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National Maritime Museum Cornwall

Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A pleasant surprise

Visiting Falmouth for a day on a recent trip to the UK and on the recommendation of our B&B host... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
John G
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
Titanic exhibition

Very interesting visit. Loads of interesting myth busting stories about the famous disaster. I... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Steve G
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Discovery Quay | Discovery Quay, Falmouth TR11 3QY, England
+44 1326 313388
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Reviewed today

Visited the museum with the old lady I am looking after, we specifically went to see the display on Titanic, excellent display with plenty of information, visuals and props. The museum is wheelchair friendly. Well worth the

Thank Cheryl6406
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visiting Falmouth for a day on a recent trip to the UK and on the recommendation of our B&B host ;we searched out and found the National Maritime Museum.It is a modest sized modern ; well planned and interesting venue with a variety of exhibits...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Disappointed with the museum on the whole as we felt it concentrated on slating the Hollywood film rather than concentrating on the exhibits they had. There was a lack of original artefacts and at £13 an adult ticket it was over-priced. Nice views though in...More

1  Thank flygirl_1085
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a very good option for Cornwall if it's raining! The Titanic exhibition is worth the admission price alone. There's a ton of interesting artefacts, including a famous dress that Kate Winslet squeezed into for the film. We were particularly moved by objects such...More

Thank CockneyBrum
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We paid for a family ticket to see the Titanic exhibit today which promised ‘new artefacts never seen before in the UK’ but we were left disappointed as the exhibit seems to be merely a collection of any random things which have been produced commercially...More

2  Thank Anna H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Not really much to the review... Mainly because the 'museum' has barely any content - and it is literally boats hanging from a ceiling with a small Titanic exhibition, in which holding no 'unknown info'. It is overall a very expensive 30/45 minutes out your...More

2  Thank Stan H
Reviewed 4 days ago

A great day was had by all. I especially like the idea of buying 1 ticket that lasts for a whole year excellent idea. Other attractions should take note. Titanic exhibition was really interesting. Although I had no little ones with us it seemed to...More

Thank Janet E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our day out here on an overcast day, our children loved attending pirate school and listening to the gory and disgusting pirate tales! They loved climbing on jet skis and in a dinghy and looking at the different boats. There was lots...More

Thank Rachel T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very interesting visit. Loads of interesting myth busting stories about the famous disaster. I spent a good couple of hours on this exhibition alone. There was also a number of items from crew and passengers on display. None of the recovered items though as I...More

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 1 week ago

My 17 year old daughter asked to visit here while were on holiday in cornwall last week. We really enjoyed the titanic exhibition, and found it very imformative. we also loved the view from the lookout tower, aswell as the underground level, especially as the...More

Thank Rob G
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17 June 2018|
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Response from rikmay2 | Reviewed this property |
Should be out by 3:15pm then. Not worth going in. :(
17 June 2018|
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Response from Krystina A | Reviewed this property |
Just about
4 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.