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Silhouettes & Shadows 2021

The nights are drawing in and the shadows are taking over. Come and join us for a spooky half term this October!

Take & Make

Saturday 23 – Sunday 31 October, 12.30pm – 3.30pm
Make a spooky puppet and then using specially made screens create a scary shadow puppet show.

Museum trail

Saturday 23 – Sunday 31 October
Seven sea spirits have invaded the Museum! Can you discover them all?

What else is here

Explore 15 galleries over four floors, jump aboard boats, climb the 100-foot Lookout Tower, watch boat-building, go underwater in the Tidal Zone, discover stories of ocean adventures and survival, and sail miniature boats on the waterfront boat pool.

It’s free!

The Silhouettes and Shadows October half term activities are FREE as part of the Museum’s annual admission fee. Pay once and get in free for a year.

Halloween at the Museum

On Sunday 31 October join us afterhours for Halloween at the Museum. Dress as ghosts and ghouls and head out on the torch-lit trail to find the spooky sea spirits hidden in the Museum’s deepest darkest corners. Find out more about Halloween at the Museum.

National Maritime Museum
Cornwall Trust
Discovery Quay
TR11 3QY

Tel: +44(0)1326 313388


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