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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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Latest News/Blogs from The National Maritime Museum Cornwall

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Reshuffle brings Hat Trick of Gold winners together for the first time

Reshuffle brings Hat Trick of Gold winners together for the first time

9 January — 5 February 2009

The major changes for 2009 are well under way at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall.

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09 Jan +27 Days
Swashbuckling Adventure at the Maritime Museum

Swashbuckling Adventure at the Maritime Museum

9 — 25 January 2009

Buckles will be well and truly swashed at the Maritime Museum on Sunday 25 January as Movie Magic returns with Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas.

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09 Jan +16 Days
Shooting Stars at the Maritime Museum

Shooting Stars at the Maritime Museum

19 December 2008 — 4 January 2009

JUST because the Christmas festivities are over doesn’t mean the fun stops at the Maritime Museum.

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19 Dec +16 Days