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National Maritime
Museum Cornwall

Celebrating the sea, boats and Cornwall, this multi-award winning museum is a highlight of any visit to the Fal River.

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National Maritime Museum Cornwall

About the National Maritime Museum Cornwall


An independent museum located on Discovery Quay in Falmouth, the National Maritime Museum Cornwall celebrates the incredible maritime history of Falmouth, Cornwall and how the sea influences global culture.

The museum houses 15 galleries, over five floors of interactive exhibits. With a collection that spans The National Small Boat collection, exciting temporary exhibitions, artworks, maps and charts, memorabilia and other objects, and a boatbuilding workshop, there is already plenty to explore at this museum, which won The Telegraph Family Friendly Museum of the Year award in 2014.

The National Maritime Museum Cornwall is an Arts Council-funded Major Partner Museum, under the umbrella of the Cornwall Museum Partnership. Its work is supported by a wide range of generous supporters, including the Heritage Lottery Fund, the John Ellerman Foundation, and Cornwall Council.

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Access

We want to provide a great experience for all ages, abilities and backgrounds. Our building has been designed with access in mind. We’re fully accessible via ramps and lifts and have a hearing loop at the ticketing desk and in the Lecture Theatre. 

 

Opening Hours Admission

The Museum is open every day of the year from 10am - 5pm, except Christmas Day and Boxing Day.


Admission

Buy a full price individual ticket and get in free to the National Maritime Museum Cornwall for a year!

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Top things To Do this Easter!

From 22 March

Maximise the Easter 2018 holidays with these most egg-sellent events around the river!

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22 Mar
Top things to do in March

Top things to do in March

From 19 February

Your guide to the best events springing up around the Fal River this month.

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19 Feb
Titanic Stories Exclusive Exhibition Preview Tickets Now on Sale

Titanic Stories Exclusive Exhibition Preview Tickets Now on Sale

From 9 February

The National Maritime Museum Cornwall has announced just 200 tickets are on sale for a special evening of music, exclusive insights from Titanic experts, drinks and canapés on Wednesday 7 March 2018.

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09 Feb