United Kingdom

Park Row
SE10 9NF
Phone: 020 8312 6565

National Maritime Museum

Be inspired by stories of exploration, discovery and endeavour from Britain’s seafaring past, and find out how the oceans still affect us all. See Nelson’s bullet-pierced coat from his final fatal battle and discover the courage shown by Franklin and Scott on their famous polar expeditions, at the world’s largest maritime museum.

Permanent Collection

Collection of over 2 million items


Temporary and permanent exhibitions throughout the year.


Entry is free and includes access to the National Maritime Museum, Queen's House and Royal Observatory Greenwich
There may be charges for some special exhibitions and events.

Opening hours

10.00-17.00 daily. Late summer opening 10.00-18.00 (July-September)

Getting there

DLR to Cutty Sark (Zone 2)
Rail to Greenwich (Zone 2)


For further details, school visits and disabled access please see or search under 'place name' on the Nationwide Access Register at

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