Due to COVID sickness within our teams we are sometimes required to close our attractions and sites at short notice.

Whilst all efforts will be made to avoid closures and to contact ticket holders ahead of visits we do ask you to check our Facebook and Twitter accounts for details of closures.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding.

Pre-booking is advised, and visitors must wear masks for their safety and the safety of others, unless exempt. Find The Latest COVID-19 Updates Here.



NMRN Portsmouth Partial CLOSURE on 26th June

Please note that the National Museum of the Royal Navy Portsmouth will be partially CLOSED on Thursday 26th June for the Official launch of the Babcock Galleries and HMS - Hear My Story exhibition.


The following closures are in operation:

Nelson, Sailing Navy and Hear My Stories Galleries to be closed all day

HMS Victory to close at 5pm (last entry 4.15pm)

Victory Gallery to close at 4.30pm. 


The galleries opened to the public on April 3rd, but the official launch has been organised in order for the National Museum of the Royal Navy to thank all those who were involved in their creation.


The Museum will reopen fully on Friday 27th June.

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