Discover an inspiring and fascinating history of global communications at PK Porthcurno.

Visiting the Museum

Useful information for planning your visit to PK Porthcurno.

PK Coffe and Cake

Cafe PK

Enjoy a selection of fresh, great-tasting food at Café PK with a wide range of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.


This page serves as a guide to the various accessibility features and services available at our museum, with the aim of creating an inclusive and enriching experience for every visitor.

Visiting the Archive

The Wilshaw Building at PK Porthcurno houses the business archive of Cable & Wireless, with its roots dating back to 1870 and the laying of the first underwater cable out of Porthcurno.

Stay at PK

Come and stay in our beautiful Telegraph Cottage, just opposite the museum and in the heart of the historic valley of Porthcurno. The cottage was once the coach house and stable for the original telegraph station here at Porthcurno.

Parking at PK Porthcurno

PK Porthcurno operates both the car parks in Porthcurno Valley and manages the public toilets in the lower car park. Tariffs in both car parks are the same, and you can park in one and pay in the other if necessary.

Dog Friendly

We welcome dogs to the museum throughout the year and are a perfect day out for people who don’t want to leave their four-legged friends at home.

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