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.

Essential information

Key stage: 
Key Stage 2
School subject: 
History, Literacy
Location: 
National Maritime Museum
Session times: 
Wednesdays at 10.15 and 12.30
Session price: 
£60 (maximum 30 students)

Join the crew aboard the HMS Victory during the most dramatic naval battle in history to inspire daring tales set at sea.

Children use our galleries and rich collections to spark ideas for writing poetry and narrative stories. The National Maritime Museum has worked in collaboration with the National Literacy Trust to develop this swashbuckling literacy session and a wider unit of work to support the development of writing back in the classroom

PDF iconTrafalgar Tales session outline

PDF iconTrafalgar Tales teacher resource

Booking a session

Sessions cannot be booked online, this is always done via an email or phone enquiry in the first instance.

To book a visit telephone 020 8312 6608 or e-mail bookings@rmg.co.uk

National Maritime Museum schools booking information

Complete an exciting day of activities by choosing up to two of the following free options when you make your booking:

Great Map

Children’s Gallery

Museum Trail

Complete your day with a world trip on the Great Map.

Fire a cannonat pesky pirates in our All Hands children's gallery.

Provided free with a pre-booked session. Please download and print if making an independent self-led visit with your class.

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PDF iconTrafalgar Tales teacher resource

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