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Take a virtual tour of the Flying Flotilla and Monsters of the Deep from the air! With thanks to Bad Wolf Horizon.
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.
Take a look at the exciting things to do at National Maritime Museum Cornwall this spring and summer.
Wow, what a year 2019 was! We’ve had another cracking year at National Maritime Museum Cornwall. As we look ahead to 2020 now is the perfect time to reflect on the year that’s been.
Arrr me hearties, welcome to Treasure Island! If ye be brave enough, follow the map… through the smugglers cave… along the island beach… to Treasure Island fort. Watch out for pirates on the way!
Hear insights into the exhibition Guest curator Dr Eric Kentley on our major exhibition Titanic Stories which examines the stories of the Titanic’s momentous sinking on 15 April 1912, re-appraising many of the myths, controversies and assumptions that still linger around one of the most well-known historic events of the 20th century.
Seth Hall introduces Titanic Stories: Contemporary Voices As part of its Titanic Stories exhibition, The National Maritime Museum Cornwall has launched a concurrent exhibition exploring the subject of migration past and present. Titanic Stories: Contemporary Voices shows how the Titanic carried the hopes and dreams of hundreds of migrants seeking a better life and linking…
Claes-Göran Wetterholm gives insights into our exhibition Meet collector and guest curator Titanic Stories Claes-Göran Wetterholm as he introduces major new exhibition Titanic Stories. The exhibition examines the stories of the Titanic’s momentous sinking on 15 April 1912, re-appraising many of the myths, controversies and assumptions that still linger around one of the most well-known…
Watch Dan introduce his installation In addition to the many historic objects in the major exhibition Titanic Stories, the National Maritime Museum Cornwall commissioned a visually-stunning representation of the iceberg suspended over the lifeboat by Cornwall based Dan Arnold. The sculpture is formed from 2208 monkey’s fist knots, each hand made by members of the…