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Space and Time
Unlock the secrets of space and time with our expert astronomers at the Royal Observatory in this blog.
Caird Library and Archive
The Caird Library & Archive at the National Maritime Museum is the most extensive maritime reference resource in the world. The collection includes over 100,000 books, 20,000 pamphlets, 20,000 bound periodicals including 200 current titles and 8000 rare books. The collections are available to anyone interested in maritime history and can be accessed for free online or in person. In this blog our expert archivists unearth some of the treasures in the collection.
Keep up to date with a behind the scenes look at one of the world’s greatest collections of maritime objects. Our collection contains about 2.5 million items featuring the most important holdings in the world on the history of Britain at sea, including maritime art (both British and 17th-century Dutch), cartography, manuscripts including official public records, ship models and plans plus scientific and navigational instruments. Go behind the scenes with our museum experts and find out about the treasures in our archives.