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Discover the Royal Navy like never before

Create lasting memories and experience the thrills and adventures of the Royal Navy at the National Museum of the Royal Navy.

With six sites across the country, the National Museum of the Royal Navy is more than galleries, displays and exhibitions. It’s real experiences.

Climb aboard and see the most famous ships, planes and submarines of the Royal Navy through the eyes of those who served on them. Feel the exhilaration and fear of battle. Be truly captivated by the thousands of unique, emotional and sometimes quirky stories that have shaped the Royal Navy into what it proudly stands for today.

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Alexandra Dock, Queens Rd, Belfast BT3 9DT
Museum Closed
Currently closed
Portsmouth Historic Dockyard HM Naval Base (PP66), HM Naval Base, Portsmouth PO1 3NH
Museum Open
10am–5pm, Last Entry 4.30pm
NMRN Hartlepool, Jackson Dock, Maritime Ave, Hartlepool TS24 0XZ
Museum Open
10am–5pm, Open daily from April to October
RNAS Yeovilton, Ilchester BA22 8HT
Museum Open
10am–4.30pm, Wednesday – Sunday Open all week during Somerset school holidays, from February to October
Explosion Museum, Priddy’s Hard Heritage Way, Gosport PO12 4LE
Museum Open
10am–4.30pm, Wednesday – Sunday Open daily during school holidays
Haslar Road, Gosport PO12 2AS
Museum Open
Wednesday – Sunday 10am – 4.30pm During school holidays we are open all week

Featured exhibitions & experiences

Aircraft Carrier Experience – Airfield at Sea

Experience the Fleet Air Arm like never before on our new for 2022 state-of-the-art Aircraft Carrier Experience - landing 27 July 2022.

HMS Alliance

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live on a submarine? Now you can find out on HMS Alliance at the Royal Submarine Museum in Gosport.

Night Hunters Coastal Forces

Enter into the high-risk, high-octane world of The Night Hunters in our new exhibition at Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower.

Fighting Ships

See the secrets of war unfold before you in the moving and stirring story of HMS Prosperity. Move through the exhibition as each part of the ship is brought to life and the stories of those who served onboard are revealed.
 

HMS Victory

Step aboard one of the most celebrated warships in Britain’s naval history, HMS Victory.

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As a charity we rely on funding from many sources to preserve the rich history of the Royal Navy