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Royal Marines Museum

Open Now: 11:00 - 15:00
Open today: 11:00 - 15:00
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A "Must See" set apart from the Historic Dockyard

The museum is housed in the grounds of Eastney Barracks and tells the story of the Royal Marines... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2016
England, United Kingdom
Re location can only be a good thing

The fact this wonderful museum has only a paltry 300 odd reviews is absolute proof ( if were... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2016
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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The public galleries at the Royal Marines Museum will be closing on 1st April 2017.
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Eastney Esplanade, Portsmouth PO4 9PX, England
+44 23 9272 8067
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

The museum is housed in the grounds of Eastney Barracks and tells the story of the Royal Marines since their inception in 1664 to the present day. The impressive statue of a marine standing on a mound marks the entrance gate to the car park...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2016

The fact this wonderful museum has only a paltry 300 odd reviews is absolute proof ( if were needed ) of the abysmal amount of visitors that visit it and that moving to the Historic Dockyard is the very best thing to have happened to...More

1  Thank simon164
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I so made sure we went here.. For certain reasons. It was brilliant even the entrance I would have been happy to see with the statue of the Royal marine looking out to see with his flag. Very helpful staff and lovely gift shop ....More

1  Thank D E
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The Museum is the old Officers Mess of RM Eastney Barracks. It tells the story of the Royal Marines from 1664 to present. There are displays of uniforms, badges and displays of different eras. The Museum shop has a range of memorabilia and books. Worth...More

1  Thank Sydney P
Reviewed 27 October 2016

It is always a pleasure to visit this museum . The building alone is spectacular and the surroundings are lovely , I've been visiting for more years than I care to admit , but it is always a great day out , this is a...More

Thank Geraldine H
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Took my 2 sons, 10 and 13 years old, to look round the museum. The building and surrounding area look stunning and the history of the RM was well laid out from its beginnings up to modern times. My only negative would was the extremely...More

Thank Julian R
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Steeped in the history of the Royal Marines this museum is at the far end of Southsea away from Portsmouth. I would set aside over three hours to get a reasonable tour around. It was a very quiet day with only a handful of people...More

Thank As_Seen
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This museum is part of the All Attraction ticket from the Portsmouth Dockyard, but is based at Eastney. Having said that it is well worth the effort to visit. The museum is laid out in a straightforward way allowing you to progress from birth of...More

Thank Viking6945
Reviewed 16 October 2016

An excellent museum but very humbling to see the sacrifices Marines have made. The Museum is away from most of the attractions and I believe it is going to be relocated to the main Dockyard which will help it provide a more modern layout which...More

Thank Shinfield
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Laid out well. Not hindered by people. Could take as much time as you needed. It was very interesting.

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Response from D E | Reviewed this property |
Bought a adult pass at the historic dockyard which covered entry to Royal Marines museum and other attractions well worth buying I felt it was £33 adult ..disabled £23 ...carer goes free hope helpful sorry for late reply 😊