Winter opening times

Winter opening times

We are now on our winter opening times: Saturday, Sunday and Monday only, 11:00 to 4:30 pm, last entrance 3:30 pm.

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Porthcurno, 1870. The most connected valley on the planet...

Porthcurno, 1870. The most connected valley on the planet...

Fast-forward to 2016, and discover where the roots of modern communication began.

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Stimulate curious minds and the pioneers of tomorrow

Stimulate curious minds and the pioneers of tomorrow

With lots of family friendly activities. Free explorer backpacks, trails around the Museum, hands on exhibits, and events.

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Christmas opening times

Christmas opening times

Between 20th December and 6th January the Museum is only open between 28th and 31st December, 11:00am – 4:30pm, with last entry 1 hour before closure.

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Things of Interest


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A postcard from Porthcurno….

Interested in our story? Watch this two-minute digital postcard telling the story of Porthcurno’s communication legacy…  

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New 2016: Valley Tales & Trails

Explore our new ‘Valley Tales & Trails’ temporary exhibition, and find out how Porthcurno’s role in shaping modern communication affected…

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