Plan your school visit to the National Maritime Museum

Useful information for teachers planning school visits.

Arrange a preliminary visit to the National Maritime Museum and Queen's House Greenwich

To make sure you get the most out of your visit, we recommend that teachers arrange a preliminary visit to plan practical details, and to assist in briefing group leaders and pupils before they arrive.

Download our Risk Assessment for schools groups visiting the National Maritime Museum and Queen’s House

Contact our Bookings team

Tel: +44 (0)20 8312 6608


Getting to the National Maritime Museum and Queen's House

We are located in Zone 2, 20 minutes from central London by DLR or rail. Parking is limited in Greenwich so please use public transport if possible. Whether you are arriving by coach or on public transport we have useful information about parking and walking times.

Maps & floorplans of our site


Admission to all sites is free to school groups including most special exhibitions provided this is booked in advance. 

Arriving at the Museum

School groups enter via the Group Entrance on Romney Road. A learning team host will meet groups here on their arrival.

Facilities and access

Lunch and cloakroom facilities

A lunch space and group lockers to store coats and bags are available for you to use if you are attending a facilitated session. Please book these in advance.


The National Maritime Museum is committed to developing its educational programme and collections for everyone to enjoy. Most educational sessions involve handling objects and all can be adapted for students with Special Educational Needs. Please let us know about your access needs when you book.

Home education groups

The National Maritime Museum welcomes Home education groups for self-guided visits and to take part in our school sessions.

Download our guidelines to help you plan your home education visit

Cancelling or changing your booking

If you need to reduce numbers or cancel your booking for any booked activities you must tell us at least 28 days before the date of your visit.

How to cancel or amend your booking


Plan your visit

Prices & booking

Download our risk assessment

Search our school sessions by subject or key stage

Search our school resources

See an overview of our school resource programmes