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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…

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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…

A snapshot of the past....

A snapshot of the past….

We are continuing our ‘snapshot of the past’ photograph series. Each week, we will be uploading an interesting image that…

Cornwall Museum Celebrate £1.5m investment

Cornwall Museum Celebrate £1.5m investment

Cornwall Museums Celebrate £1.5m Investment Schools, young people, students, families with children and volunteers across Cornwall will benefit from brand…