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1. The National Maritime Museum

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The National Maritime Museum

Located in the old Naval Asulum on the edge of Greenwich Park is the excellent National Maritime Museum, a top-class visitor attraction which will apeal to adults and children.

The exhibits are divided into themed galleries on different levels.

Level 1 is devoted to the story of seagoing passengers, the ships they travelled in and the hazardous or luxurious journeys they made.

Level 2 describes the huge influence of British naval power and seafaring trade on the establishment and growth of the British Empire.

Level 3 is about individuals and the parts they played in the overall story of exploration, conflict and adventure, such as Cook, Shackleton and Scott.

You can see the uniform (complete with bloodstain) worn by Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar in the extensive Nelson Gallery, and kids can get interactive in “Hands On,” firing canons, loading cargo, and operating radio transmitters.

The National Maritime Museum Address:       
National Maritime Museum
SE10 9NF
England, UK

The National Maritime Museum Opening Times:   
Summer (30th June – 2nd September) Monday to Sunday 10.00 am to 6.00 pm
Rest of the year – Monday to Sunday 10.00 am to 5.00 pm
Last admission is 30 minutes before closing
Closed 24th to 26th December
Site closes early on 31st December and opens late on 1st January and on the occasion of the London Marathon each year

The National Maritime Museum Admission:
Free –  charges may apply to some special exhibitions and events

T  Museum switchboard +44 (0)20 8858 4422

Recorded information line +44 (0)20 8312 6565

Bookings +44 (0)20 8312 8575

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