Museum of Global Communications

Explore the
connected world

FREE ENTRY UNTIL 31st MARCH 2021

Museum of Global Communications

Museum of Global Communications

PK PORTHCURNO will be closed from Tuesday 3rd November.
Please go to PLAN YOUR VISIT for details of our reopening. 

As we enter our second temporary closure for 2020, we would like to thank our team, and all those who have visited us safely during the autumn months.

Stay tuned to our social media channels as we continue to bring you news and stories from PK Porthcurno.

Take care and stay safe

Best wishes
PK Porthcurno Team

Discover a museum experience that explores the amazing story of our interconnected world, and how a tranquil valley in Cornwall became host to the past, present and future of worldwide communications.

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Plan your visit

Make the most of your experience at PK Porthcurno with our handy guide. Find out opening times, admission process, how to find us and more.

The PK Experience

Explore the science that made world communications possible, from the first undersea telegraph cables brought ashore at Porthcurno 150 years ago to the fascinating world of fibre optics. Discover how today’s digital communications are changing the world forever.

Porthcurno valley

Porthcurno Valley

Porthcurno, or ‘PK’ as it is known in telegraphic code, owes its unique heritage to the arrival of the first undersea telegraph cable in 1870. Learn more about PK’s extraordinary story and discover what else this amazing valley has to offer.

AWARD-WINNING

museum

FREE ENTRY

until 31 March 2021

COVID SAFE

visitor experience

DOG FRIENDLY

attraction

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