Porthcurno Telegraph Museum

The Telegraph Museum tells the story of how submarine cables from Porthcurno beach connected all corners of the world.

The Telegraph Museum along with a large collection also includes the only complete working telegraph station left in the world.

Visitors can explore:

  • Eastern House, home to the World’s biggest telegraph station from the turn of the 20th Century.
  • Grade II listed Cable House where the global network of cables came ashore.
  • Secret World War Two tunnels, built to protect this critical communications hub from attack.


The museum is open daily from Easter until the end of October and at various other times throughout the winter.

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7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 8.2℃ to 9.2℃ with wind speed 11.5 m/sec (WSW)
Sunday, Mar 26rain
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Monday, Mar 27partlycloudy_night
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Tuesday, Mar 28cloudy
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Wednesday, Mar 29cloudy
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Thursday, Mar 30rain
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Friday, Mar 31rain
Expect a temp in the range 10℃ to 11.5℃ with wind speed 14.7 m/sec (S)

Penwith Peninsula weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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