Do the Ultimate Time Trail

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Embark on our Ultimate Time Trail during your visit and discover the source of the famous six-pips sound that can be heard on BBC radio marking the hour. See the watch that survived the Titanic disaster, and the historic timekeepers that that solved the problem of how to find longitude at sea. 

Embark on your journey through time

Coffee barista at the Museum cafe, National Maritime Museum

Treat yourself to a fine afternoon tea or relax with a frothy coffee at our cafes and restaurants. Go on, you deserve it.