Browse over 100 amazing attractions at Royal Museums Greenwich, including Nelson's Trafalgar coat, John Harrison's famous timepieces and Turner's largest painting.
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Artist William Hodges made studies of the Pacific islands while on board ship with Captain Cook. Back in London, he turned these sketches into larger canvases for exhibition at the Royal Academy. Trained in the traditions of Western painting, Hodges created a European vision of the Pacific as an earthly paradise that continues in art and the imagination today.
In 1807, after years of fighting, the abolitionist movement succeeded in outlawing the international slave trade.
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Get up close to this beautiful example of Fijian craftsmanship: a double-hulled sailing canoe.
Awarded to Admiral Sir John Thomas Duckworth in 1804 by the Assembly of Jamaica.
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Bring the little ones to AHOY! - our brilliant children’s gallery for 0-7s, open daily.
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The All Hands children's gallery for 6-12s at National Maritime Museum is free and open daily.
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Paddy Hartley has focused on the stories of Walter Yeo and William Vicarage who were both injured at the Battle of Jutland in 1916. Tracing the families of both men, Paddy has created eight artworks in response to each man's extraordinary life story, and whose surgery fundamentally advanced the way in which facial reconstructive surgery was performed.
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See the bar shot fired from the Spanish ship the Santisima Trinidada into HMS Victory at the Battle of Trafalgar killing eight of her crew.
Blistering barnacles, what's that doing in here?
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Spy these binoculars rescued from HMS Invincible.