Ahoy closure

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

Plan your visit

Free
Special Exhibition: Adult £9.60
Open daily from 10am - 6pm
Including Bank Holidays
Getting here
Park Row, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF
Come to the National Maritime Museum on your day out in Greenwich and explore life on the sea. Encounter dramatic stories through our collections, from the Battle of Trafalgar and First World War sea battles to Turner’s sea-inspired artwork and feats of engineering and discovery.

 

See Nelson’s Trafalgar coat and other spectacular objects in our free Nelson, Navy, Nation gallery

Play in the free AHOY! children's gallery for under-7s and the All Hands children’s gallery for 6-12s

Relax at the Parkside Café and Terrace overlooking gorgeous Greenwich Park and Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle by Yinka Shonibare

 

The Museum is set in beautiful Greenwich Park and is part of the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site. While you’re here why not visit the Royal Observatory and Cutty Sark – both within walking distance.

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

Share your photos on social media using #ExploreGreenwich

 

Explore & discover

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

Did you know

Explorer John Franklin's ships, the HMS Erebus and Terror , were found in 2014 and 2016 after over 100 years at the bottom of the Arctic sea

Tell me more

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