The  Metta Catharina Exhibition

The Metta Catharina Exhibition
Mount Edgcumbe House

When: 02 April 2017 to 30 September 2017
Where: Mount Edgcumbe House
Time: 10.00am - 4.00pm
Cost: House entry fees apply.
Suitable for: Family friendly

The Metta Catharina exhibition tells the story of the wreck of the 18th century brigantine lost off the coast of Mount Edgcumbe Park in 1786 carrying a precious cargo of leather.  The exhibition also tells the incredible tale of the divers who discovered the wreck and spent 30 years battling to uncover her secrets.  A fun packed, informative exhibition for families to enjoy with lots of artifacts to see including a complete ox hide and a pair of shoes made from the leather.  Entry fee to the house also includes entry to this exhibition.  ONLY OPEN WHEN HOUSE IS OPEN. Ring 01752 822236 to check the house is open.

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