Get your head round miles of rigging, admire the pristine decks, and get your hands on Cutty Sark's famous ship's wheel
Cutty Sark’s deck is being conserved. While this takes place the Poop Deck will not be accessible, although visitors can still see the ship's wheel on temporary display in the Dry Dock. Find out more about what's happening
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Get a taste of life on the ocean waves, including the chance to take the ship's wheel and learn how to steer 963 tons of Victorian tea clipper through storms and high seas.
Learn the story of one of the most famous and magnificent ships in the world, and take in epic views of the London skyline.
The wheel itself was restored in the run up to the opening of Cutty Sark in 1957 by a team of talented woodworkers, and the steering mechanism is one of the many original features preserved on Cutty Sark.
It's a reminder of what a triumph of engineering this tea clipper was in her day, with the ingenious design taking up far less space within the ship than earlier tiller designs - ideal for a cargo carrier.
Study the Cutty Sark's career and cargoes, as the Last of the Tea Clippers, and how the ship has been restored and preserved