National Maritime Museum Cornwall
Falmouth, Cornwall & Isles of Scilly
National Maritime Museum Cornwall is a place to enrich your understanding of the sea and Cornwall. Bringing new and diverse perspectives to maritime issues, highlighting their relevancy in the present day and bringing rare objects from around the world to Cornwall to tell local, national and international stories.
The museum was officially opened in 2003 and is located on the aptly named Discovery Quay in Falmouth, south Cornwall.
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Discover Cornwall & Isles of Scilly
Cornwall has just about everything – wild moorland landscapes, glorious river valley scenery, picturesque villages and miles of breathtaking coastline. With more than 80 surfing spots, there are plenty of sporting enthusiasts who also make their way here to enjoy wave-surfing, kite surfing and blokarting.
In recent years, new or restored visitor attractions have attracted even more visitors to the region; the Eden Project is famous for its giant geodesic domes housing exotic plants from different parts of the globe, while nearby the Lost Gardens of Heligan has impressive kitchen gardens and a wildlife hide.
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