Explore our world-class collection and discover the history of global communications and the people who made it happen. From the early days of the electric telegraph and undersea cables, to the invention of wireless, satellite, fibre optics and beyond.
Our collection is incredibly diverse, ranging from the museum buildings themselves to documents, artworks, photographs, working telegraph equipment and maps.
The museum’s enviable archive includes thousands of unique records from Porthcurno’s lasting communication legacy.
PK Online Collections (PKOC)
Explore our world-class collection and discover the history of global communications and the people that made it happen.
PK 150 Connected Collections
The 2021 Citizen Curators project partnering Exeter University with students based globally at locations associated with telegraphy.