National Maritime Museum

Ahoy closure

Bringing the kids? As we build our exciting new Exploration Wing, the Ahoy! children’s gallery may occasionally close at short notice. Our popular kids' attraction the Great Map remains open throughout, and there is lots for kids to see and do at Cutty Sark

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National Maritime Museum

Explore the history of life on the sea - the adventures, the battles, the bravery and the discoveries - through the vast collection of art and objects at the world’s largest maritime museum.

Free entry

The National Maritime Museum is situated in beautiful Greenwich Park and is part of the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site. It is walking distance from the Royal Observatory, the Queen's House, Cutty Sark and the River Thames. 

The historic building includes 10 galleries, a shop, café, interactive displays and is fully wheelchair accessible. 

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Explore & discover

Explore gripping stories of exploration and endeavour that shaped the world we live in today

Did you know explorer John Franklin died seeking the North-West Passage?

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5 Star Greenwich - NMM

"I loved the feeling of history when I walked around this museum. Thank you for such an interesting visit and for taking me along on your adventures"

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

National Maritime Museum visitor

Pick up a memento of your day from our treasure trove of maritime goodies

Find your way

The National Maritime Museum is a quick and easy journey from central London, by DLR, rail or boat