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National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool

Hartlepool Marina Maritime Avenue | Jackson Dock, Hartlepool TS24 0XZ, England
+44 1429 860077
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Museum and ship worth a visit - just don't eat there!

Enjoyed the various parts of the museum which were well presented and the walk around HMS... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
martha b
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Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
Unexpected education about a Naval town

This has a recreation of a historic quayside, the HMS Trincomalee and Hartlepool museum all rolled... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
HelenCopestake
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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Hartlepool Marina Maritime Avenue | Jackson Dock, Hartlepool TS24 0XZ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Enjoyed the various parts of the museum which were well presented and the walk around HMS Trincomalee. Staff were very friendly and learned about life on board a fighting ship of the 19th century. Then we made the mistake of going for a bite to...More

Thank martha b
Reviewed 4 days ago

This has a recreation of a historic quayside, the HMS Trincomalee and Hartlepool museum all rolled into one attraction. The dressed up staff help set the scene and the buildings have been restored to how they originally were used with figures and voice commentaries to...More

Thank HelenCopestake
Reviewed 4 days ago

The staff were very friendly and helpful as my mother is in a wheelchair and at 89 enjoyed the outing as much as us. The outbuildings surround the ship on 3 sides and have been restored to how they were in the times past. There...More

Thank heyguesswhat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After visiting the HMS trincomalee the museum is just next to it. Going through the ages of Hartlepool. Very interesting. There is also a small Egypt display.

Thank ellen a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on Sunday and was surprised how few visitors were there, possibly due to the cold weather, however we were given a very warm welcome. There is lots to see and do including learning how to make ropes and how guns and cannons are fired....More

1  Thank cillah132
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent day out, both for exRN and anyone interested in Naval life and traditions. Staff well informed and helpful.

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an incredible place the centrepiece being a naval frigate the oldest floating example in the world. The visit really gives you a real understanding of how life must have been more than 200 years ago. Really got to visit Portsmouth next.

1  Thank David A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this museum is the front runner for all small museums in the north east, it is up-to-date in terms of technology and engaging with children of today, which is were a lot of museums are trailing behind. absolutely outstanding! Top time: don't forget to give...More

1  Thank Kayci D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow i highly recommend you visit this attraction. Great car parking and to see an old Gallon up close and personal and to travel back through maritime Royal Navy history is a must if that is your interest loved it

Thank Seamus C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very good venue for adults and children - but be aware that children will naturally roar around and not give sufficient time for adults to absorb the depth of information. So, bearing that in mind, and being a resident of Hartlepool I took advantage...More

1  Thank R N
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Awb26271
Can you take small dogs to the museum
16 April 2017|
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Response from Wendy R | Property representative |
Hello Thank you for your enquiry, at NMRN Hartlepool there is no dogs allowed, except for assisted (Guide) dogs.
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Robert K
How do you get from Newcastle to Hartepool Maritime Experience by train? How far is it? Could it be a day trip there and back? Thank you! Robert
23 March 2015|
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Response from Wendy R | Property representative |
Hello Robert, thank you for your enquiry. Newcastle have a direct line to Hartlepool train station that runs every hour, which takes around 50 miniutes. (please check the train times on the day of visit). We are only a 10... More
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