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The National Maritime Museum Cornwall at dusk overlooking Falmouth harbour credit Luke Hayes

A unique venue in a stunning location


Why choose us?


Main Hall

A view of The Main Hall at The National Maritime Museum Cornwall in Falmouth by Luke Hayes

Image: A view of The Main Hall at The National Maritime Museum Cornwall during an event. Photo by Luke Hayes

Capacity: 500 standing

The Main Hall is the heart of the museum and the largest space within it. The space is very adaptable and has been used as a venue for a variety of events including wedding receptions, car launches and dinners seating over 150 people. There are up to 30 boats suspended from the ceiling providing a unique environment for your special event.


Waterfront

The boat pool at The National Maritime Museum Cornwall in Falmouth by Paul Abbitt

Image: The boat pool at The National Maritime Museum Cornwall in Falmouth. Photo by Paul Abbitt

Capacity: 40 standing

Offering a model boat pool with wind machines and radio controlled model yachts, this is the perfect chance to let that competitive streak run through your group. Something very different for your corporate event or special occasion.


Waterside Cafe

The Waterside Cafe at The National Maritime Museum Cornwall in Falmouth

Image: The Waterside Cafe at The National Maritime Museum Cornwall overlooks Falmouth Harbour. Photo by Paul Abbitt

Capacity: 100 seated, 150 buffet

With spectacular views over Falmouth’s magnificent harbour, it is the perfect setting for wedding receptions, special occasions and memorable corporate events.


Learning centre

Capacity: 60 seated, 100 standing

A highly adaptable and flexible self-contained area which overlooks Falmouth harbour, with its own kitchen and cloakrooms, and the ideal location for private parties and wedding receptions, workshops or training. It also works as a great media centre – as proven during Ellen MacArthur’s celebrated return in 2005.


Sunley Lecture Theatre

The Sunley Lecture Theatre at The National Maritime Museum Cornwall. Photo by Bob Berry

Image: The Sunley Lecture Theatre at The National Maritime Museum Cornwall. Photo by Bob Berry

Capacity: 100 seated – fixed

Fitted with the latest audio-visual technology and an induction loop for hearing aid users. A superb venue for talks, presentations, conferences and films whilst acting as an inspirational venue for educational groups, corporate events and other special occasions and has often been used by our more famous visitors including Ellen MacArthur and Pete Goss.


Haddon Boardroom

Capacity: 15

Steeped in nautical history and housed within the largest collection of maritime literature in the South West, our boardroom is the smallest of our rooms – offering an ideal space for more intimate meetings, workshops or training sessions.


Contact us

For bookings and tariff:

Events and Conference Manager: Dayna Pope
Telephone: 01326 214557
Email: daynapope@nmmc.co.uk

National Maritime Museum
Cornwall Trust
Discovery Quay
Falmouth
Cornwall
TR11 3QY

Tel: +44(0)1326 313388

Email: enquiries@nmmc.co.uk