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Steam Explorers @ Home

Algorithmic Art @ Home Activity STEAM Explorers returns in a new way this autumn! This month Paul Tyreman has designed an algorithmic art activity for you to do at home. If you would like us to send you an activity pack email We will pop a copy in the post to you. A larger

150 for the 150th

This week, the museum’s YouTube channel reached the significant milestone of 150 subscribers to time for the 150th anniversary of the final splice (8th June, 1870) of the Cable to India! Our Digital Collections Officer, who looks after the YouTube channel, says: ‘Anyone who has nurtured a YouTube channel will tell you building up to

My Porthcurno 2019

New Community Photography Exhibition for 2019 Telegraph Museum Porthcurno is showing off the creativity of our local community with an exhibition of photography in our Telegraphers Tea Room. The exhibition opens 1st April to coincide with the start of our 7-day summer opening times. Community Art Project Our community exhibition features winning and commended photographs

Instagram Takeover Day

Today is our Instagram Takeover Day! We are handing our Instagram profile over to our Young Curators for the whole day. Kids in Museums Founded in 2003, Takeover Days were started by Kids in Museums, an Arts Council organisation to make museums easier to reach. Three of our Young Curators will be capturing our museum

Free photography walk

Free photography walk with free museum entry as part of our Community Photography Project Sat 2 and 9 March 2019 11:00 am – 12:30pm. Meet group lead at museum reception at 11:00 am Ways of Seeing A guided tour around the museum’s galleries and exhibitions lead by our resident photographer Rebecca Peters. The session is

Visitor Services Assistant

Want to join a winning team? The Telegraph Museum was voted the Best Small Visitor Attraction at the Cornwall Tourism awards 2018-9 and we’re now looking to recruit seasonal Visitor Services Assistants for the following areas: • Reception • Retail • Museum guides • Café • Kitchen If you are outgoing, friendly and enthusiastic with

My Porthcurno Photography Competition

Our fantastic Community Photography Competition is back for 2019. This year we want you to capture the best of our collections. Our objects tell a unique story starting with the 1870 Cable that connected Great Britain with India. Porthcurno grew to become the largest telegraph station in the world and during WW2 the station was

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