We are a non-profit charity organization located in Historic Redruth.

Redruth 2000 evolved from the Murdoch House Management committee in??? The Charity have been the Trustees of Murdoch House and the CGMP Cornish Global Migration Project which also evolved from the CAC Cornish American Connection an incentive of Redruth 2000 which was inherited from the previous Murdoch House Management Committee.
The Charity is established for the following purposes of public benefit in the area comprising Redruth, which area shall be referred to as the "area of benefit".
a. to promote high standards of planning and architecture in, or affecting, the area of benefit.
b. To educate the public in geography, hisroty, natural history and architecture of the area of benefit, and to tell the story of William Murdoch whose inventions and vision changed the world.
c. To secure the preservation, protection, development and improvement of features of historic or pulic interest in the area of benefit.
To preserve the history, architecture and heritage of the area of benefit. To provide a space for groups to meet, learn, share ideas, to preserve and enlighten the community and visitors of the contributions of William Murdoch to industry and the world. To work with other organisations towards our vision and objectives and to educate the community and beyond of the history, culture and heritage of Redruth and Cornwall.

What we do.

Room Hire

You can rent the house for an event, class, workshop or meeting space. Time blocks are morning, afternoon or evening. We have high speed internet for users of the house who require it. Our rates are affordable and we have kitchen facilities for coffee and tea.

Coffee Mornings

We are open on Friday mornings from 9:30 to 12:00 offering coffee, tea, cakes and our famous cheese scones. Our friendly Trustees John and Colin are always present to chat, serve and provide knowledge of Redruth, Cornwall and William Murdoch. Stop in for a cuppa and a chat.


CGMP is a project of Redruth 2000 who oversees the project and are the custodians of the database, materials and items related to the project. The database is a repository of the Cornish Diaspora who have travelled the world over the years to work in the mines of many countries. This is their story and the story of Cornwall. Most edpecially of Redruth, The Heart of Cornish Mining.


Redruth 2000 will commence offering classes for elderly and adults on the usagge of current technology; smart phone, iPads, laptops etc.. in addition we will offer classes or tutorials on a green economy, the environment and how we can help to improve it including plastic free, service to the community and any and all topics of interest to the community.


The house has a kitchen for making coffee and teas, along with a microwave, soup kettle and slow cooker which are available for use. We have high speed internet access and a screen for use with a projector ( we do not have one). The ground floor will seat up to 40 people and chairs and tables are availabe for use as well. Any community organisation, support group, craft group, youth group or private individual may rent the room for a morning, afternoon, evening or all day. Please contact for questions and bookings.

Redruth 2000

Redruth 2000 is the Charity responsible for the care, upkeep and management of Murdoch House and it's inititatives. We meet every month in the house and are alwasy looking for interested members who are of the same mind as we are. The preservation of the history and culture of our town and it's historic buildings and places, to serve the commuity and to provide a place to meet, learn, have fun and share stories.

A few of Murdoch's inventions.

Upcoming events

First Saturday of every month

9:00 - 14:00

Market Strand

Redruth Town Market

Our monthly Redruth Market has vendors from the area including: fish monger, vegetables, plants, cakes, crafts and much more. Stop by and support our local traders.

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Sunday 7 May 2023

Victoria Park

Coronation Fete

Special event to celebrate the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III

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Become A Volunteer

Let’s make a difference.

Redruth 2000 needs the support of our community. Becoming a volunteer helps us to achive our goals and objectives to serve our community. There is no better gratification than making a difference in someone's life. A smile is worth more than money can buy.

Get In Touch

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