The National Museum of the Royal Navy museums and attractions in Portsmouth, Gosport, Hartlepool and Yeovilton will re-open w/c 17 May - please check each museum for their opening days/times.

HMS Caroline remain temporarily closed.

Pre-booking is essential at all attractions. Find The Latest COVID-19 Updates Here.
 

 

NMRN Blog

  • Friday, 14 May 2021 - 4:30pm

    VISITORS SEE NATIONAL TREASURE IN NEW LIGHT AS HMS VICTORY’S LOWER MAST REMOVED TEMPORARILY FOR ANALYSIS AND CONSERVATION

    • Highly complex three-day engineering challenge marks next crucial step in 20-year conservation project
    • Main lower mast lifted for first time in nearly 130 years
    • Visitor experience onboard flagship unaffected by mast removal and ship remains fully open


    HMS Victory will have a temporary new look when visitors return to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard from 17 May as the main lower mast, one of the earliest surviving...

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  • Wednesday, 12 May 2021 - 9:00am

    We've put together a three part series on LCT 7074 to update you on her history and journey to her new forever home at the D-Day Story.

    Here's part two, join us next few week for the third and final installment.

    Part 3 - Partying and Preservation 

    Some of you may have heard about LCT 7074 as a unique survivor of the D-Day Landings but did you know that after the Second World War the ship had a completely different life?

    After serving as both the headquarters of the Merseyside Master Mariners Association and a popular Liverpool nightclub, LCT 7074 was acquired...

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  • Friday, 7 May 2021 - 10:00am

    A Royal Navy Mission

    On 9 May 1941, sonar onboard naval destroyer HMS Aubrietia located German U-boat, U-110. Supported by HMS Broadway, she dropped depth-charges; anti-submarine weapons designed to detonate after entering the water, subjecting the target to destructive hydraulic shock.

    U-110 surfaced, with HMS Bulldog joining the effort in forcing the crew to surrender. The submarine eventually sank, but not before it was stripped of everything portable, including her Kurzsignale code book and Enigma machine. A technology used extensively by the German navy, these...

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  • Thursday, 6 May 2021 - 7:00am

    We've put together a three part series on LCT 7074 to update you on her history and journey to her new forever home at the D-Day Story.

    Here's part two, join us next few week for the third and final installment.

    Part 2 - Partying and Preservation

    Some of you may have heard about LCT 7074 as a unique survivor of the D-Day Landings but did you know that after the Second World War the ship had a completely different life?

    In 1971, local businessmen George Evans and Colin Peers (pictured below) bought LCT 7074 (or Clubship Landfall as it was then known) from the...

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  • Wednesday, 28 April 2021 - 10:10am

    We've put together a three part series on LCT 7074 to update you on her history and journey to her new forever home at the D-Day Story.

    Here's part one, join us over the next few weeks for parts two and three.

    Part 1 - Partying and Preservation 

    Some of you may have heard about LCT 7074 as a unique survivor of the D-Day Landings but did you know that after the Second World War the ship had a completely different life?

    In 1947, LCT 7074 was saved from the scrap heap by the Merseyside Master Mariners Association who turned it into their social club. Pictured...

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  • Monday, 26 April 2021 - 8:00pm

    The National Museum of the Royal Navy is delighted to announce that its museums and attractions in Portsmouth, Somerset and Hartlepool will reopen from 17 May.

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