Each day there’ll be a chance to learn, touch and uncover more about the sea life in our Cornish waters.

Mini Monsters of the not so Deep

Join us at the Museum as the Rock Pool Project offer guidance on the best ways to explore rock pools and identify the creatures you discover. See what mini-monsters and curios creatures you can find.

Make and Take

Monday 25 – Sunday 31 May

Our May half term Make and Take is a monstrous one. Unleash your crafty side as we create creatures that will send shivers down the spine of any hardened sailor.


Monday 25 – Sunday 31 May

Mini-monsters are hiding in the Museum, but can you find them all? Search high and low, far and wide, find out where the beasts reside! Uncover them all to claim your prize.

What else is at National Maritime Museum Cornwall?

Explore 15 galleries over five floors, jump aboard boats, climb the 100-foot Lookout Tower, meet boat builders in the Boatbuilding Workshop, go underwater in the Tidal Zone, uncover ocean adventures and survival stories and sail miniature boats on the waterfront Boat Pool.

It’s free!

The Mini-Monsters of the not so Deep May half term activities is FREE as part of the Museum’s annual admission fee. Pay once and get in free for a year.

What else is on this spring and summer?

Watch to see what else we have on at National Maritime Museum Cornwall this spring and summer.