ShelterBox Visitor Centre

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Find out how a Cornish charity responds to disasters all over the world.​ There’s lots to do for all ages and a visit is the perfect solution to a rainy Cornish day.

​Try packing a ShelterBox – see if you can fit everything a family might need into our iconic green ShelterBoxes, or try our Disaster Challenge with your own family.

Hurricanes, Cyclones and Typhoons - a major new exhibition about the world's biggest storms open in April 2019 and includes the 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.


  • Baby Changing
  • Disabled Access
  • Disabled WC
  • Shop
  • WC
  • WiFi Available

Opening Times

  Open Closed
Monday 10am 4pm
Tuesday 10am 4pm
Wednesday 10am 4pm
Thursday 10am 4pm
Friday 10am 4pm
Saturday 10am 4pm

We open on Saturdays from March 30th 2019.

Contact Details

Falcon House
Charles Street

Telephone: 01872302600

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