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  • Thursday, 23 January 2020 - 9:37am

    Explore the Sale!

    Our sale which features items from the homewares collection to cufflinks and puzzles is now live.

    The National Museum of the Royal Navy shop showcases a wide range of products, some inspired by the museum's collections.

    Visit the shop today

     

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  • Monday, 13 January 2020 - 12:02pm

    Visit HMS Caroline this January and experience a special art and research project linked to the archives of HMS Caroline and life onboard!

    The team at HMS Caroline have been busy working with Forthspring Inter-Community Centre for the last few months to develop this new project. The group have visited the ship and worked closely with a mixed media artist to create their own artworks, each one inspired by life onboard, photographic collections from the First World War and extracts from 16 year old Boy Telegraphist William Crick’s diary.

    The pieces created are mixed media...

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  • Monday, 9 December 2019 - 4:13pm

    Step on board HMS Caroline and experience Christmas at sea during the First World War.

    Here are our top five things to do at HMS Caroline over the festive period.

    1. Discover the ship dressed for Christmas

    Step onboard HMS Caroline and be transported back in time to Christmas in 1916. Experience a variety of traditional Edwardian Christmas decorations as you wander around the ship.
    Get into the festive spirit and be on the look out for the paper chains, festive stockings, Christmas trees and presents tied with string... filled with a few of our...

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  • Friday, 29 November 2019 - 11:13am

    Today, world-renowned British ESA astronaut, Tim Peake, reveals ten top scientific and educational attractions across the UK that have been made possible by funding from The National Lottery. This comes as part of the 25th birthday celebrations for The National Lottery and the support it has given to science and education in that time. Major Tim Peake is supporting The National Lottery’s birthday campaign because of the impact The National Lottery has had on the UK over the past 25 years.

    Major Tim Peake said: “The National Lottery has played a significant part in furthering...

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  • Wednesday, 27 November 2019 - 2:53pm

    This Black Friday we are offering an extra 30% off ALL family tickets!

    USE CODE BLACKFRIDAY19

    So step on board and experience life at sea on one of the last remaining war ships from the First World War! Discover where the crew lived and slept, hear the personal stories of the men who served on board or grab a cuppa and a festive mince pie in our themed Mess Deck Cafe!

    Save 30% on the full price family ticket for one adult and three children or two adults and three children when you enter the code BLACKFRIDAY19, online ticket purchases only.

    This offer runs...

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  • Thursday, 14 November 2019 - 4:35pm

    The first blog post

    Welcome to the first post from The Conservation Blog! We'll be posting tales from The National Museum of the Royal Navy's museums, ships, collections and special projects.

    As the UK’s only National Museum of the Royal Navy, we are custodians of the epic story of the Royal Navy, its impact on Britain and the world from its origins in 625 A.D. to the present day.

    Within the Royal Navy there are four fighting forces - the Royal Marines, the Fleet Air Arm, the Submarine Service and the Surface Fleet, each with a history to tell.

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HMS Hermes returning from the Falklands