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Myth, Monsters and Magic Week at the Maritime Museum

21 — 27 July 2012

Myth, magic and monsters come alive at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall in Falmouth this summer holiday.

Myths, Monsters and Magic
21-27 Jul, 12-3.30pm

Discover a land steeped in myths and legends. Make monstrous Morgawr masks and magical mermaid puppets, with a week of activities inspired by Cornish folklore.

Once upon a time…
23 & 25 Jul, 11.30am 2pm & 3.30pm

From mythical monsters to swashbuckling pirates enjoy a spellbinding selection of stories linked to our themed weeks.

Hands On History
24 Jul, 11.30am, 2pm & 3.30pm

Learn the traditional skill of rope making. Discover the significance of this humble material and its importance to the industrial and maritime history of Cornwall and beyond.

Douglas Dapper’s Creature Feature
26 Jul, 11.30am, 2pm and 3.30pm

Every Thursday throughout the school holidays, Douglas Dapper the Story Explorer guides you on a magical treasure hunt to discover an exciting collection of stories from around the world using exhibits and artefacts to inspire your imagination.

Join the Story Explorer on his quest to find the truth behind the marvellous monstrosities and bizarre beasties from Cornwall’s past.

*All activities FREE with Museum entrance ticket. One creative craft activity each day.
Adult supervision required.