Sunday 16 February
Discover the wonderful World of Whales as illustrator Becky Thorn joins us at the Museum on Sunday 16 February to celebrate the launch of her new book and World Whale Day.
February Half Term
Join us this February half term for Science of the Sea – family fun with a BANG! Live shows, Make and Takes and a bubble Museum trail.
Saturday 22 February
After exploring the sea man turned his attention to the sky. Join us as we discover how via a special Museum trail how scientists, astronomers and Captain Cook all embarked on a mission to answer the question, how big is the Universe?
Running until mid-March
On Monday 22 November 1869, 150 years ago, the Cutty Sark, one of the world’s most famous historic ships, was launched in Scotland. Our new exhibition celebrates the Cutty Sark’s time moored in the town.
Until Tuesday 1 September
This exhibition of paintings of traditional boats of Falmouth showcases the work of artist James Dodds. It includes several new commissions including a Falmouth Pilot cutter which will be the largest painting James has ever undertaken.
Running until September
This show focuses on the ancestry of several prominent Porthleven families, linked to the construction of the dock, boatbuilding, fishing and net-making.
Every Thursday During Term Time
Explorer caps and backpacks on and magnifying glasses at the ready, we’re going on an adventure. Minnows Explorers is National Maritime Museum Cornwall’s grandparent and grandchildren activity sessions and is all about creating, making and exploring together.
Weekly storytelling and sing-a-long Every Monday during term time at 11 o’clock! Drop in for a lively half hour of stories, songs and rhymes. Minnows Tales is free with your museum entry ticket. Term time only.