getting-here
Getting here

Getting here

Our address: National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Discovery Quay, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 3QY By Ferry: Fal River Cornwall run daily ferries sailing between Truro or St Mawes to Falmouth. By park and float (Summer season only): During the summer period a regular Park & Float ferry service runs (Monday – Saturday) from the car park at Ponsharden … Continued

Family
Viking Voyagers

Viking Voyagers

Exploring the story of why the Vikings are one of the most iconic cultures of all time, the two year exhibition reveals the secret to the Vikings’ success.

collections
Collections

Collections

The Museum’s Collections consist of a range of objects, boats, art, books and archives in support of its mission to promote an understanding of small boats and their place in people’s lives, and of the maritime Heritage of Cornwall. We are currently working towards making a full catalogue of our collections accessible online. The National … Continued

support-us
Support us

Support us

Can you help us preserve your maritime heritage? We are a charity with no regular support from the government and we rely on our visitor income to continue our work. The generous support of individuals, companies, and trusts and foundations enables us to fulfill our educational mission and preserve maritime heritage.

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Venue Hire

Venue Hire

Award-winning architectural design, unique waterside location,  an innovative building with stunning views over Falmouth harbour – the perfect combination for any event or wedding. Offering a number of different sized, adaptable spaces, nearby parking and fully equipped facilities, we provide the ideal setting for any corporate event or private occasion. Offering such a distinctive venue … Continued

bartlett-library
Maritime Research Centre

Maritime Research Centre

The Museum’s research work is led by the Bartlett Maritime Research Centre which incorporates the Bartlett Library. The main themes are: Cornwall maritime history; British and international shipping; The history of boats Research facilities: Private researchers are very welcome to explore the Bartlett Library or to seek answers to specific questions with the help of one of … Continued

volunteering
Volunteering

Volunteering

Our crew of volunteers are very highly valued members of the Museum team. Our volunteers help in almost every aspect of what we do and contribute their time and skills to the successful running of the Museum, working alongside our staff team. We are extremely grateful for the continued support of our volunteers whose time … Continued

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Working in the Museum

Working in the Museum

The Museum is run on a day to day basis by a small management team led by a Director. This is supported by a large number of volunteers who give freely of their time. See the separate page on volunteering for details of what this involves. There are no job opportunities at the present time.    

annual-membership
Annual Membership

Annual Membership

Why become a Member? Because we give you: Free entry all year 10% discount on admission tickets for your friends and family (accompanying you on day of visit) 10% discount in the Museum shop and café* Invitations to special events Free entry to the Eden Project, Tate St Ives and Trebah Garden in November Free entry to … Continued

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  • Rattlebox Theatre Beowulf puppet show appears as part of our Viking Yule Supersized weekend on Saturday 10 + 11 Dec… https://t.co/Q5RGzsZL7m

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  • Skeleton, new sculptures inspired by old boats, by artist in residence, boatbuilder + fine art grad Rob Johnsey… https://t.co/mjWbWJBPqX

  • Locals 1/2-price 19Nov–16Dec, live in a TR or PL postcode? single entry ticket £6.25 https://t.co/q96v7No9rH… https://t.co/qnioax7cf3

  • Locals half-price offer Sat 19 Nov–Fri 16 Dec if you live in a TR or PL postcode get a single entry ticket for £6.2… https://t.co/AQVPMtjxlW

  • We've a new winter menu in the Waterside Cafe, delicious hot meals including homemade soup, jacket potatoes, pasty… https://t.co/GHG3pj5Rvv

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