The Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre is home to the Royal Museums Greenwich stored collections.

The facility is full of inspiring objects which normally would be away from public view. Come behind the scenes to explore these hidden treasures for yourself, and learn more about the conservation and storage teams who care for the collections.

Plan your visit

Getting here

The Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre is a quick, easy journey from central London by rail or via local bus services.

Address: The Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre, Nelson Mandela Road, Kidbrooke, SE3 9QS

By train: You can reach us from central London via direct routes by Cannon Street, London Bridge, Charing Cross and Victoria. Our nearest station is Kidbrooke which is only a 5 minute walk away.

By bus: The following buses stop near the Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre: 178, B16, 286, 132

By car: There is limited parking space in our car park but we will prioritise parking for disabled visitors. E-mail ppmcc@rmg.co.uk to pre-book, otherwise we cannot guarantee a place.

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Tours and talks

Discover what goes on behind the scenes at Royal Museums Greenwich with our regular programme of tours. We offer both on-site and online events, allowing anyone to explore our collections and find out more about the work we do to keep them safe.

Events on site

Online events

Education and learning

Our specialist Primary and Secondary school workshops use objects for evidence-based learning and enquiry work in a rarely-seen behind the scenes working Museum environment.

The Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre is a true working environment, where art, science, technology and humanities collide and are applied. 

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What’s On

See all upcoming events and tours.

SENsory Social Club
Family fun | Identity

SENsory Social Club

Join the weekly online club for adults and young people with SEND
Friday during term time| 11am (Online session) or 1pm (Onsite session)
Pay what you can
Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre
Behind the scenes tours
Talks and tours

Behind the scenes tours

Explore the inner workings of Royal Museums Greenwich and see conservation in action on one of our guided tours
Second and fourth Thursday of every month (see page for details) | 1.30pm
Adults: £16 | Members: £12
Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre
Coder Dojo
Workshops

Coder Dojo

Be inspired by the collection and create computer programmes, animation, art and electronic experiments in response
First Saturday of the month
Free
Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre
Make, Do and Maintain
Workshops | Identity

Make, Do and Maintain

Join our community of makers at The Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre
First Saturday of every month | 10:30am-12:00pm
Free (+ £1.00 booking fee)
Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre
Saturday Super Store Tours
Talks and tours

Saturday Super Store Tours

Come behind the scenes and explore the stores at the Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre
Saturdays at 1.30pm
£12
Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre
Objects in Focus
Talks and tours | Member events

Objects in Focus

Visit our collection center to get up close with an iconic object from our collection
Tuesday 6 August, Tuesday 12 November 2024 | 10.30am-11.30am
Free for Members – booking required
Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre
Delve Deeper: Specialist tours
Talks and tours | Museum Lates

Delve Deeper: Specialist tours

Delve deeper into Royal Museums Greenwich's collection on our specialist tours of the Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre for over 18s.
Monthly | 7-8.30pm
£20 Adults
Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre
BSL Tour: The Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre
Talks and tours | BSL tours

BSL Tour: The Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre

Join guide John Wilson for a British Sign Language (BSL) tour of our state-of-the-art conservation and storage facility
Thursday 24 October 2024 | 1.30pm-2.30pm
Free
Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre

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