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Graphic design showing the earth as the death star from Star Wars, with text which reads May the 4th Star Wars Day, at the Telegraph Museum Porthcurno.

May the 4TH! PK Star Wars Day

Telegraph Museum Porthcurno is celebrating MAY THE 4TH ‘Star Wars Day’ with exciting digital activities for all themed around space…

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Going Underground archive source from Telegraph Museum Porthcurno.

Going Underground

New Exhibition for 2019 A collaborative project between Telegraph Museum Porthcurno and Geevor Tin Mine has created a unique presentation…

Close up view of Photo-telegraphy reciever, with photographic equipment for exposing a roll of photo paper, with a black glossy surface.

Exciting Arrival of Rare Photo-telegraphy Equipment

A fantastic addition to our working collections In July the museum received a very special set of working equipment. Dated…

The photograph shows Peter in our new fibre optic gallery with images of his colleague Charles Kao and other inventors in the background.

Laser Pioneer visits Porthcurno

Last Monday we were joined by Peter Selway, former head of the STL laser programme and former colleague of Charles…