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  • Tuesday, 27 February 2018 - 10:19am

    The National Museum of the Royal Navy, the team behind the historic HMS Caroline which has been restored into an intriguing and exciting visitor and learning attraction, is launching a fun-filled festival to mark the opening of its new visitor centre.

  • Wednesday, 31 January 2018 - 4:30pm

    Local actor, Sir Kenneth Branagh came aboard one of Belfast’s most historic attractions, HMS Caroline, to surprise a group hosted by Belfast City Council for a screening of Dunkirk.

    Branagh is in the city to be awarded the Freedom of Belfast and was welcomed on board HMS Caroline by Jamie Wilson from The National Museum of the Royal Navy and joined by Belfast Lord Mayor Nuala McAllister and Paul Mullan, Head of the Heritage Lottery Fund in Northern Ireland.

  • Thursday, 7 December 2017 - 2:21pm

    In conjunction with the Heritage Lottery Fund, HMS Caroline is pleased to welcome National Lottery players to Belfast’s newest award-winning attraction, HMS Caroline for free from 11 – 17 December 2017.

    A new month-long celebration by the National Lottery sees Heritage Lottery Funded projects take part in a co-ordinated week of free activities, giving National Lottery players access to some of the UK’s finest historical attractions.

  • Monday, 4 December 2017 - 11:56am

    A 25-metre steel and timber footbridge weighing 14 tonnes has been installed across the mouth of Alexandra Dock in Belfast’s historic Queen’s Island. The bridge will allow visitors to the Pump House to walk across the 19th century dock which is now home to HMS Caroline.

    Built by Woodburn Engineering in Carrickfergus, the bridge is made of steel with a timber walk way and is a central component in a major refurbishment programme of the historic Belfast docks.

  • Sunday, 3 December 2017 - 12:09pm

    Belfast’s HMS Caroline, one of the world’s most historically significant warships, is celebrating winning the Large Visitor Attraction of the Year in this year’s Luxury Travel Guide awards.

  • Thursday, 3 August 2017 - 12:27pm

    Do you have any photos, letters or printed archives relating to HMS Caroline dating from the 1920s – 2009?  If you do and would be happy for copies to be made, then the team at HMS Caroline would like to hear from you.  Some of these will be displayed over the coming years at HMS Caroline, on the onboard digital display screens and through social media.


HMS Hermes returning from the Falklands