About the project

‘Developing for the Future’ is our bold capital development project to transform the Porthcurno Telegraph Museum, ensuring world-class facilities for world-class heritage. A dynamic new Learning Centre will provide space for formal and informal learning as well as community-led activities. The new Introductory Gallery will help with visitor orientation, and additional gallery spaces will provide room for new permanent and temporary exhibitions and events. A state-of-the-art archive facility will house the historic collecion; identified as being of global significance and interest. Improved visitor facilities and a cafe will provide additional revenue streams to help ensure the long-term sustainability of the Museum.

Libby Buckley, Museum Director

Libby Buckley, Projects Director

“The heritage we have here is so important, not only to Cornwall, but globally. Just like Cornwall’s famous mining landscape, the telegraph story is a huge part of Cornish and British heritage that deserves to be celebrated.” – Libby Buckley, Projects Director, Telegraph Museum Porthcurno


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