 

Immersive Theatre Production of The Trench, Bodmin and wenford Railway, DCLI, WW1, Cornwalls Regimental Museum As part of Cornwall’s First World War commemorations in 2018, Collective Arts, Cornwall’s Regimental Museum and Bodmin & Wenford Railway presented an intense an immersive theatrical experience: The Trench at Bodmin.

As part of this incredible project, the museum produced a very special exhibition, telling the stories of 80 local men who risked everything during the ‘Great War’. This exhibition is now on display in the museum, until the end of 2018.

 Watch the documentary made of the project.

Listen to Jason Squibb The Artistic Director interviewed about the project

As part of the WW1 Centenary events we hosted 4 short plays in the attic at The Keep. If you didn’t get a chance to see them in the summer, click the links below and enjoy a private viewing!

Watch the plays in the Attic:

Beetroot Pie 

The Spy who loved D.H.Lawrence 

Hip Hip Hurrah for Harleigh 

The Falling 

Voices of the Light Infantry 

NOW Showing daily in the museum (Wednesday – Sunday)

Hear the real life accounts of The Light Infantry; learn about the brotherhood, night watches, jungle tactics, rationing and how to bear the night watch and the mossies, amongst other fascinating insights into the regiment.  

The film is playing daily in the Light Infantry Room within the museum, as well as additional small listening booths to listen to shorter films about The Light Infantry.