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Best Days Out Cornwall

When: 17 December 2022 - 1 January 2023

Lanterns and Lights at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall

Posted in Events by Lauren Webb on 7th November 2022

Saturday 17 December – Sunday 1 January

Decked in festive lights and sparkly stars, traditional wooden boats carry Christmas cheer. Using the Flying Flotilla, hung high from the Museum’s ceiling, the boats are lit with subtle ocean coloured hues and set amongst glistening star bursts.

Lantern display

See real and rare nautical lamps and navigation aids where sailors used the stars to guide them home.

Make & Take

In the Museum’s crafting Make & Take sessions create a lantern inspired by starry constellations.

Museum Trail

Follow the trail through the Museum and find all the constellations hidden around the building.

It’s free!

The Lanterns & Lights activities are free as part of the Museum’s admission price. Pay once, get in free for a whole year.