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A special experience

Our ‘sleepover’ programme has been specially developed for schools that have found it too difficult to visit the museum within a normal ‘school visit day’. The whole package offers not only an unforgettable learning experience for your pupils, spending a ‘night at the museum’, but also an innovative way of saving money and freeing up valuable time to explore more of Cornwall.

Each sleepover includes:


Free curriculum workshops

We will provide a full curriculum programme free of charge during the evening of your visit (normal cost about £105 per class). Choose from:

Make the most of your time

A typical school visit to the museum takes the best part of a day. On a sleepover we will run a ‘full day’ programme for you during the evening, freeing up valuable time to explore other attractions such as Eden and Tate St Ives.

Contact us

Formal Learning Manager: Seth Hall
Telephone: 01326 214 535

Book now

National Maritime Museum
Cornwall Trust
Discovery Quay
TR11 3QY

Tel: +44(0)1326 313388