Museum of Global Communications

Museum of Global Communications

Discover the Museum of Global Communications, explore the amazing story of our connected world, and how the tranquil valley of Porthcurno, Cornwall became host to the past, present, and future of worldwide communications.

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The Easter Rewind – 2024

Take a look as we rewind ourselves back to the Easter holidays. See what you got up at PK - from crafty clay pottery, to mobile phones!

A mother, father and son in Eastern House, PK Porthcurno museum of global communications.

Plan your visit

Make the most of your experience at PK Porthcurno, Museum of Global Communications with our handy guide. Find our opening times, how to locate us and more.

Mother and child in the fiber optic exhibition

The PK Experience

Explore the science that made global 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.

Drone image of Porthcurno valley and logan rock.

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.

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