Find out more about our exciting Main Hall re-rig here.
Falmouth is no stranger to spectacular Tall Ships. Step through time and uncover the history of the Tall Ships Races’ close association with the town.
Uncover the origins of the Tall Ships races and find out more about what you can expect to see at this year’s event in Falmouth.
Explore the history of Falmouth’s Working Boats; the fishing fleet which dredges for oysters in the Fal, and the smaller racing fleet.
Falmouth will be home to some of the world’s most impressive sailing vessels from August 15-18. Here are some of the Tall Ships you can expect to see this year.
Some of these superstitions date back several hundred years. Some are more logical than others. Here’s just a taste of the kinds of things sailors believed in.
Many words or phrases used in the present day can trace their origins back to the maritime world. Some – like ‘all hands on deck’ and ‘plain sailing’ – are more obvious than others.
Explore the history of the oldest form of fixed-seat rowing to take place anywhere, as well as the history of Penryn Rowing Club.
2023 is a big year for National Maritime Museum Cornwall. It’s our 20th birthday and so we’re creating a brand new exhibition that takes a look at the highs and lows of our 20 year history.
Today the Cutty Sark is one of the world’s most famous ships, but it wasn’t all plain sailing for the vessel. In this Bartlett Blog we explore the ship’s history and how Wilfred & Catharine Dowman from Falmouth secured the Cutty Sark’s future.