Charlestown Shipwreck and Heritage Centre Museums
Quay Road, Charlestown
Located in a historic china clay building here on the waterfront of the seaport of Charlestown, St. Austell, Cornwall. The Shipwreck and historical artefacts on display in the centre are the largest private collection of this type on public display in Europe.
The many and varied exhibitions reflect village life in Charlestown, it's history, shipwrecks and the once thriving China Clay industry. The exhibition shows a tremendous range of maritime history dating back to 1715 and one of the largest underwater diving equipment collections in the country, including various suits used for treasure seeking and naval purposes. .
AddressQuay Road, Charlestown, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3NJ
Opening times10am - 5pm, 1 Mar - 31 Oct
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