Falmouth Maritime Museum

Falmouth Maritime Museum

Overview

Love boats, the sea and Cornwall? You'll find all things nautical at this amazing museum - packed with interesting exhibits for all the family.

Open all week 10am - 5pm

Hostels nearby

Falmouth Maritime Museum

Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 3QY

Map references

OS Grid Ref: SW813324

Lat/Lng: 50.151514, -5.061568

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

Other things to do nearby

abseiling

BF Adventure

Get outdoors and have fun at this exciting activity centre. As a charity, they help hundreds of disadvantaged children in Cornwall too.

cycling

Cycling in Boswinger

The hostel has a handy emergency cycle and puncture repair kit on hand - just in case!

St Michaels Mount

St Michael's Mount

From monks to a Cornish giant, the history and mythology that layer up on this rocky tidal island near Penzance is richly diverse.

Holywell Bay Fun Park

Holywell Bay Fun Park

Cornwall’s best 18 hole pitch and putt, go-karts, blaster boats, thunder racing and much more! Great fun for families.

Pendennis Castle

Pendennis Castle

Visit the hands-on discovery centre and explore one of the finest mighty fortresses built by Henry VIII to defend the country.

Walking and Rambling at YHA Lizard

Walking and rambling at Lizard Point

YHA Lizard's central position makes it an ideal base to walk the South West coastal path between the picturesque fishing village of Cadgwith and the spectacular scenery of Kynance Cove.

Leach Pottery

Leach Pottery

The most famous and certainly the most influential studio pottery in the world!

Porth Kerris Dive School

Porth Kerris Dive School

Dive in the sea and explore one of the wrecks on the Manacle rocks - the stair case from the Mohegan is in the hostel!

Roskilly's Ice Cream Farm

Roskilly's Ice Cream Farm

Take a look at a real working Cornish ice cream farm! Meet the herd of cows, go for a stroll around the meadows, and of course get a sample of their delicious ice cream.

Bottles of beer

St Austell Brewery

Enjoying the beers at YHA Eden Project? See how and where they're made with a trip to this award-winning brewery. Plenty to see and plenty to drink.

surfing

Cornwall Surf Academy

Don't miss out on something the area is famous for! Try an action packed surf lesson and take to the waves.

Walking

Walking and rambling in Boswinger

Fancy a walk on the wild side? Plan a day trip to one of the many isolated and quiet coves near Boswinger for a little wild swimming! 

Mountain biking

Mountain biking in Boswinger

Explore Clay Country along the Pentewan, Bugle and Wheal Martyn trails on the way to the Eden Project. Don't forget that there's a £3 discount off entry fee when you arrive by bicycle!

water sports

Water sports in Boswinger

This lovely area is great for water sports, so whatever mode of water transport takes your fancy, take the plunge and enjoy some fun on, or in, the water!