We are conserving 14 Royal Naval ship's figureheads to display in The Box when it opens in 2020.
The figureheads are coming to us on loan from the National Museum of the Royal Navy and will be displayed in our foyer.
Before they can go on display to the public they need to undergo analysis and restoration. This ambitious project is enabling us to work with a wide range of specialist contractors and conservation specialists.
None of this would be possible without the support of our funders, particularly Interreg.
Use this page to stay up to date with our progress. Take a look at the links below to see press releases, blog posts and video clips.
PRESS RELEASE: Two spectacular figureheads which formerly adorned the bows of naval warships are on their way towards starting a new lease of life in Plymouth’s exciting new cultural and heritage attraction, The Box.
BLOG POST: Discover more about 'King Billy' and 'Topaze' - the first two figureheads to undergo analysis and conservation work.
BLOG POST: See a series of video clips that bring you up to date with our figureheads project.
BLOG POST: Find out what happened when we moved the impressive figurehead of HMS Tamar so it can undergo conservation treatment in London.