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HMS Trincomalee

Open Now: 11:00 - 16:00
Open today: 11:00 - 16:00
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My wife and I visited this distinctive ship on a very windy Sat ( benefit not many tourists) A must... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
A really worthwhile visit.

The ship, the exhibition (which is separate from the ship), the displays, friendly staff, well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Launched in 1817, HMS Trincomalee is the oldest warship afloat in Europe.
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Jackson Dock | The National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool, Hartlepool TS24 0SQ, England
+44 1429 860077
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All reviews well worth a visit all ages watch your head cannon firing mind your head fighting ships captain's cabin low beams naval history value for money great visit sailing ship top deck excellent attraction hartlepool museum interactive displays royal navy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I visited this distinctive ship on a very windy Sat ( benefit not many tourists) A must to be on board this frigate ,lovingly restored to it's full glory , the staff on duty showed their love of the ship , they...More

Thank merfyn_thomas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ship, the exhibition (which is separate from the ship), the displays, friendly staff, well stocked souvenirs shop and completely free parking made this a real delight to visit and not overly expensive. They have around the dock small presentations about 19c Navy, shops, businesses...More

Thank rosugle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great day out! Beautiful ship and really friendly, welcoming, helpful and informative staff. And the ticket lasts for a year - what a bargain! This was one of our best days out during our 2 week holiday in the area. Nice to see...More

Thank sussexstorm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an absolutely excellent visit to the HMS Trincamalee. Staff very helpful, exhibits fantastic specially the fighting ships and the gun display, not forgetting the smells on board the oldest ship in the navy. My only disappointment was to get in the gift shop and...More

2  Thank Gwendolen R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting ship and very well restored gives the distinct impression of what life was like living and fighting on this ship.

Thank DerekH1592
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a grand place to visit , the ship is amazing , 4 decks to see , all fitted out , over 60 percent of the ship is original , but mind your head it is very low . The staff are dressed in...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 9 September 2018

I had been wanting to go to Hartlepool for some time to see what was in the museum and I was not disappointed. Based around a dock in which sits the ship, there are a number of traditional buildings housing various aspects of seafaring. There...More

Thank RJA961
Reviewed 9 September 2018

This ship is very much worth a visit. It's not as big as HMS Victory in Portsmouth, but it is very interesting and if you like early 19th Century history you will not be disappointed

Thank John W
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

I’ve loved tall ships all my life. I’ve visited HMS Victory and visiting HMS Trincomalee was as good. For fans of the great age of sail, this is a grand day out. Just mind your head in the lower decks. There are displays of arms...More

Thank StevieMetcalf
Reviewed 6 September 2018

It is worth a visit to Hartlepool for the Trimconalea as this is the oldest ship afroat in the UK and apart from being beautifully restored, the whole experience along with the associated ancient dockyard is wobnderful

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27 August 2018|
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Response from Wendy R | Property representative |
Hi tickets can be purchased on line through The National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool website.
5 November 2017|
Response from tweedsider | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is