Science of the Sea at the NMM

10 Feb 2018 to 18 Feb 2018
National Maritime Museum
National Maritime Museum
Discovery Quay
TR11 3QY

Experience amazing hands-on science shows with University of Exeter and Bristol’s Explorer Dome at The National Maritime Museum Cornwall in Falmouth this February ½ term.

Explorer Domes Shows

Discover the wonderful world of chemistry through the everyday life of water. Explorer Dome’s show is a live, expert-led science show with entertaining demonstrations, audience interaction and volunteers will be required!

Liquid nitrogen and Dry Ice go beyond water to explore solids, liquids and gases and the very stuff of matter. The epic journey of Earth’s water, the nature of atoms & molecules, particle theory, water’s explosive potential and its importance for life on Earth and beyond…

4 x shows at: 11am 12pm 2pm and 3pm
Wednesday 14, Thursday 15, Friday 16 February

Science of the Sea with University of Exeter: Tuesday 13 February from 11am

Giving people of all ages a hands-on experience of science and a chance to meet researchers from the nearby Penryn Campus. As well as hearing short talks, visitors become scientists themselves by taking part in a range of activities and demonstrations.


Pay once get in free for a year! Science of the Sea kicks of an exciting programme of school holiday programming for the Museum which includes a new Treasure Island themed Play Zone opening in March, a Pirate School running on selected dates in the Easter and Summer holidays, a Ghost Ships visually stunning acrobatic performance in October ½ term – and of course the exciting new Titanic exhibition opens in March – making the annual pass an absolute bargain.

Plus: all the family favourites…

• Craft making – daily 12 – 3.15pm
• Trail
• Awesome Adventurers Play Zone
• 15 galleries
• Jump aboard the boats
• Climb the 100 foot Look Out Tower
• Watch shipwrights at work in the boat building workshop | Go under water in the Tidal Zone
• Learn to sail miniature boats on our waterfront boat pool

Go to NMMC.CO.UK for dates, times and more information