Citizen Curator Video: Once Upon a Time

Citizen Curator Lucy Coyne’s Video Now Showing! Lucy Coyne’s video – the result of her involvement in the Citizen Curators programme – focuses on the impact of the cable station and engineering college in Porthcurno on local people.  It is a video full of interviews and stories.  Find out about milk-bottle throwing and little boy

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

Cornwall Museum Celebrate £1.5m investment

Cornwall Museums Celebrate £1.5m Investment Schools, young people, students, families with children and volunteers across Cornwall will benefit from brand new investment in museums across Cornwall, which has been secured by the Cornwall Museums Partnership. The £1.5m funding, awarded by Arts Council England, is part of an overall project of £5m which will be invested

Thank you!

This post is in praise of the amazing work done by our hardworking volunteers. Anyone who has visited the museum will have seen the ‘Regen’ area of working telegraph equipment in our WW2 tunnels, maintained by dedicated former Cable and Wireless staff. If you’ve been into the gallery in Eastern House you will have seen

Telegrams Collector

It’s been a busy new year so far. We are fast approaching the reopening of the museum, and there is plenty to do to get the display collection ready for public view. John Wallis started with us as an Archive Volunteer in the search room over 18 months ago. He has contributed many hours on

Getting Involved

We are always keen to encourage new and existing volunteers to work with the museum’s archive collection. There are many different types of project from physically cleaning and repackaging documents and artefacts to updating records and databases. Our projects allow volunteers a unique opportunity to learn new skills and work first hand with historic materials

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