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National Maritime Museum

Park Row, London SE10 9NF, England
+44 20 8312 6608
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Experience the world's largest maritime museum, filled with inspirational stories of exploration and endeavour at sea and packed to the gunwales with intriguing objects and fascinating galleries. See the uniform Nelson wore at the Battle of Trafalgar, steer a ship into port and fire at pesky pirates.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Park Row, London SE10 9NF, England
+44 20 8312 6608
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good museum, interesting if you're looking to improve/gain a knowledge of maritime history! Nice shops and eateries

Thank natalie1801
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The museum has alot to offer everyone. My personal highlights were, old ship figure heads and the themed rooms covering a variety of topics were informal without being boring. The best thing about this museum is Nelsons coat he was wearing when he died and...More

Thank Nathanael Y
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Having grown up in Greenwich I was keen to take my wheelchair bound dad for an afternoon out Excellent service via email in booking a disabled parking space next door to the entrance . Superb welcoming man Disabled toilets and wheel chair accessible displays available...More

Thank Sue77777
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited here on a Sunday morning. There's lots to see but we didn't find it that enthralling for some reason. A previous visit to the nearby Royal Observatory was much more interesting.

Thank cngj
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Firstly, there's a lot to like about this place. The setting, the history, the quality of exhibits etc. It's just not very user friendly. Maybe we came at a bad time as there is at least one big, new exhibition about to open (which looks...More

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Possibly the biggest maritime museum in the world, housed in the former Royal Hospital School. Part of the the Maritime Greenwich UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Royal Museums Greenwich. This complex also includes the Royal Observatory, Queen's House, Old Royal Naval College...More

Thank mrsagf
Reviewed 5 days ago

What a terrific museum. Good for children and (pedantic) adults like me! I was a little apprehensive that this museum would tell a nostalgic naval history. But it doesn't, although there is quite a bit of naval history for the (hopeless) nostalgic. In fact, there...More

Thank Frenger-Mew
Reviewed 6 days ago

Part of a museum complex which includes the painted hall and the Queen's House. It is a free museum. The galleries on the East India Company, Nelson and the First World War are very good. There is also a forthcoming exhibition on Franklin's expedition to...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a tour of the Painted Hall at ceiling height this morning. Fantastic to see it so close and admire the artistic work and symbolism from years ago. Amazing how much was "written" into the paintings plus the graffiti of previous restorations, ie signing...More

Thank RaveySkipton
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good engaging exhibits for young children, lots of old maritime stuff, a #greatmap, and worth a visit. The cafe is small but fine. A simply presented 'Englands history of maritime pursuit'.

Thank jas0nc75
Greenwich Mean Time starts here, so to speak, as the
very concept of global time was established at Royal
Observatory, just one of several buildings of
architectural interest in Greenwich. Indeed, the whole
of Greenwich's historic town center, its Royal Park
and a number of related buildings (and one world
famous ship, the Cutty Sark) make up the UNESCO World
Heritage site known as Maritime Greenwich. Today a
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Can you walk between all the attractions in Greenwich or do you need to use transport?
6 April 2017|
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Response from SamRMG | Property representative |
Our sites are all located in Greenwich, mainly spread around the park and it is possible to walk between each of them. The National Maritime Museum and Queen's House are next to each other with a minimal walk between. The... More
is this free or has an admission fee? I have limited time on my trip - what would be the must-see pr must do for young children in the museum?
1 December 2016|
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Response from SamRMG | Property representative |
The National Maritime Museum is free entry. Children can enjoy our two dedicated children's galleries (each aimed at a slightly different age group). There's also the Great Map in the middle of our museum where children can... More
Jonathan B
How long does it take to look around the pepys exhibit? Roughly. Thanks
24 March 2016|
Response from SamRMG | Property representative |
Hi Jonathan, we'd recommend around 1.30 - 2 hours if you want to see all the items and listen to all the displays.