National Maritime Museum (UK)

National Maritime Museum, London, UK

The Royal Museums Greenwich comprises three sites: the National Maritime Museum, the Royal Observatory and the Queen's House. Together these constitute one museum working to illustrate for everyone the importance of the sea, ships, time and the stars and their relationship with people.

Discover 500 years of Britain's encounter with the world at sea at the world's largest maritime museum. Revealing the inspirational stories and breath-taking accounts of discovery and adventure, the Museum connects Britain’s maritime past with our lives today.

Explore our vast collection and enjoy free wifi in the comfort of the Compass Lounge. Hear the personal stories of our island nation in the new Voyagers gallery. See the uniform Nelson was wearing when he was fatally shot at the Battle of Trafalgar, fire a cannon and steer a ship into port.

The National Maritime Museum (NMM) in Greenwich, England is the leading maritime museum of the United Kingdom and may be the largest museum of its kind in the world. The historic buildings forming part of the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site, it also incorporates the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, and 17th-century Queen's House. The museum is a non-departmental public body sponsored by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. Like other publicly funded national museums in the United Kingdom, the National Maritime Museum does not levy an admission charge although most temporary exhibitions do incur admission charges.

National Maritime Museum
Park Row, Greenwich
London SE10 9NF

National Maritime Museum

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