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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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What's On

What's On at The National Maritime Museum Cornwall

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Model Engineering Showcase

Model Engineering Showcase

17 — 18 November

The National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Falmouth

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17 Nov +1 Days

Latest News/Blogs from The National Maritime Museum Cornwall

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Who needs romance when you've got chocolate

Who needs romance when you've got chocolate

30 January — 14 February 2009

If you’re looking for a Valentine’s Day with a difference, the Maritime Museum is hosting an evening of chocolate indulgence

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30 Jan +15 Days
Maritime Museum's hidden Gem returns

Maritime Museum's hidden Gem returns

26 — 30 January 2009

LOOKING for something out of the ordinary to do with your under fives?

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26 Jan +4 Days
Maritime Museum reveals Porthcurno's place in history

Maritime Museum reveals Porthcurno's place in history

21 January — 2 February 2009

In a fascinating talk at the Maritime Museum Alan Renton, curator and archivist at Porthcurno Telegraph Museum, reveals Porthcurno’s place in the history of communications.

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21 Jan +12 Days