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An illustration of pirate Mary Read

Rebel women and female pirates

From sixteenth century pirates to offshore radio stations, join us for a season of talks to celebrate Women’s History Month this March

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'A golden shot'

Step outside with photographer Daniel Koszela, one of the winners of Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year. Could you be a winner this year?

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Adult: free entry
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  • Greenwich Station
  • Cutty Sark DLR
  • Maze Hill Station
  • Greenwich Pier
Explore the collection

Royal Museums Greenwich holds over 2.5 million items, including astronomical and navigational instruments, ship models and plans, coins, medals and flags, uniforms and weapons, plus historical art, film and photography.

The National Maritime Museum also contains the world's largest maritime library and archive collection.

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Collections Online

Explore our objects, paintings, archives and library collections from the comfort of home.

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Visit the Caird Library & Archive

The Caird Library and Archive at the National Maritime Museum is home to the world's largest maritime library and archive collection.

The Library collection includes over 100,000 books, 20,000 pamphlets, 20,000 bound periodicals including 200 current titles and 8000 rare books spanning every aspect of maritime history.

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Visit Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre

The Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre is home to the Royal Museums Greenwich stored collections and state of the art conservation studios.

This new facility is full of inspiring objects which, like most museums, are generally out of public view. The Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre opens these hidden treasures up to the public along with the skills and expertise of our conservation and storage teams.

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