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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 2 days ago

I visited the National Maritime Museum with my brother while we were both in London together and it was a great activity while visiting Greenwich. It's a unique experience to visit Greenwich and the museum is free, so it's awesome for those who love the...More

Thank Kat V
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wonderful place to go for a day out. Lots to see and I would recommend the John Franklin Exhibition. Absolutley fabulous.

Thank ninakms
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great museum marred by the unruly hordes who swarm in when it rains as it's free entry. Felt sorry for the 2 manning the Map Cafe in particular. "This is the worst I've seen" was the staff remark whilst despairingly gesturing at a large group...More

Thank Malarkey99
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After reading many sub par reviews I was curious whether I would also find the museum lacking. This was not the case. I found the layout easy, with lots of good history, and exhibits that change. Cost for Extra exhibit to HMS Erebus and HMS...More

Thank FanTanAlley
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lots to see for adults and children. Varied exhibitions most of which were free of charge. Small cafe and shop.

Thank poppy57
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Greenwich principally to see the Queens House as this was closed for refurbishment on our last visit. We had a quick visit to the National Maritime Museum followed by a coffee break in the café on the ground floor. We then made our...More

Thank silversurfer59
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we were two adults we could see that there was a lot here for families to enjoy. If you are a history buff like my husband then you might prefer to visit the rooms devoted to Nelson and the battle of Trafalgar.

Thank Taxidevil
Reviewed 1 week ago

So we happened to find out about this exhibition by a happy accident on its opening launch night. We went to visit it the following day when it opened to the public at 10am. Although i knew a brief history of Franklin this exhibition really...More

Thank some_room_somewhere
Reviewed 1 week ago

Informative special exhibit on the WRNS (Women's Royal Navel Service) from 1917-1919 (WWI) and continued womens training at Royal Navel College from WWII thru 1976.

Thank Storyteller-N03
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take your time and see the exhibits and grounds. Great refresher on ships and their role in history and county.

Thank Richard F
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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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
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
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.