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Museum Volunteers Reach Five and Ten Year Mile Stones

It was celebration time at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall recently, as a number of volunteers marked over five or ten years of voluntary service. At a special lunch to mark the occasion, eight volunteers were awarded certificates and commemorative pins by the Museum Director Richard Doughty and Chair of Trustees Brian Steward, with another … Continued

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Epic Row Turns into Epic Romance as Charity Rower Pops the Question

Saturday (April 2) saw the beginning of the final phase of the Great Big Cornish Gig Project run by the National Maritime Museum Cornwall, as a team of wounded injured and sick military veterans began their Epic Row from Falmouth to the Isles of Scilly.  And for one participant the day proved to be extra … Continued

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Maritime Museum Project Sees Valiant Boatbuilders Launch Gig

Yesterday saw the launch of a very special boat built by wounded, injured and sick armed forces personnel as part of a unique project run by the National Maritime Museum Cornwall. The Great Big Cornish Gig Project, which is core funded by the Armed Forces Community Covenant Grant scheme, has involved beneficiaries training in boatbuilding … Continued

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Cnut Display opens at the Maritime Museum

To mark the millennium anniversary of King Cnut’s conquest of England, a new display at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall invites visitors to dive beneath the waves and meet this Viking king a thousand years after he became King of England. The new audio-visual installation explores the three faces of the Danish ruler, as represented … Continued

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