Pillar Boxes, Telephone Boxes, and a Little Talk & Tea It has been an active month on the museum’s YouTube channel, with seven videos being uploaded in only three weeks. These videos include ‘Talk & Tea’, created for an exhibition in our tunnels. Between January to March 2019 pupils from St Buryan Academy Primary School
Our Latest Video on YouTube In 1870, the cable to India was laid. But it wasn’t the only thing to happen that year. Our latest video explores the events of 1870, a year that brought the modern world closer. Have a watch, and visit our YouTube channel!
See our specially commissioned scale-model of the historic Cableship Investigator, created by famous Lego designers Warren Elsmore Studio.
Team Effort Staff and volunteers braved the crowds on Sunday to bring magic and morse code to Quay Fair Day, part of the Golowan celebrations in Penzance. The ‘Kids on the Prom’ is event is a favourite for local and visiting families and the museum presented activities exploring hidden messages and methods of communication. Spies
New exhibition for 2019 From 1st April find out about the role of the telegraph system in maintaining wartime secrecy, how it was used to spy on and intercept messages, at home and abroad, and how the Eastern Telegraph Company spied on Marconi’s early wireless tests. Cable vs Wireless Before the merger and creation of
New Exhibition for 2019 A collaborative project between Telegraph Museum Porthcurno and Geevor Tin Mine has created a unique presentation of sights, sounds and original archive material. The exhibition follows the building of the World War Two tunnels in Porthcurno. It uses letters and photographs from the time of construction, sourced from the Telegraph Museum