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Last chance to see award-winning exhibition
Ships, Clocks and Stars: The Quest for Longitude

Book online now: £8.50 combined ticket includes entry to both Ships, Clocks & Stars and Longitude Punk'd exhibitions – both end 4 Jan 2015.

Discover the extraordinary story of the race to find longitude (east-west position) at sea and explore the rivalries and ingenious inventions of some of the greatest minds of the 17th and 18th centuries including Galileo, Isaac Newton, Captain Cook and John Harrison. Part of the Longitude Season 2014–15

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Experience the world's largest maritime museum, filled with inspirational stories of exploration and endeavour at sea and packed to the gunwales with intriguing objects and fascinating galleries.