Discover the amazing story of our interconnected world at the Museum of Global Communications — from the first undersea telegraph cables to the wonder of today’s internet.
Hear experts at the museum speak about the science and history of world communications. Get hands on with technology, and enjoy activities and trails that bring the story of communication to life.
Go underground and explore the top secret bunker that hid the Porthcurno Telegraph Station in World War II where Allied communications were protected by flamethrowers and bomb-proof doors.
With a collection and story that began 150 years ago, visit PK Porthcurno and explore how a tranquil valley in Cornwall became host to the past, present and future of worldwide communications.
If weather permits, visit the Cable Hut at spectacular Porthcurno beach, just 500m from the museum.
We offer 50% off museum entry to National Trust members, English Heritage members, Blue Light Card holders and to people who have arrived by bus.
The attraction's off-peak season is November 2021 – March 2022 and the museum will open on Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays from 10.30am - 4pm.
Peak season runs from April 2022 – October 2022 and the museum will open daily during this time, from 10am to 5pm.