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Five 2020 Highlights

A young girl examines a model ship.

Monsters of the Deep

Opening Friday 20 March
Years in the planning, Monsters of the Deep is the Museum’s most ambitious exhibition to date. It examines the myths, legends, facts and folklore about the creatures that lurk at the bottom of the ocean. Find out more about Monsters of the Deep.

Yskynna’s Into the Deep Blue

Easter and Summer Holidays
Yskynna return to National Maritime Museum Cornwall in 2020 with their brand new show Into the Deep Blue. Set amongst the Museum’s flying flotilla, the aerial mermaids dance. It’ll be a breathtaking and beautiful show for all the family.

Heritage Boat Tours, spot boats in the harbour

New Steam Boat Tours

Monday 4 May – Sunday 29 September
Our 1930’s motor launch Jonik will be back on the water again in 2020 but this time joined by Emma our steam launch. Take in Falmouth’s beautiful surroundings, learn more about the history of the area and enjoy being aboard a true boating gem.

RNLI Rescue Zone at National Maritime Museum Cornwall

Water Safety Weekend with the RNLI

Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 May
For one weekend only the RNLI are taking over the Museum with awesome games and demonstrations. There’ll be the chance to meet real RNLI lifeguards, hear more about their important work and learn techniques that will keep you safe on the beach.

A model boat floats on the Museum's Boat Pool.

Model Weekend Returns

Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 November
After the hugely successful event in 2018 we’re looking forward to another weekend of stunning models, expert demonstrations and activities for all ages.

Our full 2020 programme will be shared online in January so come back to find out more.

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National Maritime Museum
Cornwall Trust
Discovery Quay
TR11 3QY

Tel: +44(0)1326 313388