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The Parkside Café is a bright and airy space at the National Maritime Museum with expansive views of Greenwich Royal Park. There is plenty of seating, both indoor and outdoor. Grab a hot or cold drink, and a selection of sandwiches and cakes - perfect for a picnic in the park.
The Great Map Café is located on the first floor of the National Maritime Museum. This open-plan café sits alongside the Great Map, our giant world atlas.
Find useful information about facilities at our museums including baby change and accessibility, and information for visitors with disabilities coming to any of our sites.
COVID-19 measures have been reduced in line with current government guidance.
However, we still want to make sure that all visitors, staff and volunteers feel safe and comfortable when exploring our sites.
Occasionally some gallery closures may affect your visit to the National Maritime Museum.
Find details of upcoming closures here.
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.
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.
Choose your tickets
Entry to the National Maritime Museum is free, but we recommend booking tickets online in advance to guarantee entry. Charges apply for special exhibitions. For full tickets and prices click here.
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- Unlimited entry all year
- Royal Observatory
- Cutty Sark
- Planetarium Shows
- Special exhibitions
|Individual: £50||Individual: £60|
|Family: from £60||Family: from £70|
Canaletto's Venice Revisited
- 24 rare Canaletto paintings up close
- Venetian art and history
- Experience life in Venice today
- National Maritime Museum entry included