Breeches buoy

All hands closure

We're making some improvements. All Hands Gallery will be closed Monday 16 and Saturday 20 April for redecoration. The rest of the musuem remains open as usual. 

Essential information

Key stage: 
Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2
Resource type: 
Classroom activity
Location: 
National Maritime Museum, Queen's House
School subject: 
History

Image of the breeches buoy which was invented to help save people from shipwrecks.