The Culture Card gives free access to cultural places for Young People who are Care Experienced, plus a guest.
What is a Culture Card?
Culture Card has been designed by Young People who are Care Experienced.
With the support of Carefree Cornwall and Cornwall Museums Partnership, in collaboration with Emma Saffy Wilson, supported by Cornwall Council.
Where can I get one?
If your Local Authority is Cornwall you should receive one in the post.
Any questions or further information can be got by contacting; [email protected].
Museum explaining the dawn of wireless science in the former global hub of cable communications.
2Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Penzance
This museum features art by the Newlyn School artists (c.1880-1940) and exhibits on West Cornwall history plus changing art exhibitions.
3Falmouth Art Gallery
Modern art and a permanent collection including some masterpieces, plus classes and local projects.
4Museum of Cornish Life, Helston
Step through the unassuming doors of the Museum of Cornish Life for a truly breath-taking surprise.
5Wheal Martyn Clay Works
Discover Cornwall’s secret at the UK’s only china clay mining museum.
6Royal Cornwall Museum
Museum with minerals from around the globe and exhibits about the region’s wildlife and history.
Local military history is depicted through 12,000 artifacts including weapons & battlefield letters.
8The Box, Plymouth
The Box is Plymouth’s new £46 million cultural destination: a museum, gallery and archive.
9The Leach Pottery, St. Ives
The Leach Pottery is a museum, shop, pottery school and working pottery in St Ives. See the old pottery studios, potters at work, exhibitions and take part in creative workshops.
10Cornwall Heritage Trust
Cornwall Heritage Trust protects 13 historic sites across Cornwall, ranging from the ancient village of Carn Euny and the Iron Age Hill Fort, Castle an Dinas to the 19th-century Treffry Viaduct, part of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site.
Caer Bran, Carn Euny, Sancreed Beacon, Castle an Dinas, Trevanion Culverhouse, St Cleer’s Well, King Doniert’s Stone, Dupath Well, Trethevy Quoit, Tregiffian Burial Chamber are all accessible by bus with a less than 20-minute walk from the nearest stop.
Treffry Viaduct is accessible by train and a 25-minute walk (alight at Luxulyan).
Discovering42 is a science, sustainability and art museum with weird and wonderful exhibits that will turn your world upside-down!
Book a spot at discovering42.co.uk/visit
12Newlyn Art Gallery
Be inspired by the best of regional and international contemporary art right by the sea in Newlyn
Discover the best of regional and international contemporary art in the centre of Penzance
14East Pool Mine, National Trust
Learn about Cornwall’s industrial past at East Pool Mine, in the heart of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site. Open for guided tours and home to one of the largest surviving Cornish beam engine’s in the world.
15Trengwainton Garden, National Trust
Trengwainton is a beautiful garden with exotic trees and shrubs and winding wooded paths that open onto wide grassy lawns and sea views.
16Godolphin, National Trust
An ancient and atmospheric estate with a medieval garden, historic house and lots of walks in the countryside and woodland
17Levant Mine and Beam Engine, National Trust
A once champion Cornish mine stretching out for over a mile underneath the sea with a rich and tragic past. At its heart is a working Cornish beam engine run on steam.
18St Mawes Castle, English Heritage
Discover the picturesque St Mawes Castle, Henry VIII’s seaside gem.
19Tintagel Castle, English Heritage
Unlock the magic of Tintagel Castle, a clifftop fortress where history meets legend.
20Chysauster Ancient Village, English Heritage
Experience one of the best-preserved ancient villages in Britain.
21Launceston Castle, English Heritage
Explore a mighty Norman castle, with panoramic views of the town and countryside.
22Pendennis Castle, English Heritage
Go on a seaside adventure at Pendennis Castle – Falmouth’s fortress.
23Restormel Castle, English Heritage
Set in a beautiful wooded valley, explore the fascinating past of Restormel Castle.
24Cotehele, National Trust
Discover an atmospheric Tudor house surrounded by more than a thousand acres of gardens, orchards and woods, bursting with wildlife. Explore the house and garden, have a picnic by the river at Cotehele Quay, try freshly baked treats at Cotehele Mill and enjoy the ever-changing sights and sounds of nature.
25Antony, National Trust
Antony is a fascinating place, used by director Tim Burton as a film set for Alice in Wonderland. Explore a beautiful house of silvery, grey stone and wander around the landscape garden with modern sculptures and breathtaking views.
26Lanhydrock, National Trust
Magnificent late Victorian country house with garden and wooded estate.
27Tate St Ives
Tate St Ives offers a warm welcome and a year round programme of exciting art exhibitions, displays, workshops and events. Our galleries are fully accessible and we have a café that over looks the beautiful Porthmeor beach. The Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden is part of our offer and a wonderful space for enjoying art outside.
28Trelissick, National Trust
A place to relax. Beautiful garden with Cornish orchard and exotic plants. Set in an estate with stunning views and lovely woodland walks overlooking the river Fal. Historic house that has seen many owners since the 1750s and is now a great place to have a coffee and watch the world go by. Huge second-hand bookshop.
29Trerice, National Trust
Tucked away down winding lanes this hidden Cornish manor house is packed with history and feels unchanged by time. Surrounded by varied gardens featuring an Elizabethan knot garden, edible plants, and Cornish kayling lawn.
30Glendurgan Garden, National Trust
Created by the Fox Family for their 12 children Glendurgan Garden is a Victorian wonderland, complete with maze, rope swing and access to Durgan beach on the Helford river. Set in a steep wooded valley the Garden is an intriguing mixture of wildflower meadows and exotic specimen plants. .
Our aim is to give young people in and leaving care the chance to do things for themselves and others.
Carefree Cornwall: Carefree works with young people aged 11-25, who are in and leaving care. If you would like your venue to be added to the card or to learn more about how to get involved, please contact: [email protected]