The Shipwreck Centre, Charlestown
The Shipwreck centre Charlestown:
An all weather attraction where children under 10 go free when accompanied by an adult! Pop in to the T.I.C. before you go and collect a leaflet to get £1 off other admission tickets.
The shipwreck centre is located in an historic china clay building in the heart of the small Georgian port of Charlestown, close to St. Austell, visitors are offered an insight into the history of Charlestown and its founder Charles Rashleigh.
Artefacts from over 150 shipwrecks (including treasure!) are on display along with memorabilia from the finest ocean liners including The Titanic, The Lusitania and The Queen Mary.
There is a Diving collection with exhibits dating back to 1740, A Real Lifeboat, Rescue equipment from the past to the present day, Remote control “supercruisers” for you to steer in challenging waters!
The shipwreck centre has a new audio and visual centre illustrating the connections between Charlestown and the china clay industry.
Lots here to see and do, for both Mums and Dads and Children with an “I-Spy” observation quiz designed to keep children interested and make your visit more fun.
There is Wheelchair access and Dogs are welcome on a lead.