National Maritime Museum Cornwall


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Discovery Quay
Falmouth
Cornwall
TR11 3QY
England

  • Phone: 01326 313388

The multi-award winning National Maritime Museum Cornwall has 15 galleries, over five floors beautifully illustrating the past, present and future of this island nation. Silver winner of UK Heritage Attraction of the Year at the 2013 British Travel Awards, the Museum features a number of stunning exhibitions dedicated to the sea, boats and Cornwall.

Further information

Opening Hours:

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

Charges:

Adult: £13.95 Children (6-18): £6.50 Children (0-5): Free

Discounts:

  • Museums Association

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Toilets
  • Auditorium
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Children's play area
  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Library
  • Library with public access
  • Meeting room available
  • Parking for coaches
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Picnic area
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
  • Refreshments
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Study facilities
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan
  • Conference facilities available
  • Cinema/film screening facilities
  • Late night openings
  • Lecture theatre
  • Licensed bar

Facilities information:

The library is open Tuesday - Saturday only

Services:

  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Activities for pre-school children
  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Events/teaching/resources for people with disabilities
  • Foreign language leaflet or brochure available
  • General guide to collections available
  • Guided tours
  • Induction loops in exhibition spaces
  • Induction loops in lecture theatres
  • Information point provided
  • Large print information and/or interpretation
  • Licensed for weddings
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Public access available to collections information
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students
  • Touch exhibits
  • Sign language interpretation available
  • Volunteering scheme offered

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