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Take a voyage through time with the National Museum of the Royal Navy.

Whether you are looking to step aboard some of the most famous ships, planes or submarines in naval history, discover the stories of those who served or simply enjoy some of our beautiful locations, there is something for everyone at each of our six museums across the country.

Step onboard and discover one of our museums today.

Sites and attractions

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

What to see

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Victory Live: The Big Repair

Get under the skin of HMS Victory in our latest visitor experience Victory Live: The Big Repair. 

HMS Victory

Open Daily from 10:00am

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

Nelson Gallery

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.

HMS M.33

Open daily from 11am until 3pm. Descend into the bottom of the dock and step aboard HMS M.33, the only British warship from the First World War that is open to the public.

HMS Warrior

Climb onboard the largest, fastest and most powerful warship of Queen Victoria’s fleet, HMS Warrior.

Hear my story

HMS - Hear My Story is a major exhibition situated in the Babcock Galleries at the National Museum of the Royal Navy in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.

HMS Victory: The Nation's Flagship gallery

Discover the extraordinary story of this National Treasure from acorn to Icon.

Commando Experience at Action Stations

Action Stations: Commando Experience puts visitors at the heart of the Royal Navy’s elite amphibious force, with a series of Royal Marines Commando-style physical challenges for visitors.

LCT 7074 at D-Day Story Museum

Open daily 10:00 to 17:30 (17:00 from October to March). While in Portsmouth, why not take the time to go to the ‘D-Day Story Museum’ and discover the incredible survivor, LCT 7074, the last remaining Landing Craft Tank from one of history’s most famous war time operations, D-Day.

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