Maritime in Cornwall
Charlestown Shipwreck Centre // St Austell
There are more than a quarter of a million shipwrecks around the coasts of Britain and the Charlestown Shipwreck Centre illustrates a sample of these in photography and salvaged cargo
National Maritime Museum // Falmouth
The National Maritime Museum provides an interactive display of boats and their various functions in industry and recreation.
Established in 1990, the museum has an elaborate collection of lighthouse equipment that helps to tell the story of how an organization, Trinity House, has built and maintained lights around the coast
Polperro Heritage Museum of Smuggling & Fishing // Polperro
The small Heritage Museum of Smuggling and Fishing is located in The Warren overlooking the fishing village's harbour. It is home to a fascinating collection of exhibits chronicling Polperro