Ticketed event

Essential Information

Type Talks and tours
Location
National Maritime Museum
Date and Times Saturday 25 May and Friday 23 August 2024 | 2-3pm
Prices Free

Join historian and guide John Wilson at the National Maritime Museum, for a BSL tour of the latest exhibition Women of the RNLI, which celebrates the work of women in the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.

Important information

This tour is designed for D/deaf people who are BSL users. There is no English voiceover.

Women of the RNLI

Life savers, fundraisers, trailblazers: discover the vital roles that women play in saving lives at sea

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