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National Maritime Museum Cornwall

National Maritime Museum Cornwall Review

The granite-and-oak-clad structure by the harbor is an excellent place to come to grips with Cornish maritime heritage, weather lore, and navigational science. You can view the collection of 140 or so boats, examine the tools associated with Cornish boatbuilders, and gaze down from the lighthouselike lookout, which is equipped with maps, telescopes, and binoculars. In the glass-fronted Tidal Zone below sea level, you come face-to-face with the sea itself.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Discovery Quay, Falmouth, TR11 3QY | Map It
  • Phone: 01326/313388
  • Cost: £11.50
  • Hours: Daily 10–5.
  • Website:
  • Location: Falmouth
Updated: 05-28-2014

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