Location: Maritime London: 1700 to now gallery.
Admission: Free, open daily 10.00–17.00.
This display explores the Nelson story through the narrative of the Battle of Trafalgar, his death, funeral and commemoration in the capital. The space includes an interactive feature with life-size digital reproductions of Nelson’s Trafalgar coat and Nile uniform, through which visitors can learn more about Nelson’s life and death and related objects, paintings and manuscripts.
Temporary removal of Nelson's Trafalgar coat
Nelson’s Trafalgar uniform has been taken off display temporarily to go to the exhibition 'Napoléon et l’Europe' at the Musée de l’Armée in Paris (27 March–14 July). On its return, the uniform will go on display in the new gallery Nelson, Navy, Nation 1688-1815, opening 21 October 2013 (Trafalgar Day).