ShelterBox is a Cornish charity that responds to natural disasters and conflict, providing emergency shelter for families who've lost everything.
Our visitor centre is a ground breaking attraction in the heart of Truro where you’ll find out what it takes to respond to disasters around the world. There’s lots to do for all ages and a visit is the perfect solution to a rainy Cornish day.
Hurricanes, Cyclones and Typhoons - a major exhibition for 2019 about the world's biggest storms. Don't miss the family friendly new Weather Lab where you can make thunder and discover the science behind the storms, hear from survivors and find out how ShelterBox helps people rebuild their lives.
Admission is free.
We are closed on Thursday 19th September from 12.30pm
If you'd like to arrange a group or school visit please download our booking form through our website.
The Shelterbox Trust,
Strap on a VR headset and follow in the footsteps of a hurricane, cyclone or typhoon. You'll experience the devastation caused by the world's biggest storms, and how ShelterBox can help.
Suitable for children ages 6 and over.