National Maritime Museum Cornwall
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The museum exists to promote an understanding of small boats and their place in people's lives as well as to champion the maritime heritage of Cornwall.
Among paintings and photographs, telescopes, logbooks, whale-tooth carvings and lifebelts, you'll find Old Stan's salmon fishing boat and Ellen MacArthur's Christmas tree. Go underwater in the Tidal Zone; try steering a boat in the Nav Station; and enjoy breathtaking views of the harbour, docks and estuary from the Look Out.
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