Find out more about our exciting Main Hall re-rig here.
In 1994, Cornish diver Colin Martin found the Hanover wreck after seven years of searching. Learn more about the tragedy and what objects were recovered.
Tattoo: British Tattoo Art Revealed opened at the Museum to huge acclaim in 2017 and after touring nationally we are delighted to bring back some of the key artworks from the exhibition.
2023 is a big year for National Maritime Museum Cornwall. It’s our 20th birthday and so we’re creating a brand new exhibition that takes a look at the highs and lows of our 20 year history.
Dashing, daring and adventurous or bloodthirsty, immoral and greedy – were pirates of the 18th century heroes of the age or no more than callous cutthroats?
A new installation of contemporary tattoo art created by 14 Black and POC tattoo artists all working in the UK today.
This post contains sculptural representations of male and female nudity, including body parts.
Below the glistening surface of the sea, lurking down at the extreme depths of the ocean are hair-raising, toe-curling, horror-making monsters. With deadly weapons and carnivorous appetites, the deep-seas can be a terrifying place.
Take a virtual tour of Monsters of the Deep from the air, soar through the exhibition, come face-to-face with a killer whale skeleton, glide around the space and meet some real monsters of the deep.
From a terrifying Feegee mermaid to the spindly legs of a giant sea spider there are plenty of sights to see. Explore our top reasons to dive into the mysterious world of the deep sea.