Padstow Museum

Padstow Museum

A small museum that tries to capture the spirit of this ancient sea-port from earliest times to the present day. The 'Obby 'Oss, the lifeboat, the shipwrights' tools each tell their own story and link to the people that inhabited this old town. Padstow Museum was Founded in 1971 by an enthusiastic group of local residents headed by retired boat builder Bill Lindsey, and is maintained and staffed by volunteers.

A unique collection of artefacts, presents an insight into the history of the Port of Padstow over the past two centuries. This small but interesting museum is situated just 20 metres from the harbour side in the port of Padstow on the North Cornish Coast. It was from Padstow that many miners left Cornwall for a new life in North America after the collapse of the Tin mining Industry in Cornwall.

This interesting museum is situated just 50 metres from the harbour side in the ancient port of Padstow on the North Cornish Coast. Initially founded in 1971 by an enthusiastic group of local residents headed by retired boat builder Bill Lindsey, it holds a unique collection of artefacts, giving an insight into the history of the Port of Padstow over the past two centuries.

Opening Times

Easter - late October: Mon - Fri 10:30am - 4:30pm ; Sat. 10:30am - 1:00pm

Contact

Padstow Museum

The Men’s Institute

Market Place

Padstow

PL28 1FL

Tel: 01841 532470

Email: jebucki@btinternet.com