Hayle Heritage Centre has a wide range of displays: Harvey’s Foundry, the Cornish Copper Company, Hayle Regatta and Carnival, Hayle Power Station, J & F Pool, Art in Hayle and more. The Centre explores a host of other social and industrial history topics through temporary and permanent exhibitions.
Explore ten featured highlights; objects which tell of Hayle’s fascinating past and reveal the breadth of our ever-growing social and industrial history collections.
The world’s most important mining port in the nineteenth century and home to the Cornish Beam Engine.
Explore our social and industrial history collections and discover Hayle’s rich history, here on the historic site of Harvey’s Foundry.
Hear recollections of life in Hayle as told by local residents through our unrivalled oral history collection, now available online.
‘Freemasonary in Hayle and the province of Cornwall’, a talk and tour of the Masonic Hall, by Michael Murton. Part of an annual programme of talks and events delivered by Hayle Old Cornwall Society.
Hayle Heritage Centre
Harvey’s Foundry Trust
John Harvey House,
24 Foundry Square
Tel: 01736 757683