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Baby-centred tours of Ships, Clocks &...

Discover what life was like for a Black sailor...

Enjoy the late summer with a picnic on the...

Using the career of master mariner Walter...

View a selection of the Caird Library’s rare...

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Major Exhibition: Ships, Clocks and Stars: The Quest for Longitude - now open

Book online now: £8.50 combined ticket includes entry to both Ships, Clocks & Stars and Longitude Punk'd exhibitions

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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About the National Maritime Museum

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.