museums and attractions

Transport / Maritime

Shipwreck & Heritage Centre

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.


  • Part disabled access


Quay Road Charlestown St. Austell Cornwall PL25 3NX

  • 01726 69897
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Open days

Daily 1 Mar-Oct 1000-1700. Please note that The Historic Port of Charlestown experience is only open Fri-Sun & BHol Mon.


By Rail: St Austell / 2 miles

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