Breeches buoy

AHOY! price changes

Visitor Notice: From 6 April, AHOY! Children’s Gallery will be ticketed during weekends and school holidays to improve the visitor experience of this extremely popular gallery. 

Tickets are available up to 6 weeks in advance. Book now for 6 April onwards including Easter holidays.

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.