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.


In Memory Giving

In Memory Giving

Giving in memory of a loved one is a special way to celebrate their life, long after the flowers have faded the impact of your donations continues.  They enable the National Museum of the Royal Navy to preserve the history of the Royal Navy and keep the legacies of the men, women & children, who have played a vital role, alive. 

You can donate online or alternatively you can call 02392 728 070 to give over the telephone or download a gift form and post to –

National Museum of the Royal Navy Fundraising Office
c/o Visitor Centre, Victory Gate, HM Naval Base, Portsmouth PO1 3LJ


Funeral Giving

If you would prefer to collect donations at a funeral please contact us for some envelopes. 

Requesting donations in your memory

If you would like people to donate in your memory once you have gone, it is best to let your executors or family know of your wishes & chosen charity, alternatively this can be written into your funeral plans.  

The National Museum of the Royal Navy will recognise those whom we have received money in tribute to on our online donation wall if the family wish to.  If you would like more details on any of our projects or on how your donations will support the museum please contact the Fundraising Office on 02392 728 070 or email us

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