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Royal Marines Museum

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Address: Eastney Esplanade, Portsmouth PO4 9PX, England
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+44 23 9281 9385
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Wed - Sun 11:00 - 15:00
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US$35.53*
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Portsmouth Historic Dockyard: All Attraction Ticket
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History and insight into the royal Marines

This museum is at the far end of the beach on Southsea, a pleasant drive, but not walkable from town. In the grounds of old navy barracks, it has informative displays detailing... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Yvonne749
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London, United Kingdom

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This museum is at the far end of the beach on Southsea, a pleasant drive, but not walkable from town. In the grounds of old navy barracks, it has informative displays detailing the history and significance of the Marines. Excellent staff who didn't rush us event though it was closing time.

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Thank Yvonne749
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Later that day we made a visit to the Royal Marines Museum. Unfortunately for us it was rather full. But we took the opportunity to look at the gardens and memorials. And we can come back another day.

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Thank shilcockphipps1797
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent, well worth a visit. Well laid out and exhibits are full of information about the Royal Marines right through til the present day.

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Thank Mrs Mavis T
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum was really interesting and showed many aspects of the lives of the Royal Marines. There was also a very good display of a 1940s kitchen. We were pleasantly surprised at how well presented and interesting the museum was and the quality of the displays.

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Thank Ann S
Wolverhampton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to visit to see the history of the Royal Marines. Full of information and the exhibits are too quality.

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Thank RVTS
Fareham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An absorbing couple of hours and at times certain exhibits really made you think. These men really do deserve the credit they get for the work they do. Heartbreaking to see those who recently lost their lives in Afghanastan.

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Thank Jayne M
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Did this museum on the dockyard ticket. Its well laid out with easy read information and displays. Think that this is always nice for adults with children allows everyone to get most from the museums information without getting 'bored'. There are no cafe facilities in the winter so make sure you are suitably refreshed beforehand.

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Thank karenhK4900NR
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

This is an interesting museum for anyone interested in the history of the Marines. Effort has been made to think about what will interest the kids as well as the needs of people with disabilities. There is a shop and loos and a sizeable car park (extra charges apply - about £2 for 3 hours). If you fancy a brisk... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

A First class museum bags off history the back bone of the Royal Navy going back to 1805 Trafalgar right up to Falklands and the present We have so much to owe the Marines Eric and Michael

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We had the best time walking round the museum looking at all the artefacts from the beginning of the Royal Marines up to the present day. Including the Royal Marines Band room and all the Victoria Cross medals given to the Corps over the years. The staff are all very friendly and helpful

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