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  • Tuesday, 10 July 2018 - 11:14am

    This July HMS Caroline is having a Photography Competition!

    To celebrate our relaunch as a newly enhanced visitor attraction in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter, we’re inviting visitors to send us their photographs of the ‘Carry’ in order to be in with a chance of winning a £1000 prize.

    The competition is open to photographers of all ages and abilities.

    Enter by either 1) posting your image on Instagram using the hashtag #HMSCarolinepics or 2) by submitting your image to

  • Monday, 2 July 2018 - 2:28pm

    HMS Caroline, the 100-year-old naval vessel and sole survivor of the WW1 Battle of Jutland, docked in Belfast’s Alexandra Dock has been announced as a finalist in the National Lottery Awards 2018.

    The ship, which opened in 2016, followed by the completion of a visitor and exhibition centre in the restored Pump House and refurbishment of Alexandra Dock earlier this year, was the recipient of the largest ever Heritage Lottery Fund grant of £11.5m in 2014. It is the only project from Northern Ireland as a finalist in the Heritage category of the Awards.

  • Friday, 25 May 2018 - 1:19pm

    Coinciding with the 102nd anniversary of the Battle of Jutland – the greatest naval engagement of the First World War – HMS Caroline is set to be the scene once again of maritime drama in the form of local production ‘Through the Eyes of a Boy.’

  • 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.


HMS Hermes returning from the Falklands