The National Maritime Museum (Maritime Museum) is a maritime museum in the UK, located in London, Greenwich. This maritime museum is recognized as one of the largest maritime museums in the UK.
The building of the museum used to house the Royal Naval College. The museum was opened on April 27, 1937 by King George VI. The name of the museum was suggested by Rudyard Kipling.
The museum collection has more than 2 million exhibits. These are ship models, manuscripts, plans, maps, scientific and navigational instruments, as well as subjects related to marine art (both British and Dutch from 17th century).
The museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed December 24-26.
The entrance is free
Before your visit check details on official website.
How to get to the National Maritime Museum
Exact Address: National Maritime Museum, Romney Road, Greenwich SE10 9NF
Buses: 129, 177, 180, 188, 286, 386 and N1.
Metro: Cutty Sark DLR
Railway: Greenwich and Maze Hill
Boat: Greenwich Pier
Attention - on the Cutty Sark DLR it is better not to try to get out from the first carriage - the platform is small and exit from the first few doors will be closed!