17 March 2017 – 7 January 2018 This highly anticipated exhibition offers a genuinely ground-breaking and comprehensive history of British tattooing, featuring cutting edge designers, leading academics and major private collectors. It tells a story that challenges long-standing myths and pre-conceptions about tattooing when it comes to class, gender and age, whilst at the same … Continued
17 March 2017 – 7 January 2018 This exhibition remembers a notable West Countryman and significant national figure, in the 200th anniversary year of his death. It tells a story that challenges the more commonly known Hollywood depiction and brings to life one of the greatest small boat survival stories in history featuring relics from … Continued
Every Monday during term time at 11 O’clock, drop-in for a lively half hour of stories, songs and rhymes. Museum Minnows is free with your museum entry ticket. Term time only.
Until 30 April 2017 Skeleton: New sculpture inspired by Old Boats is a beautiful sculpture exhibition by our first ever ‘artist in residence’. Rob Johnsey, a boatbuilder and sculptor, is not only the museum’s first ‘artist in residence’ but a long serving and dedicated member of the Museum team, having volunteered for our Boat Collection … Continued
We have teamed up with our friends at The Greenbank Hotel, and Fal River Cruises to create this fantastic prize. Win: Tickets to an exclusive preview of our 2017 exhibitions 2 x exclusive tickets to the opening preview night of our 2017 exhibitions Tattoo: British Tattoo Art Revealed and Captain Bligh: Myth, Man and Mutiny. This … Continued
Join us at the first ever National Maritime Museum Cornwall late and receive exclusive access to the ground-breaking Tattoo: British Tattoo Art Revealed exhibition. Explore this provocative and challenging show, hear insights from our guest curator Dr. Matt Lodder, and enjoy sets from Blues extraordinaire Tom Dale and Honey Club Residents: Balouu & Tom Gecim, all … Continued