Fun for families

Ahoy closure

Bringing the kids? As we build our exciting new Exploration Wing, the Ahoy! children’s gallery may close at short notice daily, before shutting from 18 April to 27 June. Our popular kids' attraction the Great Map remains open throughout, and there's lots for kids to see and do at Cutty Sark

There are lots of things for children to see and do at the National Maritime Museum; aspiring young pirates and explorers can expect an action-packed, fun day out.
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Dress as a pirate and climb a look out post or steer a ship into port on the Ship Simulator 

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About history's most notorious shipwrecks

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Great gifts for aspiring young explorers and adventurous sailors

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