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National Maritime Museum

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 art by Great Masters alongside modern masterpieces

Royal Museums Greenwich holds one of the most significant art collections in the country and it is crucial to telling the Museum’s stories. From works by Great Masters such as Gainsborough, Turner, Hogarth, Holbein and the van de Veldes to stunning contemporary pieces such as Yinka Shonibare's Ship in a Bottle.

Make more of your visit with our Top Treasure Trails

Wondering how to get the most out of your visit? Try our selection of top treasure trails. From Weird and Wonderful to Big Day Out, these curated ideas for things to see and do will help you discover some of the iconic attractions and hidden treasures at the National Maritime Museum, Royal Observatory Greenwich, Cutty Sark and the Queen's House. There's something for everyone!

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Nelson’s Trafalgar coat

See for yourself the very coat worn by Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar, complete with bullet holes and blood. 10.00–17.00 Free This is the Vice-admiral's undress coat worn by Nelson ... is probably that of Nelson's secretary, John Scott, killed earlier. The coat is of blue wool cloth ...

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