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How to Rock Pool Safely

A close-up oh a pair of hands holding a crab up to the camera.

Exploring the rock pools on your local beach is heaps of fun but it’s important we stay safe and look after the wildlife we find. 

Rock Pool Safety and caring for creatures

Safety Information

Caring for Creatures

Remember rock pools are home to lots of animals. It is important to keep them safe and return them to the rock pool you found them in.

Rock Pool Equipment

Let’s take a look at what equipment you’ll need when you go rock pooling.

Please note, the Museum is closed from Tuesday 1 – Thursday 17 June for the G7 Summit.

Thank you to The Rock Pool Project for their expertise.

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National Maritime Museum
Cornwall Trust
Discovery Quay
TR11 3QY

Tel: +44(0)1326 313388