Find out more about our exciting Main Hall re-rig here.
The battery powered tea lights used for our Christmas 2022 Make & Take crafting activities have been recalled by the Office of Product and Standards. It has been highlighted that there is a high risk of choking.
The town of Eyemouth in Berwickshire on the East Coast of Scotland was a busy fishing port with a large fishing fleet landing huge catches of haddock and herring. In October 1881 the fishing fleet suffered a devastating disaster.
Our new major Pirates exhibition has inspired this month’s Bartlett Blog. Follow the story of the schooner, Ryelands, that was transformed from a cargo ship into a movie star.
Tickets to the 2023 Lecture Series are now on sale and includes talks from leading academics and creators from across the country. In May hear from illustrator Matt Johnson on how he created his wonderful book Red Sails & Pilchards and in the autumn the lectures take on a pirate focus where explore further some of the themes covered in the new Pirates exhibition.
In this Bartlett Blog we explore how the magic of Falmouth influenced the children’s author Beatrix Potter.
On Thursday 9 February we were honoured to welcome the Prince and Princess of Wales on their first official joint visit to Cornwall as the new Duke and Duchess of Cornwall.
In a recent exhibition at National Maritime Museum Cornwall, entitled Memories of Falmouth 1934 – 1969, several images were featured of the schooner Mary Barrow. The three masted topsail schooner was one of the last sailing ships plying the coastal trade around Britain in the 1930s.
Dashing, daring and adventurous or bloodthirsty, immoral and greedy – were pirates of the 18th century heroes of the age or no more than callous cutthroats?