Porthcurno Telegraph Museum

Porthcurno Telegraph Museum

Overview

The history of cable telecommunications, only a short walk from the Minack Theatre and beach at Porthcurno. The museum explains the dawn of wireless science in the former global hub of cable communications.

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What makes it special

  • Interactive exhibitions
  • Live demonstrations

Current Opening:
(Tuesday 30 October 2018 – Sunday 31 March 2019)
Open Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 11 am to 4.30 pm (last admission is at 3.30 pm).

Museum Café open on these days 11 am to 4 pm

Summer:
(Monday 1 April 2019 – Friday 1 November 2019)
Open daily from 10 am to 5 pm (last admission is at 4 pm).

Winter:
(Saturday 2 November 2019 – Friday 27 March 2020)
Open Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 10.30 am to 4 pm (last admission is at 3 pm).

Please note: due to the extremely delicate nature of the equipment in the Cable Hut we regret that it is not possible to open it in poor weather.

Price

Family: £27.00 (2 adults and up to 3 children aged 5-16)
Adult: £9.50
Child: £5.50 (aged 5-16 – under 5s go free)
Senior: £8.00
Student: £8.00

Hostels nearby

Porthcurno Telegraph Museum

Penzance, Cornwall, TR19 6JX

Map references

OS Map: 203

OS Grid Ref: SW384225

Lat/Lng: 50.045806, -5.6550883

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

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