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Following the footsteps of clay miners at Wheal Martyn

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Wheal Martyn Museum

  • Forest/Woodland
  • Historic
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible toilets
  • Information centre
  • Cafe or shop

Experience the World’s only attraction celebrating Cornwall’s internationally important china clay mining industry, set within a family friendly country park. This unique and special place tells the story of Cornwall’s largest mining industry, an industry still alive today, and in the shadows of Cornwall’s iconic ‘white pyramids’. The museum is set within 26 acres of wonderful woodland and a beautifully preserved Victorian china clay works. 

Accessible activities

BSL video - coming soon in 2019

Easy read interpretation - coming soon in 2019

Large print format - coming soon in 2020

Visual story - coming soon in 2020

Large print format - coming soon in 2020

Contact Wheal Martyn Museum


Wheal Martyn, Carthew, St Austell, Cornwall, PL26 8XG


01726 850362

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