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National Maritime Museum Cornwall

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Great place for a wet day

Arrived early, lots of interesting exhibitions although not too keen on the Titanic exhibition... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Littlehampton, United Kingdom
Titanic Stories and More.

Have wanted to visit here for a while now and decided to go with some friends. Loved the main... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Redruth, United Kingdom
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With over 15 galleries, a boatbuilding workshop, exciting new exhibitions every year, interactive exhibits and a collection that spans The National Small Boat collection, artworks, maps and charts, memorabilia and other objects there’s plenty to...more
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Discovery Quay | Discovery Quay, Falmouth TR11 3QY, England
+44 1326 313388
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Reviewed yesterday

Arrived early, lots of interesting exhibitions although not too keen on the Titanic exhibition. Getting the lift up to the viewing platform allowed a 360degree view of Falmouth Harbour and getting the lift down to the basement is fascinating because it is under water at...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

£13.50 per adult ( pensioners have to 65 or over) no concessions for disabled. So, £27 for 2 of us ... to see nothing special. We then paid £8.75 for 2 coffees and 1 slice of cake! £3 to park the car, so almost £40...More

Thank NeensAnn
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Have wanted to visit here for a while now and decided to go with some friends. Loved the main exhibition about the Titanic and it's stories. Very eye opening and educational with some facts and myths explained. The rest of the place is wonderful covering...More

Thank KernowBoys
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is such an interesting museum. Loads to keep all ages entertained. We started at the very top, looking over the harbour, and worked our way down. Quite a bit to take in, and lots of things to learn, but the way everything is explained...More

Thank aissiegirl
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really impressive building with a fantastic view of the town and harbour from the third floor. The Titanic exhibition was interesting with a slightly different slant on it. The section on the development of the package fleet in Falmouth gave a real insight into on...More

Thank seebeforeigo
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A good museum to visit for kids and adults alike,nice cafe and really good gift shop.But a word of advice,if as we did,parking in Grove Place car park which is on the museum doorstep,you can only park for a maximum 3 hours (£4.50) which on...More

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Cornwall has a lot of museums but this definitely is the top of the list for value. If you love boats then this is the place - educational as well as relaxing - but it's really the Titanic exhibition that sets it apart. Loads of...More

Thank Ross666W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is one of the best museums I’ve been to in a while. I’m not particularly interested in sailing or boats - but spent over a couple of hours in this really interesting museum. There were many interesting boats to look at - with enough...More

Thank Pughj
Reviewed 6 days ago

Better start with the parking for this museum, if you are just going into Falmouth for the museum then their car park will be fine even with a visit to the cafe 2 hours would be plenty, but if like us, we went early planning...More

Thank kim B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Falmouth is a lovely place to visit the maritime museum is ok but very expensive for an hour of your time

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16 June 2018|
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Response from rikmay2 | Reviewed this property |
Should be out by 3:15pm then. Not worth going in. :(
16 June 2018|
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Response from Krystina A | Reviewed this property |
Just about
3 October 2017|
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Response from Doug C | Reviewed this property |
£13.50 per Adult July 2018 .This is for a year's membership so if your a day tripper this is expensive.