What's On at HMS Caroline

A Night at the Movies with Belfast Operatic Company
Date TBC, 7pm - 11pm £85

This event will be rescheduled and anyone who has bought a ticket will be contacted over the next few weeks.

Enjoy a splendid evening of classic music onboard HMS Caroline

Step onboard this unique ship for a night of luxury and culture.

Sit back and relax as you enjoy some of the most popular soundtracks from your favourite films, all performed by Belfast Operatic Company.

With songs such as Gold Finger, Singing in the Rain and Moon River, you'll be sure to have a showstopper of an evening.

Your ticket to an evening unlike anything else includes a two course meal plus canapes, 1/2 bottle of wine per person and prosecco on arrival.

Wrap up warm and get cosy as you take in the historic surroundings of this incredible historic ship.

Tickets are now available online for this unique. Celebrate a memorable evening or anniversary together onboard. 



Crispy potato bread topped with whipped goat’s cheese & rainbow heritage beetroot

Locally smoked salmon with lemon mayo and baby capers on homemade wheaten bread

Cocktail sausages with honey & mustard glaze


5 hour slow cooked beef with caramelised baby pearl onions, fried pancetta lardons cooked in a rich madeira jus with Broighter Gold Truffle Oil infused mash. Served with seasonal vegetables


Butternut squash, spinach and chickpea curry with coconut & thai spices. Served with saffron infused rice

Rich Callebaut chocolate brownie, warm cherries and lightly whipped cream

Tea & Coffee

Easter at HMS Caroline
Monday 13th & Tuesday 14th April 11am – 3pm

All aboard HMS Caroline this Easter for some family fun! Grab your Blucher the Bunny Trail and explore the ship, answering fun questions along the way.

Get hands-on with Young at Art in our Learning Room where you’ll discover how to make your own ship or musical instrument out of recycled materials.

Don’t forget to drop in to the Torpedo School for facepainting with Squiggles and Giggles or enjoy a bunny-themed interactive storytelling session in the Wardroom.

There will also be Living History performances throughout the day.

Book your tickets online to receive a 20% discount.


HMS Caroline's Gin Festival
9th May 2020 (8pm until late) £25

HMS Caroline’s Gin Festival is back, and it’s better than ever!

So step on board Belfast’s quirkiest venue on Saturday 9 May for a gin extravaganza!

Set in the heart of a century old ship, the Drill Hall is where the fun begins! Make your way round and sample the enticing gins on offer or storm the dance floor and support live music from local artists.

Try a variety of tantalising gins from local distilleries, experience brand new blends, from artisan liquors to firm-favourites with a maritime twist – each one is unique.

Whether you are a drinks connoisseur or a newbie to the gin world, this event is for you!

Your ticket includes entry on board HMS Caroline , access to gin distilleries providing samples, reusable glass, gin cocktail on arrival and a souvenir brochure!


Sensory Explorers Access Morning
7th June 10am - 12pm / 11th October 10am - 12pm

Designed especially for families with children and/or adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder or other special needs, the morning offers a great opportunity for the whole family to enjoy the ship in a more relaxed setting.

The museum will be open to the public as usual, however the volume of the interactives and soundscapes in the historic spaces will be reduced. The Jutland AV will also be switched off for the duration of the event. Sensory resources and craft activities will be available in our Learning Room.

Please contact us on 02890 454484 (option 3) or email learning.caroline@nmrn.org.uk for any additional information that might help to plan your visit.

Book your tickets online to receive a 20% discount; accompanying essential companions are entitled to complimentary entry to the ship.

HMS Caroline 1916