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March 1st, 2018

Vacancy: Digital and Audience Engagement Manager

Cornwall’s Regimental Museum is seeking an exceptional person to lead on its digital and audience engagement.        ...

March 1st, 2018

Vacancy:  Finance and Administration Manager 

Cornwall’s Regimental Museum is going through a process of organisational transformation to make it resilient and fit for the future...

March 1st, 2018

Vacancy : Customer Service Apprentice

We’re looking for an apprentice to join the museum’s team. You will study for Cornwall College’s Customer Service Apprenticeship Level...

Huntley & Palmers WWI hardtack biscuit
January 17th, 2018

Object of The Month: January 2018

Object of The Month: January 2018 – Dietary Regulations / Hard Tack Biscuit If, like many of us, you’ve decided...

Peice of the Berlin Wall
January 9th, 2018

Berlin Wall Shortlisted for ‘Object of the Year’ Award

Cornwall Museums Partnership has recently launched the 1st Cornwall Heritage Awards, and our piece of the Berlin Wall has been...

Rations at Cornwall's Regimental Museum
January 9th, 2018

‘An Army Marches on its Stomach’ – Rations Through the Ages

By Verity Anthony, Visitor Experience and Collections Manager ‘An Army marches on its stomach.' Whoever actually said it first was right. Here we take look at military rations, and how they have changed over time.

Matthew O'Connor, Duke of Cornwall's Light infantry during WW2. Far right
January 8th, 2018

Remembering Matthew O’Connor, DCLI

Remembering Matthew O’Connor, by his daughter, Polly Dymock. (Pictured above: Matthew O’Connor, far right)   Matthew Miles O’Connor was born...

Cornwall's Regimental Museum inside The Keep behind new build houses on the old Parade Ground - 2018
January 8th, 2018

At The Heart of The Community

by Museum Director, Mary Godwin.  One of the key aims of our museum is to be at the heart of the community. The barracks has played a huge part in the life of the town over the past 150 years but our building is now the only one remaining that the public can visit.

Spingo the museum dog at Cornwall's Regimental Museum, a dog friendly attraction.
January 2nd, 2018

Proud to be Dog Friendly!

Here at Cornwall’s Regimental Museum we are proud to be a fully dog friendly attraction. Dogs are welcome throughout the...

Notes from the archives. 2LI Bugle competition winners 1988.
January 2nd, 2018

Notes From the Archives: 2LI Buglers & Platoon Competitions

By Martyn Horton. In the spirit of equality, this month, I have picked two photographs from the vast collection supplied by 2LI.

Cornwall's Regimental Museum fun palaces 2017 - Poppies for the DCLI
December 12th, 2017

Guidelines and Patterns for the Handmade Poppy Project

  For those wishing to get involved with the handmade poppy project, this post will give you further details about...

Twenty bright red handmade Poppies for Cornwall's Regimental Museum arranged against some WW1 era books in the library
December 12th, 2017

New Target for WW1 Handmade Poppy Tribute

Here at Cornwall’s Regimental Museum, we have been attempting an ambitious project to collect a handmade poppy in commemoration of...