Essential Information

Type Talks and tours
Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre
Date and Times Second and fourth Thursday of every month (see page for details) | 1.30pm
Prices Adults: £16 | Members: £12

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The best way to access our collection and see conservation in action is through one of our behind-the-scenes tours.

On this personal and exclusive experience, you will explore the hidden treasures of the collection within our state of the art storage facility. Our specialist tour guides will lead you through a sprinkling of the 2.5 million objects and archives we have across our sites.

You will come face to face with our conservation team and learn first-hand about the objects' voyage from store to display.

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Important information

How long will the tour last?

Tours last for 2 hours with a 10-minute interval. Tour includes a complimentary tea/coffee

Are the tours wheelchair accessible?

Tours are fully wheelchair accessible.

Who are the tours suitable for?

These tours have been specifically designed for adults but we will accept younger enthusiasts of history, conservation, and heritage.

Getting to The Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre

The Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre is a quick, easy journey from central London by rail or via local bus services.

Address: The Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre, Nelson Mandela Way, Kidbrooke, SE3 9QS

By train: You can reach us from central London via direct routes by Cannon Street London Bridge, Charing Cross and Victoria. Our nearest station is Kidbrooke which is only 5 minute walk away.

By bus: The following buses stop near the Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre: 178, B16, 286, 132

By car: There is limited parking space in our car park but we will prioritise parking for visitors with disabilities. Please pre-book, otherwise we cannot guarantee a place. E-mail: ppmcc@rmg.co.uk 

Getting to Royal Museums Greenwich

Tickets and Opening

Adult: £16
Members: £12

Second and fourth Thursday of every month

  • Greenwich Station
  • Cutty Sark DLR
  • Maze Hill Station
  • Greenwich Pier

Look inside The Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre


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Behind the scenes tours at The Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre

  • Suitable for adults
  • Tours run on the second and fourth Thursday of every month
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Adult from £16
Members from £12
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