The Museum is now open to visitors. Read about visiting during Coronavirus.
The World of Whales has now finished. Thank you to all those who joined us.
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.
Hundreds of sea creature specimens from the National Oceanography Collection arrived at the Museum recently. Find out more about their role in Monsters of the Deep.
From mummified mermaids to giant krakens the size of an island, our new major exhibition, Monsters of the Deep, will take visitors on an immersive tour through the world of deep-sea monsters.
Preparations for Monsters of the Deep are in full swing and strange and bewildering deliveries are arriving daily to the Museum – see what arrived this week!
Wow, what a year 2019 was! We’ve had another cracking year at National Maritime Museum Cornwall. As we look ahead to 2020 now is the perfect time to reflect on the year that’s been.
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?
Opens Friday 20 March
Deep in the dark murky depths of the ocean bioluminescence dances and shadowy figures loom. Something’s there, but what?