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Sixty-five years ago this strange craft, L’Egaré II, arrived in Falmouth on 21 August 1956, having crossed the Atlantic from Halifax, Nova Scotia to Falmouth, Cornwall in 88 days, carrying three men and two kittens, who became the first men in history to achieve this feat of endurance.
From Monday 19 July England will move to the final stage of easing lockdown restrictions. We wanted to let you know what this means for NMMC and the changes we’re making.
With a packed programme of events and things to do this summer, we’re the coolest place to be for families! Grab all the gang and set sail for fun.
Hegarty’s Boatyard is one of the latest temporary exhibitions to open at National Maritime Museum Cornwall this year. We thought we’d catch-up with Kevin O’Farrell, the photographer behind the exhibition, to find out more about him and this incredible body of work.
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our dear friend Captain George Hogg – one of the Museum’s founders, and a passionate and dedicated volunteer.
Over 80 years ago Operation Aerial, co-ordinated by the Royal Navy, evacuated allied troops and civilians by sea from the ports of western France. Here we take a look at Falmouth’s important role.
Fly high with Yskynna Vertical Dance Company, dive into our newest exhibitions and drop anchor in any one of our 15 galleries bursting with maritime and Cornish history – here’s what’s coming-up at NMMC this summer.
Inspired by the photos from NMMC’s archives we delved into the history of Waterwitch – a vessel once well-known in Falmouth’s waters.