Viking Voyagers has now closed

Viking Voyagers has now closed

20-03-2015 to 02-01-2017

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.

Mystery of the Darlwyne

Mystery of the Darlwyne

30-04-2016 to 02-01-2017

This exhibition commemorates the tragic loss of the pleasure cruiser Darlwyne in July 1966.

Medal Winners: Hall of Fame

Medal Winners: Hall of Fame

04-07-2016 to 02-01-2017

This new exhibition celebrates British success in water sports at the Olympic and Paralympic games.

Skeleton: Sculpture inspired by boats

Skeleton: Sculpture inspired by boats

10-11-2016 to 30-04-2017

Until 30 April 2017 Skeleton: New sculpture inspired by Old Boats is a beautiful sculpture exhibition by our first ever ‘artist in residence’. Rob Johnsey, a boatbuilder and sculptor, is not only the museum’s first ‘artist in residence’ but a long serving and dedicated member of the Museum team, having volunteered for our Boat Collection … Continued

Museum Minnows: activities for under 5s

Museum Minnows: activities for under 5s

09-01-2017 to 13-02-2017

Term time only Every Monday during term time at 11 O’Clock, drop-in for a lively half hour of stories, songs and rhymes. FREE with your Museum ticket.                

February Half-Term 2017

February Half-Term 2017

12-02-2017 to 19-02-2017

Out of this world – Travel to space from Falmouth! Plan your mission to space this February Half – Term. If you fancy getting up close to our planets, did you know there’s an actual space portal in Falmouth? Want to come ? Well come along and join us at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall … Continued

Tattoo: British Tattoo Art Revealed

Tattoo: British Tattoo Art Revealed

17-03-2017 to 07-01-2018

17 March 2017 – 7 January 2018 This highly anticipated exhibition offers a genuinely ground-breaking and comprehensive history of British tattooing, featuring cutting edge designers, leading academics and major private collectors. It tells a story that challenges long-standing myths and pre-conceptions about tattooing when it comes to class, gender and age, whilst at the same … Continued

Captain Bligh: Myth, Man, Mutiny

Captain Bligh: Myth, Man, Mutiny

17-03-2017 to 07-01-2018

17 March 2017 – 7 January 2018 This exhibition remembers a notable West Countryman and significant national figure, in the 200th anniversary year of his death. It tells a story that challenges the more commonly known Hollywood depiction and brings to life one of the greatest small boat survival stories in history featuring relics from … Continued