Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

Please read the information in these ‘Plan Your Visit’ pages before calling or emailing, as this frees up time to focus on your individual needs and interests.

Getting Started

Opening and visit timings The Museum is open to the public and education groups between 10am and 5pm, seven days a week every day throughout the year except Christmas Day and Boxing Day. School visits are typically between 10am and 2pm, but the Learning Officer is happy to help you timetable your visit depending on your … Continued

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Charges and Cancellations

Charges The Museum is passionate about the life-long value of engaging young people with the Museum’s unique cultural resources, and aims to keep its charges to educational groups as low and flexible as possible. Example costs per pupil/student for education groups are outlined below. Please note that all adults in a supervisory role are free … Continued

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Health and Safety

Risk assessments All workshops, buildings, exhibits and activities within the Museum have been fully risk assessed. To assist teachers and other education group leaders the NMMC education department has produced two documents: Health and safety for school and college groups Risk assessment information for school and college groups Specific risk assessment information for individual workshops … Continued

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Grants for School Transport

Cornwall Heritage Trust may give financial support for transport to enable schools to make visits to heritage sites or undertake visits which have a purpose of developing awareness and appreciation of Cornish heritage. Click here to find out more.

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Parking and Facilities

Coach/minibus parking, unloading and loading Coaches, minibuses and cars may drop-off children in the Maritime Museum Car Park. Pre-booked groups will be met by a member of the Education team and escorted in to the Museum. Coaches, minibuses and cars (for members of staff only) may park free of charge. Please note, you must give your … Continued

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Booking Form

Please use this form for school and other educational group bookings

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