National Museum of the Royal Navy
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Open today: 10am – 5:00pm
Discover the real story of the Royal Navy over the last 350 years. Unravel what links the days of England’s ‘Wooden Walls’ to the state-of-the-art modern fleet that sails today.
The Royal Navy’s impact on the world today is undeniable. From the dominant sea power, protecting Britain from invasion, to protecting sailing routes or offering humanitarian aid,
The Royal Navy has touched the lives of millions of people worldwide. Our galleries tell the story of the evolution of the Royal Navy from the viewpoint of the servicemen and women who are at the heart of it, and the families of those who built, serviced, and supplied its ships.
We also show the influence the Royal Navy as had on the lives of communities overseas, the challenges it has overcome, and how the Royal Navy is readying itself for the future.
HEAR MY STORY
Unpack the undiscovered stories of the ordinary men and women who have shaped the Royal Navy’s incredible history over the last 100 years. Hear My Story brings you closer than ever before to the real Royal Navy with cutting edge interpretation that let you see and hear the stories of the Navy in war and in peace.
THE SAILING GALLERY
Discover the realities of fighting at sea in the age of sail. What exactly is grog? How did a ship’s biscuit last so long? What’s with all the weevils? Bring to light the often not very nice truth of living aboard the ships that built the Royal Navy and the origins of traditions that lasted into the modern day.
Explore the colourful, action-packed, and short life of one of the most complex characters in history and one of Britain’s greatest heroes, Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson.
From his greatest triumphs to his shattering defeats, see the man behind the hero with this in-depth exploration of his life and impact.
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