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National Maritime Museum Cornwall

Open Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An excellent place to visit on a wet day in Falmouth

This museum is spacious, well designed, with lots to see. The Titanic exhibition which is on at the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
meljcook1
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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An interesting museum

If you visit Falmouth this is the most interesting place in the town. It has something for everyone... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
chrissT8030TW
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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, Falmouth TR11 3QY, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Titanic expedition was very interesting but spoilt by a school party who had a very loud teacher! Look out tower and below water the best bits for us. Car parking is pay and display and you dont know how long you need.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Margaret C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This museum is spacious, well designed, with lots to see. The Titanic exhibition which is on at the moment, is excellent. Lots for children to do, the family ticket is good value. Has a biggish cafe, but the shop was poor.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank meljcook1
Reviewed 3 days ago

Some interesting exhibits, particularly Tony Bullimore who was rescued off coast of Western Australia and a family from Cornwall that spent 38 days lost at sea. During our visit they also had Titanic stories of some Cornish people impacted by the Titanic disaster.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jo C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a great time with our kids, plenty to see and do and to get involved with. We visited the titanic exhibition and the kids loved the live pirate show. Educational and fun, well worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank FredD1595
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you visit Falmouth this is the most interesting place in the town. It has something for everyone what ever the age but you need to be interested in ships and boats though sometimes there are special exhibitions on other topics.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank chrissT8030TW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A museum for all ages where everyone can learn some facts about the sea .It can be a fun 2 hours especially on a wet day

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Museum is ok, not spectacular, but worth a couple of hours visit with children. BUT...The ‘on site’ car park may seem the obvious place to park. Don’t! Premier Park, who run it, have a series of tricks to lead you being fined to the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The National Maritime Museum is unexpectedly fully of boats, but it is also full of stories that take time to absorb and understand. The Cornwall galleries are very informative for local history buffs. Bits not to miss are the workshop and the tower viewing gallery...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BDRedruth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to see Titanic exhibition which help to dispel a lot of myths. Plus you learnt some interesting new stuff such as Quentin Tarantino was named as one of the writers for Titanic movie script. Building itself has a lot of maritime related stuff...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ChrisPBaconandegg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots to see and all very well set out with enthusiastic volunteers to help. We spent a lot of time up the tower with the wonderful views. The Titanic exhibition was especially good. We went on a Monday in the school term and so there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Aged-but-Digital
17 June 2018|
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Response from rikmay2 | Reviewed this property |
Should be out by 3:15pm then. Not worth going in. :(
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Just about
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Response from 253DougC | 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.
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