National Maritime Museum Cornwall is now temporarily closed due to Coronavirus restrictions. Read more about the Museum closure.
Opens Friday 20 March
Deep in the dark murky depths of the ocean bioluminescence dances and shadowy figures loom. Something’s there, but what?
The beautiful song from the ocean’s brightest pearl rolls on the waves and laps on the tide. Her tail shimmers in the sun as she dives and dances with her friend’s deep below the sea’s surface.
We are delighted to host a series of Monster Talks by speakers who are leaders in their field. The talks are in association with our current major exhibition Monsters of the Deep.
On Monday 22 November 1869, 150 years ago, the Cutty Sark, one of the world’s most famous historic ships, was launched in Scotland. Our new exhibition celebrates the Cutty Sark’s time moored in the town.
Merry Make and Takes to glistening light trails, Christmas at the Museum takes on the theme of Lanterns and Lights with a nautical twist.
Until February 2021.
This exhibition of paintings of traditional boats of Falmouth showcases the work of artist James Dodds. It includes several new commissions including a Falmouth pilot cutter.
We are very excited to announce our programme for 2020. It’s chocca with what we’ve become renowned for – exceptional theatre performance, opportunities to learn in exciting and different ways and a blockbuster exhibition that could be considered out of this world!
Every Thursday During Term Time
Explorer caps and backpacks on and magnifying glasses at the ready, we’re going on an adventure. Minnows Explorers is National Maritime Museum Cornwall’s grandparent and grandchildren activity sessions and is all about creating, making and exploring together.