The safety of our visitors, volunteers and staff is paramount to us so it is with regret that we have decided to temporarily close National Maritime Museum Cornwall. Read our full statement.
What a year! This video showcases key highlights achieved by the team at The National Maritime Museum Cornwall in 2017. With thanks to all our supporters, staff, and volunteers.
On Friday 14th July 2017, 110 young people taking part in a week-long National Citizens Service residential with Young People Cornwall came to the National Maritime Museum Cornwall, in Falmouth, as part of their Bronze Arts Award activities. For Bronze Arts Award, young people take part in arts activities, respond to the arts as audiences…
Share your stories, personal connections and memories of the sea in Cornwall with us and we’ll compile highlights into an online gallery, interactive display in the museum and our annual journal.
A chance to collect tattoos inspired by designs from original rare flash from private collections on display. All designs on offer will be created especially for the flash day and inspired by original flash and artwork featured in the museum’s ground breaking and award winning exhibition.
Explore this provocative and challenging show, hear insights from our guest curators, see live tattooing as part of our Flash Day, enjoy live music, all while enjoying a free drink courtesy of Sailor Jerry. Live music performed by Leigh Delamere & the Gordanos, ‘Cornwall’s premium rhythm’n’blues boogie-woogie ragtime gypsy skifflers’ !
Our major new temporary exhibition for 2017; Titanic Stories will feature a specially built reproduction Lifeboat 13. The museum’s boat building team are building the reproduction in house and are working on making an authentic reconstruction as possible. Come see the team in action!
We’re renowned for being a museum that says ‘Climb Aboard’ rather than ‘Don’t touch!’ These social media posts show why we’re such a family favourite… To see your photos of your day out here – share them on our Facebook page and tag us or on Instagram via #NMMCKids Video: Top 10 Things to do with kids…
We’re renowned for being a museum that says ‘Climb Aboard’ rather than ‘Don’t touch!’