Mevagissey harbour  Visiting Cornwall Logo - background is part of Bodmin Moor as seen from Jamaica Inn at Altarnun. The road in the picture is the main A30 through Cornwall. Eden Project near St Austell 
 

Guide to Maritime Attractions & Exhibitions in the County of Cornwall

 
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  Blue Reef Aquarium, Towan Promenade, Newquay TR7 1DU
Tel: 01637 878134
 
     
  Lighthouse Centre, Wharf Road, Penzance TR18 4BN
Tel: 01736 360077

There is a full list of lighthouses on and around the Cornish and Isles of Scilly coast on our Lighthouse Page. We also have information about the lifeboat stations around the Cornish and Isles of Scilly coast on our Lifeboat Pages
 
     
  Lizard Lighthouse (49 57’.58 N 05 12'.07 W) - the most southerly point in England
Tel: 01326 290065
 
     
  Museum of Submarine Telegraphy, Eastern House, Porthcurno, Penzance TR19 6JX
Tel: 01736 810966
 
     
  The National Lobster Hatchery is on South Quay at Padstow. Open all-year-round.  
     
  National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Discovery Quay, Falmouth TR11 3QY
Tel: 01326 313388
Fax: 01326 317878
 
     
  The Pilchard Works. Newlyn, Penzance
Tel: 01736 332112
The Pilchard Works and Museum is no longer open to the public but you can see inside on the video below.

 
     
Polperro Heritage Museum of Sumggling and Fishing, The Warren, Polperro
Open 10am to 6pm from March until October
Tel: 01503 272423
     
  Porthleven Angling Centre, Porthleven, Helston
Tel: 01326 561885
 
     
Seal Sanctuary Cornwall, Gweek, near Helston TR12 6UG
Open Monday to Saturday from 10:00 to 17:00. Last entry 16:00. Tel: 01326 221361
Email:

The original Cornish Seal Sanctuary website still continues to provide information about rescues and adoptions at www.sealsanctuary.co.uk
     
Enjoy an interactive SEAQUEST Adventure embarking from Falmouth, near the New National Maritime Museum Cornwall & touring the stunning Cornish coast and creeks from The Lizard Peninsula in the South to Dodman Point in the East.
Tel/Fax: 01326 214928
Mobile: 07739 212136 or 07739 212137
Email:
     
  Shipwreck, Rescue & Heritage Centre, Charlestown, St Austell (Tel 01726 - 69897)  
     
 
Sailing ships at Charlestown - Click to enlarge
 
     
     



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