Find out more about our exciting Main Hall re-rig here.
Sunday 8 October, 11.30am
Castles, crows, and rowing boats. Mermaids, dragons and tiny islands surrounded by the sea… Arthur’s Club, a place where everyone is welcome, a place where stories come alive.
Thursday 25 May, 7.30pm.
With Matt Johnson.
Creating an Illustrated Book About Cornwall’s Fishing History.
Family fun with a BANG! Learn where energy comes from and witness explosive experiments in our science shows, get creative in Make & Take, and embark on a captivating Museum trail.
All aboard to join our pirate crew this Easter! Become a budding buccaneer with Rattlebox Theatre, create the necessary pirate accessories in Make & Take and join the Museum trail too.
Explore The Rock Pool Project’s mobile rock pool and discover the curious creatures found on our Cornish coast, create paper plate rock pools in Make & Take and join the Museum trail to help us find all the lost rock pool creatures.
Jam-packed with pirate fun, this summer will be the best yet! Join in our interactive pirate theatre show where you decide the story, get crafting in our Make & Take sessions and join the Museum trail too.
Thursday 14 September, 7.30pm.
With Dr Elaine Murphy.
Female Pirates and the Experiences of Women at Sea.
Did you know that over the last 20 years we’ve sold enough tea and coffee to fill three large swimming pools. Take a look at more fascinating facts you may not know about us.
In the 20 years since we opened, the Museum’s achievements have gone beyond what anyone could have imagined in 2003. To summarize our cultural ambitions, our local and national impacts, as well as our passion for Cornwall’s maritime heritage in just ’20 things’ has been a real challenge for the team. Nonetheless, here is our list.