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16th -23rd Feb 2019

This new festival will explore animation from its origins to today!
FREE screenings, workshops & interventions. Throughout the museum we have a collection of animated films, classic animation provided by Cornwall film festival, spider productions, artist shorts all around the museum. We also have daily screenings of work by renowned artist Katy Dove, Aardman Animations Morph and other classic British animations.

Museum of Cornish Life is now in 3D!

Thanks to Ocean 3D you can now have a virtual visit to the museum from the comfort of your own home! In case you were wondering if we really were bigger on the inside! Click on the map below and have a go for yourself!