For our Kids In Museums Takeover Day students from Exeter University, took over our engagement team and delivered a climate themed workshop for King Charles Primary School in Falmouth.
We are excited to join over 1,600 cultural attractions worldwide on 28 November 2021 to celebrate Cultural Enterprises brilliant Museum Shop Sunday initiative. It’s never been more important to highlight the vital role of retail in helping arts, cultural and heritage venues to survive and thrive. Museum Shop Sunday is a fantastic opportunity to do just that!
Vida Long is a graduate from Wellington University, New Zealand researches the site of New Zealand’s first international telegraph cable landing,
Citizen curator Hannah Reeves, researched the Marconi Map, created in 1917. The map is colour coded to show the language most used for communications in each country.
Isabelle Jones is a Young Curator and volunteer at PK Porthcurno. This article looks at the establishment of the first Australian subsea telegraph cable that connected Britain with Australia.
Seasonal vacancies are now available in our Front of House and Café areas. Wherever you are, you’ll join a small, friendly team and get the chance to share the remarkable story of Porthcurno with our visitors.
Volunteer – Natalie Gunner, an English student at the University of Exeter, describes her experience of volunteering on the Zodiac project. What she has learned throughout the experience and the importance of social history.
Young Curator Raquel Coning, based in Australia, and inspired by information discovered in The Zodiac magazine, researches the heritage listed subsea cables that connected Darwin, Australia to the world 150 years ago.
Introducing PK’s 2021 Citizen Curators and International Research Interns and the projects that they will be undertaking using our archives and collection.
To celebrate the International Day of Women in Science we highlight a groundbreaking unit of Cable & Wireless that launched with the first female employees to be stationed overseas.
Meet our Digital Marketing Apprentice, Josh Deacon, as we celebrate National Apprenticeship Week 2021.
Fly the Flag 70 Telegraph Museum Porthcurno is proud to be participating in the national programme Fly the Flag with artist Ai Weiwei which commemorates the 70th anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights. At Telegraph Museum Porthcurno we recognise the synergy between our own story of global connectivity and cooperation and the symbolism and