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HMS Caroline

Queens Rd | Alexandra Dock, Belfast BT3 9DT, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9045 4484
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Much of HMS Caroline has undergone extensive restoration to her 1916 appearance from the Battle of Jutland. Visitors can discover a wide range of historic spaces, including the Captain's Cabin, Royal Marines Mess, and Seamen's Wash as well as the very important engine room, sick-bay and galley kitchen. During their visit, visitors will discover the importance of the Battle of Jutland, learning what life at sea was like the over three hundred crew who served on board HMS Caroline during 1916. Visit the Torpedo School and explore the role of naval weaponry; peruse the Virtual Access Suite a contemporary, comfortable space where all visitors can explore the ship; Grab a bite to eat or a refreshing drink in the Mess Deck Cafe, and finally visit the Gift Shop, to bring home a reminder of your visit to HMS Caroline.
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Queens Rd | Alexandra Dock, Belfast BT3 9DT, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Important link and tribute to our historical past in war, in ship building and the locale/many people responsible for it's construction, operation and now availability to us. A very worthwhile visit here.

Thank Gauldie2015
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This well maintained and well run WWI cruiser is a must to all those visiting Belfast. My young grandsons were enthralled. A very good audio guide is given on purchase of tickets and it is very informative. As the only ship still in existence from...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent couple of hours spent on HMS Caroline, there is plenty to look at and read as you make your way around the ship, you can see what life is like on a war ship. It has been amazingly and lovingly restored and transformed...More

Thank Stacey M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must thing to see!. The ship is very accessible nothing off limits, full of detail and information. You're equipped with earphones which give you a very detailed account of the functioning of the ship and an account of daily duties of the men on...More

Thank DadWillYou
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

HMS Caroline is the last remaining vessel that took park in the battle of Jutland. The audio guide is great, particularly if you have a short attention span! Was there for over an hour and a half but you could spend a lot longer there....More

Thank trav61
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazingly renewed warship.Good life show on board with excellent multimedia support.Must see if you visit Belfast.

Thank Nenad Š
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was privileged to previously visit before the renovation because of family member. Even then the visit was memorable. THe renovation has been extensive. The history narrative is excellent and insightful

Thank jim_begley
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

HMS Caroline is located in the Titanic Quarter a short distance from Titanic Centre in Alexandra Dock, on Queen's Road (BT3 9DT). This perfectly preserved WW1 Light Cruiser fought in the Battle of Jutland and has been in Belfast since 1924, serving before WW2 as...More

Thank DannyMcC_13
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

A must see if you like history. The restoration of this, the only surviving warship from the Battle of Jutland, is impressive and thought provoking. It gives a good insight into lives at that time in a warship. The audio visual guide is good and...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2018

HMS Caroline has been on my radar for while and it's great to see her lovingly restored to her former glory as the last battleship in the world to survive the Battle of Jutland. The tour is an enjoyable experience and takes about an hour...More

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irishladBelfast
30 June 2017|
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Response from Bran94 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there's a large car park near the titanic quarter
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1 September 2016|
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Response from Gemma M | Property representative |
there is free parking along the dockside of HMS Caroline and this is currently free to use. If you need any help finding the attraction, please call 028 9045 4484
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Response from Gemma M | Property representative |
There are many places to eat in the Titanic Quarter. Firstly, we have the Mess Deck Cafe on board HMS Caroline, with a range of refreshing snacks, drinks and lunch options including Irish Stew and Soups. There is also a free... More
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