Visit

Visit

Plan your visit to the National Maritime Museum Cornwall in Falmouth.

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…

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Opening times

The museum is open every day of the year from 10am – 5pm, except Christmas Day and Boxing Day. The Bartlett Library is open Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 5pm.  

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Ticket prices

Buy a full price ticket and get in free to the Museum for a year! Individuals Groups (10+) Adults £12.95 £11.65 Children (Under 18s) £5.00 £4.50 Children (Under 5s) Free Free All children (under 16) must be accompanied by an adult when visiting the Museum. Companions who are required to assist disabled visitors are admitted…

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Eat, drink, shop

Waterside Cafe With spectacular views over Falmouth’s magnificent harbour, the Waterside Cafe is a popular port of call for museum visitors. We offer a range of home-made sandwiches, pasties and cakes, where possible made from locally sourced produce, plus fairly traded coffees and teas and home-made soup of the day. The cafe is open to…

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Group bookings

Groups of 10 or more receive a discounted entry fee. Bring your group to the Maritime Museum where you’ll enjoy a great day out offering a range of activities surrounded by beautiful views. As a group, you’ll receive great entry discounts (See ticket prices page for details of prices). Tailor made packages If you would like…

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Access

The museum was built with access for all in mind. In consultation with advisors on the Equality Act 2010 we constantly work to improve disabled accessibility and have an access steering group, access statement and action plan. Our access statement says: “National Maritime Museum Cornwall strives to offer the widest possible access to our collections…

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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…

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Visit Falmouth: our guide

Based around a thriving harbour Falmouth is gateway to the beautiful Fal River which runs through an Area Of Natural Beauty. The town is famous for its creative buzz with many art galleries displaying contemporary works and venues showcasing independent films and live bands. The many reasons to visit include: Fascinating maritime heritage Four world-class…

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