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National Maritime Museum Cornwall Falmouth, TR11 3QY

Look-Out - view from the 100ft tower
Tidal Zone - one of only three natural underwater galleries in the world
Waterfront pool

About National Maritime Museum Cornwall

The National Maritime Museum Cornwall is an independent Museum celebrating the influence of the sea on history and culture and telling the story of Cornwall's incredible maritime heritage.


The museum's collections consist of a unique range of objects, boats, art, books and archives.

The National Small Boat Collection 

The museum is home to this collection of national importance, representative of boats from the UK and around the world.

Cornwall galleries

Explore the Cornwall galleries to discover stories of Cornwall and The Sea.


See shipwrights at work in the boat building workshop.

15 galleries

Incredible maritime heritage.

The Bartlett Library and Maritime Research Centre

Houses a diverse collection of maritime reference books, periodicals, and archive material.

100 foot Lookout Tower

Amazing panoramic views over Falmouth harbour.

Waterside Café

The best views in Falmouth.

Check NMMC.CO.UK for dates + times + further information. D
on't forget you can pay once, get in free all year!

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Opening Hours

Open daily 10am-5pm, seven days a week. Closed Christmas Day & Boxing Day

Admission Charges

Please visit our website at for more information on our admission prices.

For information on promotional offers for groups, school visits and cruise passengers:

Buy a full price individual ticket and get in free to the National Maritime Museum Cornwall for a year!

Information & Contact

National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Discovery Quay, Falmouth
Tel: 01326 313388


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