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National Maritime Museum Cornwall

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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time just flew

We visited Falmouth.with the intention of visiting the Maritime Museum and thoroughly enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David S
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Bromyard, United Kingdom
A good 2 hours

Had a lovely time there with our 3 children. Entrance tickets are not cheap but understandable as... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
M_Steph_L
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England, 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, Falmouth TR11 3QY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A most informative and moving exhibition that brings alive the tragedy of 1912. It is not suitable for younger children but fascinating for everyone else. My only criticism is that the handwritten letters are impossible to read in the dim lighting. A printed transcript would...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Falmouth in November with my elderly parents and we used the Maritime Museum car park as my father had just had a stroke and was unable to walk far - we were having lunch at Rick Steins. It was difficult to put the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Falmouth.with the intention of visiting the Maritime Museum and thoroughly enjoyed the visit. The Titanic exhibition was most interesting,as it told how lives were affected by the tragedy and also the exhibits were interesting and absorbing ,time just flew. A thoroughly interesting and...More

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

Loved the museum and the Titanic Exhibition was excellent. My partner and I work in the cruise line industry and the facts presented were very revealing.

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

I visited with my son and a friend. We were treated to a fascinating insight into marine history, including of epic tales of survival in dreadful circumstances. On the observation level we received a highly interesting talk on local life on and history of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely time there with our 3 children. Entrance tickets are not cheap but understandable as it’s independent. Love the fact that the lady kindly highlighted one adult to go free as accompanying a child with special needs without any prompting. The Titanic exhibit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was initially doubtful as to whether I would enjoy visiting the National Maritime Museum, but it was so fascinating that we spent 2 days there. There are several exhibitions over several floors. The highlights for me were seeing Ben Ainslie’s boats on show, the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for the Titanic exhibition, which had so much thorough, well researched information and even legitimate artefacts from the tragedy such as a lifebelt and a clock from the carpathia. The recreation of boat 13 built by the museum was very interesting to see. Learnt...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KWanders16
Reviewed 12 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 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
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Aged-but-Digital
16 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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Response from KrystinaA_12 | Reviewed this property |
Just about
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3 October 2017|
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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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