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Halloween at the Museum 2023

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Halloween at National Maritime Museum Cornwall is perfect for children and their families. Visit the Museum out of hours if you dare! Ghoulishly good fun awaits – keep your eyes peeled for tricks and treats along the way…

Spooky Storytelling

Cornish Quayside Gallery – 4pm, 4.45pm and 5.30pm

Gather round for a mythical Cornish tale told by our ghostly Fisherwoman. Her tall tales are sure to send a slithery shiver down your spine.

Make & Take Halloween Workshop

Get crafty making a Halloween mask in our Make and Take workshop and give your family a fright.

Pirate Ghost Ship Trail

Follow the trail around the Museum to discover what our pirate ghost is taking on his ghoulish voyage.

What else is at National Maritime Museum Cornwall?

Explore 15 galleries over five floors, jump aboard boats, climb the 100-foot Lookout Tower, go underwater in the Tidal Zone, uncover ocean adventures and survival stories and sail miniature boats on the Waterfront Boat Pool. You can enjoy a brew with a view in our Waterside Cafe too, which looks out across Falmouth Harbour, and there’ll be some spooky treats to savour.

It’s free!

Halloween at the Museum is FREE as part of the Museum’s annual admission fee. Pay once, get in free for a year.

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National Maritime Museum
Cornwall Trust
Discovery Quay
TR11 3QY

Tel: +44(0)1326 313388