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.

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  • Monday, 24 February 2020 - 9:04am

    See the world’s last surviving warship from the Battle of Jutland, HMS Caroline, like you have never seen her before.

    Guided tours of the First World War era ship by expertly trained historical guides are being held for a limited time between 24 February and 22 March.

    Guests will be transported back in time to 1916, where they will hear a variety of stories from the First World War, told by expert guides.

  • Thursday, 13 February 2020 - 4:23pm


    Not sure what to do this February half term?

    Join the crew onboard HMS Caroline next week for activities that suit all ages, abilities and will keep you dry if the weather isn’t looking so good!

    There’s arts and crafts for little adventurers, exciting trails around the ship and lectures about conservation. Plus, you can crack codes, camouflage ships and see if you’ve got what it takes to launch torpedoes which is just as popular with adults as well as the kids.

    Here’s the top five things to do onboard the ship during half term.

  • Wednesday, 29 January 2020 - 9:48am

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

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

    This unique event which starts at 8pm is set in the heart of HMS Caroline - a century old ship!

    Make your way around our Drill Hall and sample a variety of tantalising gins from local distilleries before choosing which tempting cocktails to purchase.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Wednesday, 27 November 2019 - 2:53pm

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


    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.


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