Wow, what a year 2019 was! We’ve had another cracking year at National Maritime Museum Cornwall, and as we look start to look ahead to 2020 now is the perfect time to reflect on the year that’s been.
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.
The beautiful song from the ocean’s brightest pearl rolls on the waves and laps on the tide. Her tail shimmers in the sun as she dives and dances with her friend’s deep below the sea’s surface.
We are delighted to host a series of Monster Talks in association with our current major exhibition Monsters of the Deep.
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.