The West Country Sights

National Maritime Museum Cornwall

  • Discovery Quay Map It
  • Falmouth

Published 08/18/2015

Fodor's 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 approximately 30 of 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.

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Discovery Quay, Falmouth, TR11 3QY, England

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Sight Details:

  • £12
  • Daily 10–5.

Published 08/18/2015


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