HQS Wellington Free


The Convoy exhibition tells the story of the Battle of the Atlantic with a particular focus on the Merchant Navy, the commercial fleet that carried vital imports to Britain.

The exhibition traces the development of the Battle of the Atlantic from its earliest days, immediately after the outbreak of war in 1939, until the final surrender of surviving German U-boats in 1945.

Wellington is the last surviving example of a Second World War escort ship in Britain. Since 1948, she has been moored at Temple Stairs along the Thames. She is now both a Heritage Ship and headquarters to the Honourable Company of Master Mariners.

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Prices and Opening Times
Adult Ticket: Free (USD0.00)
Child Ticket: Free (USD0.00)
Family Ticket: Free (USD0.00)
Senior Ticket: Free (USD0.00)

Full ship tours are available at £2.50 per person (concessions available)

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Opening Times:

11:00 - 17:00, Sundays and Mondays

Entry Free

Venue Details & Map

HQS Wellington

Temple Stairs
Victoria Embankment
City of Westminster
0207 836 8179
Public transport:
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app


Accessible Communication Facilities
Audible alarm system
Clear signage (colour contrast, large letters or pictograms)
Films or information touch screens have visual/audible subtitles
Information available in audio format
Information available in large print
Accessible Venue Facilities
Special dietary requirements catered for
Staff available to assist
Staff available twenty four hours
Access into the Building
Ramps with handrails to entrance
Steps with handrails to entrance
Additional Accessible Facilities
Low reception or information counters
Accessible Parking Facilities
Drop-off point for guests available outside main entrance
Access Inside Building Facilities
Effective lighting throughout for visually impaired users
Seating for limited mobility users along routes
Some routes suitable for limited mobility users
Steps with handrail within building
Steps within building
Attraction Facilities
Gift shop
Patron toilets
Booking Facilities
Coach parties accepted
Group bookings accepted
Catering Facilities
Event catering
Event Facilities
In house AV available
Available for wedding receptions
Conference rooms / Meeting rooms
Event facilities
General Facilities
Good views
Wi-Fi access
Payment Facilities
Credit cards accepted
Debit cards accepted
Free entry
Group rates available
Repeat visits

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