Due to uncertainty around changing COVID regulations and the potential impact of sickness within our teams; NMRN may be required to adjust opening hours or close sites at short notice. Whilst all efforts will be made to avoid this 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.

HMS Caroline remains temporarily closed. Find The Latest COVID-19 Updates Here.


Information Bank

Here you will find pages created by our Archives Collections Team on popular topics and frequently asked questions.

These are meant as helpful guides and not as definitive pieces on these subjects. Please review our online resources page for more helpful sources.


Research Information

Finding Service Records

Service Record Abbreviations

Naval Shore Establishments



Horatio Nelson


Ships and Vessels

Loss of HMS Hampshire

Submarine Losses


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