Monday 25 July – Sunday 4 September
It’s the summer holidays and National Maritime Museum Cornwall are gearing up for a great time! In the Museum each day there’ll be performances of I Saw A Monster, they’re hunting for tentacles on the Museum Trail and in Make & Take they’re creating their very own sea monster puppets.
Monday 25 July – Sunday 4 September, 11am, 12.15pm, 2pm & 3.15pm.
What was that, what did you say … you saw a monster? Well, you’ve come to the right place!
This summer meet sea monster experts, seekers and spotters who, just like you, have been lucky enough to witness a monster in the rough, wild seas of Cornwall.
But hang on, are you really truly sure it was a monster you saw? Could it have been a shadow? Some floating seaweed? A seal or a tuna fish?
Let’s gather the evidence and decide together if monsters really are just figments of our imagination, or if there could be a sea monster so big and so gruesome it doesn’t bear thinking about.
I Saw A Monster is a brand new theatre performance commissioned by National Maritime Museum Cornwall and written and performed by Illyria.
Find all of the tentacles on the trail to win a prize!
Create your very own sea monster puppet to take home.
Explore 15 galleries over five floors, jump aboard boats, climb the 100-foot Lookout Tower, go underwater in the Tidal Zone, uncover ocean adventures and survival stories and sail miniature boats on the Waterfront Boat Pool.
The summer holiday activities are FREE as part of the Museum’s annual admission fee. Pay once, get in free for a year.