National Maritime Museum, London

Publish date: 06-01-2019
National Maritime Museum, London

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).

Working hours

The museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Closed December 24-26.

Ticket prices

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.

Nearest stations:

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!

National Maritime Museum on London map, blue cross - the nearest tube stationNational Maritime Museum on London map, blue cross - the nearest tube station


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