Centring around the Tea Race of 1866, this exhibition will explore the 19th century Tea Trade and its impact on everyday life, both at sea and on shore.
Exhibition of watercolours based on historic harbour scenes by Margaret Maclean.
Exhibition of winning and selected entries to our annual competition on the theme “International”.
To celebrate the museum’s 50th anniversary, we focus on the last 50 years of the fishing industry charting the changes to the fleets, the harbours, the livelihoods and the lives of those who work to put fish on our tables.
With this exhibition we travel through time to discover the history that lies hidden all around us and in the earth beneath our feet.
As part of a series of events and exhibitions designed to celebrate the Museum’s anniversary year we are holding an exhibition of the Museum’s development over the last 50 years
Now open ONLINE: We look to the future to explore what the seas, and the fishing industry, will be like 50 years from now.
The early days of natural history research, as conducted by Charles Darwin on his voyage to South America.
Dive into the mythical world of the mermaid and other fantastical sea creatures.