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Tattoo: British Tattoo Art Revealed

Tattoo: British Tattoo Art Revealed

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.

Captain Bligh: Myth, Man, Mutiny

Captain Bligh: Myth, Man, Mutiny

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…

Buy tickets – Museum Late: Tattoo

Buy tickets – Museum Late: Tattoo

Buy your tickets online here Join us at the first ever National Maritime Museum Cornwall late and receive exclusive access to the ground-breaking Tattoo: British Tattoo Art Revealed exhibition. Explore this provocative and challenging show, hear insights from our guest curator Dr. Matt Lodder, and enjoy sets from Blues extraordinaire Tom Dale and Honey Club Residents:…

Skeleton: Sculpture inspired by boats

Skeleton: Sculpture inspired by boats

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…

Easter holidays 2017

Easter holidays 2017

Ahoy! This holiday you can work on your ‘sailor craft in the age of sail’ skills with the team. Make your own: ship in a bottle, sea chests, sea maps, and scrimshaw. There’s lots of live entertainment too, including enthralling pirate puppet shows and “The Voyage of the Mystery” a spell-binding and truly interactive live…

Museum Minnows: for under 5s

Museum Minnows: for under 5s

Every Monday during term time at 11 O’clock, drop-in for a lively half hour of stories, songs and rhymes. Museum Minnows is free with your museum entry ticket. Term time only.