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National Maritime Museum Cornwall

Environment: Historic
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible toilets
  • Information centre
  • Cafe or shop

The National Maritime Museum Cornwall is located in a harbourside building at Falmouth in Cornwall and opened in February 2003. It is an independent charitable trust and, unlike other national museums, receives no direct government support. Its mission is to promote an understanding of boats and their place in people's lives, and of the maritime heritage of Cornwall.  It does this by presenting the story of the sea, boats and the maritime history of Cornwall.

Accessible activities

Easy read interpretation - coming soon in 2018

BSL video - coming soon in 2019

Large print format - coming soon in 2020

Visual story - coming soon in 2020

Contact National Maritime Museum Cornwall


National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Discovery Quay, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 3QY


01326 313388

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