National Maritime Museum Greenwich Free

National Maritime Museum. Image courtesy of Royal Museums Greenwich.
Discover epic stories of exploration and endeavours that have shaped our world today at the National Maritime Museum, located at the heart of UNESCO Maritime Greenwich.
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The museum has fourteen different galleries to explore. Find out what made J.M.W. Turner's largest painting so controversial. Get up close to the actual uniform Admiral Nelson was wearing when he was fatally wounded at the Battle of Trafalgar.

In the Pacific Encounters gallery, reflect on the complex legacy of European exploration and how this has shaped the Pacific as we know it today. Experience the lives of both ordinary seamen and well-known characters, such as Christopher Columbus, Elizabeth I and Francis Drake in the Tudor and Stuart Seafarers gallery.

See the most experienced of explorers being pushed to the extremes of human endurance through the stories of heroic explorers in the Polar Worlds gallery.

Bring the kids for an action-packed adventure: play in the free AHOY! gallery for under sevens or All Hands for six to 12 year-olds.

The National Maritime Museum is part of Royal Museums Greenwich which includes the Royal Observatory, Cutty Sark and the Queen's House.

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Prices and opening times

Child Ticket Free
Family Ticket Free
Adult Ticket Free

Admission free except to events and special exhibitions. The AHOY! Children’s Gallery, currently closed due to COVID-19 restrictions, is ticketed during weekends and school holidays.

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Opening Times

Open daily 10am to 5pm. Last admission is 4.30pm. Closed 24 to 26 Dec. Please check the website for any planned closures.

Venue Details & Map

National Maritime Museum Greenwich

Romney Road, Greenwich
SE10 9NF
+44 (0)20 8312 6608
[email protected]
Public transport:
Rail – Greenwich (zone 2) DLR – Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich By boat – from most central London piers

Facilities & Accessibility


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Access into the Building
Automatic doors
Ramps from parking area to entrance
Accessible Bathroom Facilities
Designated wheelchair accessible public toilet
Accessible Communication Facilities
Clear signage (colour contrast, large letters or pictograms)
Information available in audio format
Accessible Venue Facilities
Level access, ramp or lift to dining area
Level access, ramp or lift to restaurant or cafe
Level access, ramp or lift to the bar
Additional Accessible Facilities
Accessible baby changing rooms
Level access, ramp or lift to garden
Level access, ramp or lift to information point
Attraction Facilities
Gift shop
Public toilets
Booking Facilities
Group bookings accepted
Catering Facilities
Event Facilities
Available for wedding receptions
Offers charity rates
Trade vehicle access
General Facilities
On site parking
Payment Facilities
Free entry
Group rates available

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